I had this funny idea that an astronaut might stand on some celestial object, say, the moon, and do a "Saturn impression."
To help realize this vision, for reference shots, I had my son put on an astronaut Halloween costume and took pictures. Then I had to get him "trained" to hula hoop.
Here's one of the dozens I took:
Then I painted this picture: of a hula hoop duet with Saturn.
I tried to paint it fast, taking about two hours to get to a point at which I felt I might stop.
Oil on Gessobord
5" x 5"