Looking at the exaggerated figure of the trees, as well as the surreal nature of the piece, I'd guess that Shaun tan was one of your inspirations, though I may be wrong. I bring this up because your style has a very distinctive feel, which is by all means a good thing. The colours balance each other out well, and it's a beautiful picture on its own. There's a problem though, and it might be a big one depending on what you intend for this piece. Namely, I can't tell what's supposed to be happening. Based on the title, I'd guess that the rabbit is holding the moon, but without that title I'm lost. Maybe if you make the rabbit a bit bigger, or emphasize the fact that he's holding onto the moon (if that's what he's doing), at the moment it kind of looks like he's holding a stick in front of it. There's no central focus to this piece, I don't know whether I should focus on the dream catcher, the rabbit or the house. Aside from that complaint, it's still a great piece. Many Thanks.
This is a very interesting and surreal piece. I saw from your comments that you were partially inspired by Salvador Dali and I definitely see elements of his work in this. He is one of my favorite artists. The work appears at once both dark and bright in its balanced use of blues and blacks. In this way it evokes the sense of being in a dreamscape, which I get the feeling is central to this work. The dream-catcher further supports that we are seeing into a dream world. Could the idea of 'giving the moon' in this work be a metaphor for trying to achieve the seemingly unachievable? If that is the case I get the sense that this scene depicts the struggle of that endeavor rather than the success and that we may be peering into the unfiltered side of the dream-catcher; into the nightmare not yet made a dream.
Thankyou ^_^ My inspiration comes from many things. Subject wise I am inspired by fairy tales, dreams, fantasy and a childs imagination. My painting style developed as i experimented more whilst at college and university, I found i really enjoyed starting off my paintings by being messy, throwing the paint around etc, then i clean it up and add details Surreal art is a big inspiration to me, as well as many illustrators.