Pastel under your fingernails

There are days when all you want is pastel under your finger nails, paint in your hair and intensity on your face as you get lost in the process of getting your hands dirty and creating something.

Today is one of those days and the latest is a African-Sainer influence piece. Sainer – an incredible muralist from Poland – has perfected big chunky fabrics, piled on hairstyles and Eastern European influence in his portraits. His painting (http://www.etamcru.com/sainer/smoker2-1) reminded me of African head scarves and I am obsessed with the colours, patterns and textures that are playing an ever growing influence on western fashion.  Here is the outcome.