Website Update, Water Portraits
It is said that water is responsive to our feelings, our words, our energy. I need water! It feeds my soul and nourishes my spirit.
So this summer I have finally got around to building myself a water tank and all these images were taken in the same tank - or one just like it. Yet the feeling and emotions and stories with each is so different. Water is a versatile medium to work with, you can pose in ways you could not think of when standing. It relaxes and soothes you. And it also cools you down in the heat!
So thank you to all the models below for letting me play and create stories. This first image is full of hope and anticipation - its a new maternity image, I took today of the lovely Chrissy.
This one is sisters - growing in the garden of youth and family.
This image is my friend Deb - its a victorious image. She has conquered cancer, faith was an important element in her journey. Celebrate with her today, as she releases her book of love letters and images captured using the alternative printing process I so love, photogravure.
Isn't it so amazing the different look and energy each image holds - yet all were taken in the same setting. This one is not finished. I will being doing encaustic work and overlaying that with more wax... so fun!!!
All this transformation and sudden energy for creativity has been wonderful. My great coach Jeff Shaw
gave me a shout out when he was speaking the other day. I have had 600 new hits on my website and its not reflecting new work. So the changes have begun. With this smoke the rest will be finished by the end of the weekend - unless some miracle occurs and all wildfires in the Northwest are put out by some needed rain. So bear with me if the site is not at maximum functionality during the next few days.
And a final shout out to my friend Christie in Austin, Texas
who really broke down the specifics of what I needed from Home Depot to build this tank!! Check out her water portraits - they are totally different to these!
Water - it is transformational... find some and rest and revive yourself this weekend!