As a symbol of immortality, resurrection, and transformation, the scarab beetle is one of the most important icons in ancient Egyptian mythology. The copper halo and flowers in this piece nod to the scarab’s association with the sun and the idea of rebirth and eternity.
Acrylic painting on 8 x 8 inch diamond-shaped canvas, unframed. The high-gloss, textured varnish and metallic copper paint create interesting, shimmering effects depending on the angle of the veiwer.
About the artist:
Aimee is an artist, designer, poet, and cohost of the Intentionists Podcast. She loves exploring mythological symbolism and the wonders of human and non-human nature through her work, especially the integration of the physical, psychological and spiritual realms. She is fascinated by the lands and cultures of the world, often drawing from her time in the colorful jungles of Mexico, the enchanted forests of Washington, and the timeless plazas of Spain. Through examining and expressing her inner experience, she hopes to inspire others to forge their own paths with curiosity, creativity, and compassion. Connect with her online at aimeeschreiber.com or instagram.com/aimeeschreiber