Eight Moons – by Michael Gaio, 2021
Digital graphics, 3D Modeling, NFT
“Eight Moons” is an animated image representative of the 8 commonly recognized lunar phases of the 28 day lunar cycle. Each of the 8 lunar phases is represented by a symbolic glyph crafted onto the face of a rotating 8-sided octahedron.
Each of the 8 lunar glyph symbols are representative of a meaningful period of time:
New Moon: signifies new beginnings.
Waxing Crescent: signifies intention.
First Quarter: signifies decision making.
Waxing Gibbous: signifies refinement.
Full Moon: signifies release and sealing of intention.
Waning Gibbous: signifies gratitude.
Last Quarter: signifies forgiveness.
Waning Crescent: signifies surrender.
This NFT is one of several in the PolyArchemes series: an exploration in representation of meaningful archetypal symbols with the dimensionality of space and time.
Created with Fireworks, Sketch, Blender, Unreal Engine, and AfterEffects.
NFT includes: GIF 1000×1000 9.5MB, MP4 1000×1000 3.4MB