When I painted "The Discovery" I was inspired by youth and self discovery. I remembered when I started coming from a child to a woman and how mysterious and strange my body was.
I realized there was a realm to be explored and discovered, and that such a private land should not be share with just anyone. That is what makes this image so compelling to me, she is inviting you to discover her most private place, dark and full of mysteries. The vintage circus tent and carnival theme adds even more mystery, I've always felt these places are charged with magic, mystery and enchantment.
And this is how you feel when you wear this handmade 24" necklace and 1 1/4" pendant designed by me, mixed media artist Danita.