I decided I wanted to work on some small pieces just to give myself
a sense of creative accomplishment.
I knew I would do some beading which is too time consuming for
This piece I am calling Lion spirit mask.
It was inspired by an African bag I had seen in a beading book
and although my picture looks nothing like or remotely resembles
the bag I saw; the African bag made me think of the colors I would
use and I ask myself, what spirit mask would I make for myself?
I came up with a lion mask.
I created the face with white beads to make the lion seem “ethereal” or “ghostly”,
like a spirit. I know the face is more human in appearance but,
it is what I felt I wanted to create.
Interestingly, as I was beginning this little project I decided to pick up a stack
of Tarot cards given to me as a gift. Look what showed up….
I felt it was appropriate and explained where I wanted to go with this piece.
a little close up detail of the card…
This piece is 5″ x 5″ total. I plan on doing more of these little cloths.
A little beading close up….
Have a great day!