This piece combines some of my favorite elements: calligraphy, water soluble pastels, red and yellow together, quotations and roses.
This quote also speaks to the heart of who I am. Having practiced a lot of art therapy, I know all too well how true this quote is.
Roses have long been my favorite flower to draw–I love the layers of petals and their curling edges. This was my favorite bloom from a gift of a dozen roses I received.
I did this braided & beribboned ‘do for my good friend Claudia at the Renaissance Faire. Oh what a fair lady she was!