Indigo Bags!

I recently had the pleasure of exploring real indigo dye techniques for the first time! It was a lot of fun. In my quest to reduce my plastic usage, I created these lovely indigo designs on organic cotton bags using shibori techniques of folding and binding to create unique designs…

Since the dye is natural, these bags are food safe! I have been using them to shop and store my produce at home. Dampening the bag keeps my produce fresh in the fridge. Holiday season is coming up and I plan to make more of these to use in place of gift wrap! Yay!

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Makana 

Makana Mountain is an iconic viewpoint on Kauai’s Northshore. It was made famous as Bali Hai in the musical South Pacific. This is a little acrylic study I did while sitting at Tunnels Beach recently. Landscapes are pretty new to me but I had fun and really, when creating art, fun is the most important thing! 

Heart Healing

New original  18″ x 24″ Acrylic on canvas.

This piece is about transcending heartbreak to a place of true connection and love for one’s self. What I have personally experienced is that every time my heart breaks it is an opportunity to be more alive and more present. I find that I can see a little deeper to the sacredness in all things and I find a deeper compassion as well. Heartbreak is the beginning of understanding the immortal nature of Love itself. True love is never lost.

 

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Heart Healing: Acrylic on canvas 18×24