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Pregnancy Celebration ~ Henna Pampering

Henna, Photos and a Keepsake Book! 

  • Henna Adornment
  • –  1 & 1/2 hours of Henna Pampering = pure relaxation
  • –  I use extra fine, organic henna, an essential oil (eucalyptus): pure, safe and natural
  • –  We collaborate to create the perfect, personalized design, special, for you
  • The Photo Session
  • –  Perfectly lit studio photos, as soon as your henna is dry
  • –  Outdoor Photos same day or 3 days after your appointment (When henna's darkest)
  • –  2nd Photo Shoot Outside, either Same day OR 3 days after your Henna appointment
  • –  Select some outfits from my wardrobe of wrap skirts and colored silks
  • –  Bring your favorite clothes too...
  • –  Discreet topless in the studio and in nature
  • Your Keepsake Book and High Rez Photo Files
  • –  Your own beautiful high-quality (softcover), photo book - a true keepsake
  • –  The 20 best images, from the book in your website account to select your favorites
  • –  Choose 10 of high-resolution files in your account to download and print as you wish
  • –  Photos can include your family or make it all about you!

Mama & baby bear henna design

The first pregnancy henna of 2018! Mama-to-be requested bears and mountains... not really any large trees but flowers instead - especially succulents. Ideas were explored about the shape, position and filling of the bears. I gazed at succulents on my phone (a new request). When she said mountains, I ran upstairs to my desk, and sitting in the spotlight was a lovely little blue research drawing I'd done over Winter Holiday.

At the time, I was deep in the realm of self education, where I was drawing a whole series of landscapes as a form of spontaneous obsessive creative expression. I decided to take a break from "work", and not really turn on my computer much, not do any work for clients for the whole holiday. In the space and time that was left behind, I found myself relaxing by listening to podcasts (Design Matters by Debbie Millman is my currently favorite) and doodling. Then doodling progressed to an art idea that I've been wanting to work on, the progression from tiny flower to mountain top. I broke out lots of inspiration and began to bring it all together, trying out one new idea after another. There are so many ways to fill space. Dot after dot after dot, filling space, making stars or sand... leaf after leaf drawn, feeling the closeness of the trees, then the forest. What does it look like, when the trees get smaller? These are art problems I sat an solved with my blue sharpie with great satisfaction. I also played with layers of dirt and the mushrooms that grow under bushes. The piles of rock, the sediment ... I tried two big leaf shapes but they ended up looking like gravestones. Not so good. But perhaps as reminder of our ancestors. I am happy with the work I do, I love to be an artist. I love to make art so much that it's what I do when I'm on break, during the holidays...

Posted by   SarahKate

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