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>> Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Frog Prince ATC "Frog Prince" by Melissa Muir (Lagaz) January 2008. Prismacolor pencils, ink, gel pen and pearl-ex powders.








Gryphon ATC"Crouching Gryphon" by Melissa Muir (Lagaz) January 2008. Prismacolor pencils, ink, gel pen and pearl-ex powders.




Phoenix ATC"Flaming Phoenix" by Melissa Muir (Lagaz) January 2008. Prismacolor pencils, ink, gel pen and pearl-ex powders.



Lilith ATC

"Lilith" by Melissa Muir (Lagaz) January 2008. Prismacolor pencils, ink, gel pen and pearl-ex powders.











Ha Hai-i Wuhti- Hopi Earth Goddess ATC"Ha Hai-i Wuhti- Hopi Earth Goddess"by Melissa Muir (Lagaz) January 2008. Hand-drawn, then scanned and printed with laser printer. Colour added with Prismacolor pencils, ink, gel pen and pearl-ex powders.

Ha Hai-i Wuhti is translated as "pour water woman." in the Hopi culture. She is shown pouring water from a gourd meaning the water of life is poured out to the world. Ha Hai-i Wuhti is also usually shown with an ear of corn in the other hand. She is the Mother who nourishes all beings be they kachinas, humans, sentient or insentient.


I really enjoyed this swap, and creating these cards was a workout! I love all the colours in them, they just jump out and grab you. So far I've gotten rave reviews about them. I'm sorry to see them go but I can't wait to see what I get in return!

2 comments:

MARGARET FIELD February 17, 2008 at 3:25 AM  

Wow, loving your work. brilliant

Jennifer Roberson Williams October 1, 2008 at 10:19 PM  

Your earth goddess is still my favorite piece you've done.

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