I have an exciting upcoming photoshoot with an amazing Michigan photographer, Ka Xiong . Stay tuned for the pictures!
Excitement! Photos are up from the shoot with Emi – our lovely model & Tana Helene Photography. Please enjoy – this was such an amazing collaboration. Wonderfully talented ladies on a beautiful Michigan day. <3
Modern Mehdni – Vol. 2 Festival Henna Designs is now on Kindle!!
Soon to be available here on my website. Is NOW Available on my website: Henna ebook . Yay! So exciting. This is volume 2, second to Modern Mehdni- A Collection of Henna Designs. Here are pages from the ebook for free! Free henna ebook
This is a back Henna tattoo for Ashley . I met her at The Wurst Bar in Ypsilanti. (awesome food, awesome people) She wanted an organic, flowing design up her back. Enjoy !
Henna tattoo Michigan
Big Bang Theory Poster.
I made a poster for a Big Bang Theory craft swap on Craftster.org . I love The Big Bang Theory and have been a big fan since its first season. I had the idea of drawing the characters and putting the quotes in the background like wallpaper. And here’s the result!
The poster is 18″ X 24″
I like to give back to community organizations when I can. The past 3 days I volunteered my time to paint this mural for The Children’s Center in Detroit, Michigan. “The Children’s Center is proud to offer a continuum of more than 20 programs and services on a multifaceted campus in midtown Detroit. Compared with other child and family agencies in Michigan, we offer the largest number of specialized therapeutic programs for at-risk children and youth. All our services are strength-based, family-focused, and embody a holistic approach to treating children and their families. Our mission to help children and families shape their own futures is an ever-present commitment in our menu of services.”
My inspiration for the painting of it came from this great book “I Love You So” by Marianne Richmond.
Here is it: ** the hallway is very very narrow, so I could only take a pictures from the side. **
I really love this new design! The idea was brought to me by a new, really cool client names Erin. She wanted a peacock henna design on her back. I am really loving how it came out. Enjoy the peacock henna tattoo:
Henna in Michigan – Novi
For an event at the Dirty Martini Bar in Novi I needed a model. Here are the henna tattoos I did for Farah, my henna model.
Here’s the video I made featuring my new drawing I featured here . I used Prismacolors, Copic Markers & Faber-Castell pens. This took about 3.5 hours to complete. Enjoy!
The henna season is just getting going so since I am excited to get it going, my creative energy is flowing. Here’s a picture of the final product of an art drawing I did using Copic Markers, Prismacolor markers & Faber-Castell art pens. This took about 3.5 hours to complete. I also created a video of this that should be online shortly.
Stretching my creative muscle, its always nice to work off the body and do some art. Here I took a regular Kroger paper grocery bag we used for groceries and used my Copic Markers , white Prismacolor colored pencil, and the fine tip Faber-Castell art pen to create this. I really like how it came out. It will be hanging up at the Wurst Bar in Ypsilanti.
Here is the video for my recent Arabic style mehndi on my hand.
Arabic henna video
Mehndi I did on my hand today. I also made a henna video of this design. I like designs on my hand to feature flowers and paisleys. I don’t think that’s a surprise =-)
Heres a four leaf clover abstract design with henna. This is on the side torso area.
New henna Mandala design! I really enjoy doing circular henna designs with elaborate lines.
Another fun henna tattoo style design on a forearm. This is an original floral & paisley – my favorite type of design 🙂
Here are a few pictures of recent henna designs. One on a leg and two for the hands. These were done at the B-24s Cafe in Ypsilanti where I do some of my local private appointments. Enjoy the new pictures :
A new Henna tattoo design on the back. Floral elements & organic shapes. Enjoy this new YouTube video!
Last night I was in Troy, Michigan and did a few designs and I liked this foot design I did. The client asked for a henna tattoo on her foot with flowers & leaves . I think I did what she asked seeing as she was really excited when it was all finished. Here is the tattoo from last night:
Hello. I did this design for a great client in Dearborn, Michigan. I really enjoy mandala designs with henna. Where I live isn’t too far from Dearborn so I meet many clients to do henna there frequently. Anyway, enjoy the new mandala design!
Here is a new henna design on an arm that I did. I love getting to do a simple floral motif. Something therapeutic about the lovely repetition.
The second volume of my Modern Mehndi henna ebook series has been released! Its a Festival Henna Design ebook with over 150 designs perfect for doing henna at parties and festivals.
You can download a free sample so you can see the examples of the Henna Designs found in this ebook volume.
Just enter your email below and push the download button, you’ll receive a free henna ebook sample in your email box.
Here are a few new henna designs . I have REALLY enjoyed using the back as a canvas lately. Less restrictions and more room to make LARGE art. These photos were taken by Linda Michele-Dobel Photography in Howell, Michigan with model Shalisa Goodman.
Another fantastic photograph taken by Tana Helene of an original henna design I did.
A back design that was completed in about 35 minutes.
As a henna artist, I fair well. As a chef, however, I do not. This year I thought I would try my hand at the latter. I had a cookie exchange party for a few of my friends & family. We had some AMAZING cookies and the food I made even went over well.
The cookies that were made were just too good. We had double chocolate peppermint cookies, chocolate chip, sugar cookies, nanaimo bars (which won Best Tasting of the evening) , cannoli, Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake that my husband had delivered here, snowball cookies, snickerdoodles, peanut butter cookies dipped in chocolate and rolled in peanuts etc etc etc YUMM!!
Singing carols & eating yummy treats with your friends and family REALLY makes the holidays come alive. I just love this time of the year .
Without further adieu.. here are the pictures to feast your eyes on: