I just finished a commission for a new customer today. She wanted a gift for her daughter who is just graduating with a master's degree in Animal Science. She had seen my animal print bracelet and asked if we could do some other prints on one for her daughter. Her daughter also has her animal totems tattooed on her back, so she chose the animals from that.
There were a few challenges in her animal choices however:
- Unfortunately one animal was a whale - and as hard as we looked, we couldn't find a footprint from a whale anywhere :=D
- Another was a butterfly and while they have feet - I doubt that they ever leave any trace that they've been anywhere.
- The third "problem" was a dragon! But my customer emailed me a photo of a dragon track - so now her daughter will be able to identify any passing dragon tracks she may come across!
Here are all 9 tracks:
|Eagle, Bear, Wolf|
|Elephant, Dragon, Rhinoceros|
|Owl, Buffalo, Cat|
Doesn't it sound like a great gift - just right for her daughter! I really enjoyed doing it and spent some time looking into the different animal totem symbolism too. What animals would you choose?