and were blown away by the beauty and detail of her work! We’re so excited that
she is going to be part of Arts on the Square!
Mandalas by Ariell came about?
to paint before having kids. I found myself building things more often,
then painting the last few years. I had some large floor boards from our
first house that we bought that I took with us when we moved. I knew that
I wanted to paint something on these boards to put over our fireplace, so I
decided I was going to paint a mandala. It turned out great and friends
and family wanted me to paint more. Painting for me was my therapy, after I had
my 3rd child, Zoey I found myself suffering from Postpartum depression.
Painting for me is a type of meditation and it helped me deal with my
depression. When you have kids and give all your energy to them,
sometimes you lose a part of yourself that I feel is so important to your happiness.
So I posted some of my pieces online and like wildfire people wanted to
purchase them. That was only 6 short months ago. I’m truly blessed to be
doing something I love.
of wood and painting, and it turned into Mandalas by Ariell.
every section. The detail work is always my favorite part because it
completes the piece and makes it special. Some of my pieces can take up
to 10 hours to complete.
Wine Festival June 20-21st, of course at Arts on the Square and a few more
shows coming up. My Facebook page, Etsy and my online store will also all
be stocked up in the next couple weeks.