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...she wore peacock feathers in her hair

© Karin Taylor

Joined February 2008

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affirmation, art, drawing, gifts, girls, karin taylor, meditation, painting, purple, relaxation

Girls Night Out
variation on the theme

Powder Room
third variation in the series of 3

Media pencil drawing coloured digitally, background created fro the original sepia drawing to resemble cork

a little legend who wears peacock feathers in her hair…i wonder what her story is…i bet it’s fascinating….perhaps there’s a little bit of you and a little bit of me in her….i’d like to think so.

art as therapy….definitely, this piece was therapeutic…… i was lost in 3 hours of whimsy when i created this between 11pm and 2am this morning….

it so pleased me to use peacock feathers, we have had a vase of them in mum’s house from as long back as i can remember…and below you will see a little picture of my mum when she was a little girl posing for a photo with her peacock feather fan…i have always loved this picture of my mum. From what I understand she is on her way to a dance, all dressed up in kimono as a dear little geisha… a red haired one with curls to die for…mum i hope you like this….dedicated to you with love … xxx

So you see, that kimonos, peacock feathers and the love of beautiful adornments have been intriguing me my whole life, my mum is so creative and sews beautifully, and used to make a dresses for herself and me, she would be sure to purchase extra fabric to make me a little dress in a different style to hers, to bond us closer as mother and daughter…what a lovely thought

My mum Sal with her peacock feather fan dressed up in kimono

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