"While in Maine this summer, I had gone to the public beach at night just as the full Moon was rising over the ocean. It appeared huge and red, as if swollen with blood. When it came time to work on my hallween piece, I found the memory of that night was still so vivid in my mind. And while I was concerned that rendering the fall foliage at night would be kind of difficult, using rusty browns for the leaves that are bright red in sunlight and dark ochres for the yellow ones worked really well. "
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