Thursday, February 28, 2019
Hathor (Dendera Inspired)

I got looking at photos from the temple to Hathor at Dendera. There are some capital heads on the ground which I suspect are from an earlier era than the standing Greco-Roman temple. There's a pleasing simplicity in their faces, and I got inspired to draw:

Of course, I couldn't leave it that way. I was timid to color on the original, in the sketchbook. So I made a print, and had at it!

It looks like she is peeking out from a veil...

There's something about her face that reminds me of the hieroglyph for "heart", Ib:

I suspect the resemblance is intentional!

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Based on a Scarab of Tutankhamun

Candleholder based on a scarab of King Tutankhamun
JAL, March 2, 2019
Freehand, pen and colored pencils

I don't know when we got that candleholder. Julia suspects it was at some "New Age" shop. It says on the bottom "Summit Collection, City of Industry, California".

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