‘Starry Starry Life’ – Day 287/365 – SOLD

‘Starry Starry Life’ – Day 287/365 – SOLD

A commissioned birthday painting for a dear dear man, this – a capture of his trip to Antarctica during his years working as a surveyor.⁠
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I’m not sure about many things in this wild short life we get, but I do believe that no night, no adventure in the genuine company of stars will ever leave you feeling regretful. ⁠
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And while we truly celebrate our time on this planet only once a year I wish for this special human and for all of you a lifetime of starry nights and many happy earthdays.⁠

‘A moment in time’ – Day 269/365 – SOLD

‘A moment in time’ – Day 269/365 – SOLD

When I started this concept of tiny paintings, my wish was to give people a way of remembering their cherished memories in a tangible way – without the need for social media feeds. This little guy is just such a painting. Created as a commission for a special 4-year anniversary gift from a photo taken spontaneously on a special beach. It’s also my first international commission (eep🙌🏼) and travelled across the pond with my buddy from @riotbeer so as not to incur an additional sole purpose carbon footprint.
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Thank you @damdickey for your support and belief in me. May this moment in time bring you both much happiness and joy for many years to come. Happy Anniversary to you both.

Here’s Dawn’s little painting on her mantlepiece 😁.

‘Abundance’ – Day 169/365 – SOLD

‘Abundance’ – Day 169/365 – SOLD

A tiny painting of a place, or rather many parts of a place, that came together in one tiny painting.⠀
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For you @jalperstein, your Cameroon. ⠀
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I hope this will help you keep all the lush greenery and abundance of a place you love near, always.⠀
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And thank you for being so giving🙏 My burn experience would not have been the same without our wonderful sequence of events. I love that it found its way to me from such verdant lands. ⠀
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‘Children of Sagittarius’ – Day 167/365 – SOLD

‘Children of Sagittarius’ – Day 167/365 – SOLD

My first commission under ‘miniNature’ from one mega special @lau_fergusonfor her man on father’s day. All three their tiny humans share the same sign! Can you handle – and it’s Sagittarius of all the signs – the mold breakers and expansive thinkers. Lauren asked me to somehow represent each of the kids individuality under the sign and so we decided on their moon signs. ✨🤗 .
I absolutely loved bringing this concept to life and creating something so unique for another’s wild heart 🖤
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Swipe to see their miniNature painting in their beautiful home🙏🏼✨
To all the dads, full time, part-time, inaugural, wannabe, surrogate, (still unawares – eek 😳), remembered and aspiring- high fives to you! Raise intuitive daughters and sons. They listen better and expend less time in their becoming ☺️✨
‘Rebirth in Death’ – Day 129/365 – SOLD

‘Rebirth in Death’ – Day 129/365 – SOLD

The Burn has some strange and profound ways of bringing deep wounds and healing space into your…well, your Binnekring (Burn pun and also ‘inside circle’ in Afrikaans).
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My lovely ticket gifter, when told that I would like to paint her best memory as a thank you for her ticket, decided to honour the still-developing creative in me, and simply said “Paint what comes to you under the theme ‘Death and Rebirth’. This was a relevant theme for her, because of her work in safe birth practices.
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I held space for this concept in the desert and waited for the painting to come to me.
By Sunday’s Clan burn, my spirit was ripe for some unfolding, and through a series of interesting events, I arrived at this point in the night, with a sobbing heart, and a shaking grip on reality. I was reliving the loss of my dad as a little girl. In the miasma of light-adorned humans, I let him go all over again. The wind exhaled hard over the burning structure. As I watched the side-swept flames turned into long, fiery feathers. My Phoenix was emerging.
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I don’t think healing from the death of a loved one will ever be a linear journey. As we move through our lives, maybe edging closer to our own deaths, we’ll be offered many chances to revisit the truths that lie in it. If Death were a guru I imagine her to be a Phoenix Being with pendants to lay over your head as you find acceptance for her many teachings. And on this night, by this fire, I found the courage to rise higher by letting go of his sleeping hand.
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Swipe to see the pendant that came to me in the desert. Synchronicity like that makes my heart glow hard, people!

@fieldsofdaisy this is your painting. Thank you for my gift into the desert.

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