This was a fun shoot I had at my studio this last fall before the clouds came in and settled for the winter. Brandon Witzel was behind the camera, Cheryle Monroe modeled, Jenni Springer did makeup, and I did the hair.
The Ajna or third eye is the gateway to insight for the future. This is how and why we see with our minds eye. The polarity of masculine and feminine reside here with the duality of subject and object. Hindus believe that spiritual energy from the external world is entered
The vishuddha chakra is commonly associated with the throat. This is a place were you will find pure cosmic sound. When this chakra is nourished guilt and remorse are removed and we are given a compassionate voice. Finding this detachment from everyday problems will help in our survival and growth.
I have been collecting things for as long as I remember in my adult life, things like plant matter, tea bags, metal, rocks. Never quite sure why, but compelled to keep it going. Through these collections I have learned how to use the things I find and become a scribe
The heart chakra is the seat of balance for preservation, creation and destruction. Opening your heart can release the flow that has been building up and will lighten the load and pressure we carry around with us. This piece was made with my rusting process but I used a tannin
Here are some photos I just got back from a shoot with Danger Ninja and the lovely traveling model V. The very delicate and beautiful necklaces were made by Tiger Tribe, who is featured at R.A.W. Textiles dye studio.
This are a few images from a shoot I recently had with Mike Larremore and the model Twigglet. I love having a stock of rusty things to use as props.
Oh what a beautiful thing for me to see.