Sometimes you try to keep things a secret but the Universe has other plans. Over the past few months, while working on a novel set in my birthplace of Jamaica and weaving in some ancestry stories, I created a character out of my imagination. This character was a woman who loved birds and had a room full of birds... (Read more by clicking on title)
I didn't set out to paint her ... she wasn't on my mind at all when I began this painting. However I had intended to connect with some ancestral wisdom regarding a story I'm writing set in my birthplace of Jamaica.