Thursday, September 2, 2010

Inspiration ......from India

Am being inspired by all things Indian at the moment. Friends who have been there tell me the impact on your senses is intense :-------- colours, sounds and smells so much brighter, louder and more pungent. I'm looking forward to the Commonwealth Games which are being televised from Delhi.

My daughter in an authentic sari, lent to her by her beautiful Indian dance teacher.

My little Indian inspired "mantra" book. Each page dedicated to a way of thinking or behaving that I will endeavour to aspire to. I remind myself of these things every day.This book is far from complete, I'm sure I can come up with more things I should be doing or thinking in order to be a "better" person; not that I'm bad and I don't aspire to ever be perfect ( that would be very dull ) but I know there is always room for improvement. I have used an assortment of papers, fibres, beads, paints, glimmer mist and inks to make this.

...........and this just made me smile


  1. Hello I am visiting from Margaret's Dress Up post ... can't seem to find your dress but imagine my delight in finding this India post. I too am charmed by everything INDIA ... your daughter is gorgeous! What a performance that must have been.

  2. ooo and Loved the video too ... very entertaining!

  3. Oh Gayle, this book is utterly amazing!!! Its so vibrant & full of wise words. You have inspired me! X

  4. I came via Margaret's Dress up Project also. I strolled through some of your previous posts to see if I could find it, and found some truly beautiful art instead. You do stunning and colorful work. Hope to see your dress soon, too.

  5. Oh these are stunning ! So vibrant. Your daughter looks beautiful in the lovely Sari.
    Thank you for your lovely comment x

  6. This booklet is wonderful and your daughter is gorgeous!

  7. your work is beautiful! really inspiring :)


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