My new Memory Loss series uses poinsettia plants as metaphor. In this case, I've replaced bird wings with torn poinsettia leaves.
Here is the full version of Memory Loss (3). It is hard to see well because it is long and narrow and the photo is taken with my simple point and shoot.
Memory Loss (3), 2012
ink, watercolor, encaustic
Here is a detail, perhaps easier to see:
Memory Loss (3), detail
And here is one I finished earlier, easier to see because, as a vertical piece, it can be enlarged so much more here. Both works are similar dimensions, 10" x 30."