|Human Heart image from the SPL|
|Kept K Howell Pastel on Paper 21 cm x 13 cm|
In mythic terms, the forest is an externalisation of the unconscious realm, a landscape of hunts, quests, perilous flights and where the Wild Things reign supreme.
The forest is replete with Help and Harm.
This angular piece of work is a hawthorn tree. Traditionally, the berries were used to treat heart problems ranging from irregular heartbeat, high blood pressure, chest pain, hardening of the arteries, and heart failure.
On the other hand, a vampire can be well and truly finished by a hawthorn stake through the heart...