Eight Moons, an NFT artwork, by Michael Gaio, 2021

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