Work in Progress: Elephant Hamsa

Hamsas are very meaningful and important symbols for me. The hamsa is an ancient┬ásymbol that is found in many different religious cultures. One of the most common beliefs is that this image is protective, warding off evil intentions and evil spirits, but it can also be a symbol of blessing; welcoming good intentions and good…

Gearing up for Denver Arts Festival

If I’ve been a little quieter than usual it’s because I’ve been hunkered down creating work for the Denver Arts Festival which is coming up later this month on May 26th thru 27th. This will be my first major arts festival, and honestly I’m a little overwhelmed by the amount of work there is to…

Work in progress: Hamsa

A couple of months ago, I started this piece always with thee intention of quilling it but other pieces happened and I set it aside to work on later. After sitting with it for several weeks, I started to wonder if maybe I wanted to quill it at all since the painting was really bright…