Daphne

I spent a very peaceful weekend painting the nymph Daphne. This initially began as a simple sketch of a girl on which I had mistakenly drawn awkward and grotesque looking hands. I scratched out the hands and for some reason I don’t remember, drew a leaf over to hide it. This eventually led to her…

“Beauty is not …

“Beauty is not something you can acquire, or consume.. it is something you have to be. What is fundamentally beautiful, is compassion, for yourself, and for those around you. That kind of beauty inflames the heart and enchants the soul.”  – Lupita Nyong’o