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VIDA: A place for unique designs by a Metis artist, so much to love!

VIDA: A place for unique designs by a Metis artist, so much to love!

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Feathers & Medicine tote by Carole Rose

Feathers & Medicine tote by Carol Rose

Today I wish to share with you a site I discovered and an artist I recently had the pleasure of meeting. Indeed, if you know my site, you know that I always prefer to buy my scarves, my jewelry, my moccasins and my clothes directly from the artist. As much as possible. And today I want to feature Metis artist Carol Rose. I ran into Carol at a Pow wow I attended a few weeks ago. Her work was displayed (paintings and cards) and she walked up to me looking at her work as I was saying aloud: this is just incredible! And her work IS incredible!! It is honestly unlike anything I have ever seen. Her technique of tight dots making a bigger designs is just phenomenal. And that is just part of her work! She has many gorgeous and peaceful looking designs. But before we get into her work, let’s talk about the website she sells her work on: VIDA.

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Native American Tattoos

Great Native American tattoos

Hi all! If you follow me on Facebook, you know I sometimes post pictures of cool looking and well drawn Native American tattoos. You might not all agree, but I see those tattoos as works of art. Some are so detailed and realistic, you would think you are looking at a picture or a painting. Tattoos can be a sensitive topic, I am aware of that. As not everyone likes them or agrees with them. As with everything, I try to keep an open mind. Speaking from personal experience, tattoos often mean something special and unique to the individual. Yes, some will decide to get a cool looking picture they like tattooed on them. However, I don’t know about you but the tattoos below seem to have been thought through and to have a special meaning to the ones sporting them. I know mine all have a meaning, representing, for example, different times in my life, symbolizing my values, my beliefs or the struggles I have been through. Therefore, reminding me of my strength, as I am here today. I survived. Although they might offend some, they tell a story. A story that I like to be reminded every day. A friend of mine gave me a good analogy not too long ago. It went something like that (I modified it slightly). They say that our body should be our temple. Then what’s wrong with putting a bit of paint on it? 😉

If you do not like tattoos, enjoy the pictures below for what they also are. Art. Art depicting a story, a past, values and beliefs. Enjoy!

P.S. Looking at the images below, you might have some questions. Feel free to comment below! Also for my post on a great chief and warrior, click here. For my post on dreamcatchers and their meaning, click here. For my post on women warrior and the women’s warrior song, click here.

Indian headress tattoo

Indian headress tattoo

Bear-woman tattoo

Bear-woman tattoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

woman warrior

woman warrior

Women warrior tattoo

Woman warrior tattoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

native american indian girl-look at the details!

native american indian girl-look at the details!

Woman's shoulder dreamcatcher tattoo

Woman’s shoulder dreamcatcher tattoo

 

dreamcatcher on leg

Dreamcatcher on leg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dreamcatcher on the inside of the arm

Dreamcatcher on the inside of the arm

Braid and feather tattoo-Very unique

Braid and feather tattoo-Very unique

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West Coast style bird tattoo

West Coast style bird tattoo

look at all the details!

look at all the details!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Native chief portrait tattoo

Native chief portrait with animals

Indian chief with crow

Indian chief with crow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back piece

Back piece

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