This Artist Creates “Henna Crowns” for Women with Cancer
In this article, henna artist Leah Reddell explains what henna crowns are, and how they help empower women with hair loss from chemotherapy or alopecia areata.
Inspiring Woman Invents Refugee Tents That Collect Rainwater and Store Solar Energy | Egyptian Streets
Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War created one of the most devastating humanitarian disasters in the world, with an estimated number of 13.5 million Syrians internally displaced or are refugees outside Syria, according to the United Nations. Facing the difficulty of finding basic shelter and a home to live in, award-winning Jordanian-Canadian architect Abeer Seikaly […]
MAGIC PATTERNS INTO HULYA OZDEMIR’S WATERCOLORS
Hülya Özdemir is an artist born in Istanbul, Turkey, who creates beautiful images halfway between art and illustration, with watercolors. The protagonists of the portraits are women with an intense gaze, always alone, but in communion with the abstract nature that surrounds them. Flowers, plants, animals often create wonderful patterns and textures; sometimes minimalist, sometimes with strong references to Art Nouveau and in particular to Gustav Klimt. http://hulyaozdemir.tumblr.com
Modern women in the land of Genghis Khan - BBC News
Mongolia is still closely associated with the conquests of Genghis Khan, founder of the Mongol empire. But 800 years on, it’s a new generation of women who are catalysts for change in a country rapidly modernising while holding on to its nomadic traditions.
I've recently came across the beautiful prints of Australian artist, Barbara Hanrahan. I love her style and use of lino, but most of all I find it very inspiring to learn that she was a teacher who studied printmaking at evening courses. Being a teacher myself, I always feel a lack of time to make my own work after a busy day of teaching, and I am constantly wishing I had more time to myself to create. I have recently completed a short evening course in lino cutting, and these classes were…
Karen Payton on Instagram: “🌈✌🏻Work in progress on this groovy #hippiechic 🙌 lots of pinning and repinning going down #deadheadsarebeautiful #beautifulhippie…”
43 Likes, 3 Comments - Karen Payton (@karenpaytonart) on Instagram: “🌈✌🏻Work in progress on this groovy #hippiechic 🙌 lots of pinning and repinning going down…”
Joanna Muñoz on Instagram: “Note to self: Be a badass. Stop worrying about what other people think of you. Invest in yourself. Take action in spite of fear. Embrace…”
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Ep. 189: Stasia Savasuk on Creating Empowerment — TIFFANY HAN
Ep. 189: Stasia Savasuk on Creating Empowerment. Oh man. Body stuff. It's big. This week, I was thrilled to have Stasia Savasuk back on the show to talk all about body image, getting dressed, and (of course!) so much more...
Spring Feet - limited edition handcoloured lino print
This first-barefeet-day-of-Spring scene is for all the sisters and brothers with rainbow nail polish! This lino print is a simple reminder for both self care and art practice. (I'll write a book about that one day - stay tuned!) Art meets self care? The layers: henna flower on my foot, a lino selfie, and the rainbow to
Joy Riding - limited edition handcoloured lino print 3/9
Magical garden come to life!In her heart patterned dress, this joyful woman dances through giant orange flowers and white butterflies, on the back of a frolicking black cat. (And here’s a little secret – it takes quite a knack to lino print a perfectly black cat!) Ideal for adventurous women dancing through life.I make
Thank you, Piggies - limited edition handcoloured lino print
Our thyroid gland is a small butterfly shaped gland in our neck which controls the speed of the metabolic functions in our body. A malfunctioning thyroid gland gives results that are very serious - I can attest! "Thank You, Piggies" is my tribute and thanks to the porcine angels who repair such quality to human life (i