The young maple tree character half mask is the on of the old maple tree mask in the collection. It was created for a story that teaches modern day children the importance of understanding we are part of an ecosystem. To live and prosper we have to create a sustainable way of living that respect needs of the ecosystem in which we live.
It is a joy to create masks for shows that teach important lessons. There an many truths that exist in the world and the need for harmony in the way we live with the material creation is one of them.
The young maple tree hopes to one day branch out into many different activities. In his youth he is stumped by all there is to learn. As soon as he gets to the root of his misunderstandings he will grow and prosper.