Eufora Artistic Director Dee Fortier conjures up a world where fantasy dovetails perfectly with her artistic career.
After returning home from an exhausting trip high in the Himalayas where she coiffed the royal couple for their yeti coronation, Dee Fortier finds the most intriguing invitation on her desk.
2. "The Underwater Fish Society will be holding the Splash Soiree two days hence. Are you available to provide beauty services for Princess Jelly, Lady Ray and Countess Crushé, a rare predatory royal, yet unnamed? Please confirm."
3. "What? No mermaid?" Fortier sighs with relief, briefl y recalling her last Splash Soiree where the sirens nearly drove her deaf with their trilling, and then gets to work. "Jellyfi sh tentacles-dreads. Manta ray fins-floppy hat. Predatory fish? I'll have to fi gure that one out when I get there," she notes. "Perhaps I should pack bite-resistant gloves...." (Eufora.net)