$85 (Framed) $35 (Unframed) Open Edition

This is my take on the tukutuku pattern pātiki, meaning flounder. This pattern, represents prosperity, plenty, flourishing. Whānau means family, but not in terms of a traditional family unit, but all of our ties. This is a representation of my whānau. It represents me in the middle and my whakapapa (genealogy) both ways, my tūpuna (ancestors), my contemporaries (brothers, sisters, cousins, cousin’s cousins) and my kids and mokopuna (grandkids – hint, hint—for my kids). This also reminds me of the promise made to Abraham that his children would number more than the sands of the seas and the stars in heaven. It is a reminder to me that God does not break His promises. Remember that Abraham didn’t have kids until he and Sarah they were in their old age. This would have left me wondering about what was going on with that promise. But that’s about me, I am impatient. Ask my kids.

We have six kids and each of them are my stars. Remember the actions to Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star when it comes to the word ‘diamond’, this is depicted in the pātiki pattern and that each is a diamond sent from heaven.

Size: A3

Medium: Digital print on 100gms stock

Status: For Sale

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