INVENTING SHADOWS, a film documentary, reveals the evolution and art process of internationally recognized artist, SUSAN VENABLE. Lushly photographed and directed by cinematographer ALI LASSOUED, the artist’s highly original and unusual process is dramatically revealed. Rich and compelling photography draws the viewer into the visually complex materials becoming transformed on screen. Like a mystery unraveling, the film follows the creation of one work of art, from inspiration, drawings, to painting with molten wax and twisted copper wires. Career highlights spanning over thirty years are intertwined with reflective and personal moments, revealing the intimate thought process of the artist.