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Tuesday, December 01, 2009


On Sunday, my daughter and I played with some more henna we purchased premixed and frozen in an application cone. Once it was thawed we snipped off the tiniest bit of the tip of the cone, after reinforcing the wrapped cone with more tape (our previous cone burst towards the end of its use...) and started drawing on each other! Here are the results:

The photos above, show the design I drew on my daughter's shoulder. Below is the design she drew on my hand.

Some close-up photos of her shoulder:

Here is my hand the morning after leaving the henna on overnight, shortly after I picked it off.

These last photos were taken today, showing how henna will continue darkening, up to 48 hours after being applied. Notice too how it darkens more on my fingers than the back of my hand. If you missed it, you can see the post I wrote earlier about henna here. Do I really need another new artistic distraction? Or maybe the question is, is it possible to have too many artistic distractions? My guess is they all work together, adding to an artists repertoire. Growth is good!