Recently, my father finished work on whats called a 'Deep Water' canoe paddle. He then "comissioned" me to create some designs for the blade. I had originally thought of something that would have a fairly strong eqyptian theme tied in with whatever other influences he wanted. In the end, the pieces were more influenced by Native American artwork. They work well with the paddle and with each other.
Unfortunetaly, those shots are a little blurry. To clarify, here are the original designs done in ink and marker. Some of the designs are extra ones that I considered, or variations on the final designs.