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Posted by Marina Waltz on July 23, 2002 at 14:40:33:

In reply to: simple answer is NO ...however (and hello from Brushwood) posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on July 23, 2002 at 13:33:55:

I can hardly wait to see your pictures!

I've wanted to have my shoulders and spine done for ages and ages but
I just can't reach. :( I have a bad back and I just KNOW it would
feel great to have henna on it - even if it's only because I'm
relaxing! :)

As well as intricate patterns and flowing designs I also thought
something like leopard spots or tiger stripes might be fun. Looking
forward to seeing your designs when you get back, Catherine!



: Just posting from Brushwood, where its raining, so I have the
: off! All last week Zimra and I hennaed, hennaed, hennaed. I've
: 20 or so big body sections .... full backs with shoulders and down
: the arms, chests breasts and bellies, legs ankle to hip. This has
: been FUN! With the terped pastes, this is feasible and no
: inconvenience to the client. I start by sketching on them with the
: aquarellable pencils, just to lay out the design as if they were a
: big canvas ....... then get a carrot bag with the tip cut wider
: usual ..... and start slinging! Huge swirling vines, flowers,
: dragonflies, interwtining ferns ..... going thigh to shoulder.
: is FUN!!!!! I'll have sketches and pics when I get back!


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