Before the Fire

the peacock is only one fiery transformation away from becoming a phoenix

12x12" / alcohol-based ink on bristol cutout with handcut botanical paper background on birch panel

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Before the Fire

peacock —> firebird = power of transformation, overcoming, recreation & reclamation of self-identity beyond traditional expectations or limitations
—> protective symbolism
—> psychic egg = nascent self-awareness
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