Angel Inspiration

I was in the South Pacific section at The Metropolitan Museum of Art making some drawings of the wooden tree that supports the roof of the house.  It was a beautiful shape, arched out at the top like open hands with a beautiful patterning of the grain of the tree.  I went home and drew this angel, not realizing at first how much I had been inspired by the tree’s patterning.  Inspiration comes in many forms and when you least expect it!

Oh, and I forgot, this drawing was made with a small, hand carved, wooden dowel.

Margaret Hurst

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