Description Full Moons are traditionally associated with temporal insomnia, insanity and various magical phenomena such as lycanthropy. Psychologists, however, have found that there is no strong evidence for effects on human behavior around the time of a full moon. They find that studies are generally not consistent, with some showing a positive effect and others showing a negative effect (hence the terms lunacy and lunatic) Many neopagans hold a monthly ritual called an Esbat at each full moon, while some people practicing traditional Chinese religions prepare their ritual offerings to their ancestors and deities on every full and new moon.
George Grie, Toronto Member Since August 2008 Artist Statement I use two main applications for the most of my images, 3ds max and Adobe Photoshop. 3ds max is the major tool for setting up any of the image scenes, where I import live forms from Poser and Daz studio, background skies or landscapes from Terragen and MojoWorld and extras from Zbrush and CreatureCreator. As long as I’m producing two-dimensional art Photoshop remains the most imperative production tool. All closing touches such as hue and saturation adjustments, removing small imperfections, or global color balance changes are done with CS Photoshop.
I prefer not to force my picture interpretation or push my philosophical opinion about it on viewers. I only hint them by image titles and a short description. Often, descriptions consist of encyclopedic quotes that have the same subject as the image title. I favor viewers being absolutely free to interpret or translate my artwork content the way that is close to them only. My views or even existence should not bother you. It is actually, entirely your job to build picture concepts based on your personal knowledge, sensitivity, preferences, and world perception. In the majority of my artworks, I try to merge real world images with subconscious emotions and philosophical thoughts. Many of my creations are similar to mental puzzles where viewers can take a trip from one point to the very end by analyzing symbolic objects laying around. Occasionally, images’ subject matter is unclear when the path is hidden under layers of mutually excepted items. Sometimes, a picture could appear almost abstract and meaningless but there is always something for you to discover.