Over the last few years I have developed a great passion for decorating animal skulls. Like my tattoos, they are all unique and it is very similar to working with the shape of the human body. Some of these skulls are given to me, some I buy or trade and some I have found, mostly on the beach, like the bird and seal skulls.
Their natural curves and beautiful streamlined forms guide me in how they want to be decorated. I energetically connect with these animals and I honour their lives with my art so they may live on and be appreciated.
They are currently available as commissioned work and vary in cost according to the size and detail, whether I supply the skull or whether the skull already belongs to you and you wish to have it decorated. Similarity in the decoration style can be created on request, but they are all unique and not one ever looks the same.
I offer a choice of Painted Skulls according to the colours schemes represented by the elements, Water, Fire, Air, Earth and Ether.
These can be combined, example: Water and Fire with a little bit of Earth – Blue background with red flowers and some green leaves. Ether would add the combination of sculpting clay.
Another choice is the Seashell Mosaic skulls combined with inlayed patterns, beads and colour stain.
These are more organic in colouring and created with tiny pieces of shells that I personally collect on the beach and then sort into different categories of colour and texture. Each mosaic pattern is meticulously planned and the shells are carefully selected and individually applied to create the patterns as well as fit onto the natural curves of the skull. The mosaic is set in a thin layer of sculpting clay, which softens the skull’s appearance while still keeping its original defined shape.
SKULLS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR COMISSIONS: