Bleeding Heart came to me in a dream the night after visiting the Virginia Zoo. I had taken my mom there for her birthday, and felt the usual mix of excitement at seeing animals, and depression at seeing them in
As I was working on Shiny Things I thought all the tiny things I had saved throughout the years. All kinds of broken jewelry, thrift store items, things I found on the ground some of which has been with me since
Decided to name this one Unchained. Fly and be free little Alkonost.
I finished sculpting now ready for some paint. As I worked I was not feeling the Thunderbird vibe. This creature seemed like she was trying to escape something, not create a storm. I came across the Alkonost and this felt