Blog Tales

Nikki, the Dragon, and Hidden Treasure

What does our beloved dog Nikki, the dragon I just made,
and hidden treasure all have in common?

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When I started to make the dragon's head in Marilyn Radzat's class, through That Creative Place, I had an idea...

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What do you do with your precious twelve-year old dog's puppy teeth
that you've been saving since she lost them? Up until six months ago...
I knew exactly where they were on the shelf in my office... but... I
packed most of my sandtray items away then... where is that box now?

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Finally I found it and found the teeth
almost at the bottom of the box...

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They will work perfectly...

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In the search, I found all sorts of things
that I can now incorporate into future art projects...

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So... it is true...

Dragons do lead us to hidden treasure, and another reminder of how our precious pets are treasures indeed, giving us unconditional love, joy, endless hours of entertainment, and the opportunity to be close to the animal kingdom...