mini reliquaries

Immediately after I finished carving the new mini-reliquaries I cleaned the studio.  The photo was taken before I left for Texas to visit TD Kelsey last month.  Cleaning and clearing is an important step between stages in a project.  The last weeks have been a fury of creativity – too focused to share.  Starting a whole new series is as engaging as the intimate journey with a new lover.  Precious.  Scary.  Exciting.

Intensely engaging.

I have been sequestered daily with the new work (for many weeks now) and am just beginning to be at a place where I can begin to share…