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Preparing for Labor and Delivery of "Botanicals by Honey", with Help from my 4-legged Studio Mate

Preparing for Labor and Delivery of "Botanicals by Honey", with Help from my 4-legged Studio Mate
I am currently preparing for the labor and delivery of… a new collection. With yesterday being the 22nd birthday of my amazing, beautiful, first born daughter, I am reminded of how similar birthing babies is to birthing paintings. Both begin with a vague conception that comes from a mysterious land beyond. Slowly but surely, they become more and more defined and take on a life of their own. The collection currently gestating in my studio is based on botanicals and, more specifically, the Japanese art of flower arrangement called "ikebana", which, in the most simple terms, is an artful, refined arrangement of flowers and other botanicals containing three elements: Heaven, Earth and Human