Author Archives: alicemason1

About alicemason1

All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use any works for your own websites, commercial ventures or publicity. If you would like to ask permission to use any works for your own ventures, please email me: alicejulietmason@gmail.com or contact via this blog. Again, ALL WORKS ARE MY COPYRIGHT. Ask permission, and I will ask for a donation. Artists need to earn a living. Always credit an artist when you have obtained permission. I am an artist, illustrator and mother and live by the sea in the south east of England. I paint every day and am inspired by nature, mysticism and consciousness.. I hold art retreats in southern Spain. These retreats are for lovers of nature, art, walking, mountains, creativity, dance, music, yoga and meditation. I work alongside other artists to bring about these retreats. All works on this blog are my copyright. Do not use for your own purposes. If you would like to buy rights to use an image, please contact me on alicejulietmason@gmail.com or visit my Etsy shop. www.alice-mason.net www.art-retreat-spain.com My Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AliceMasonArtist

Alpujarra visual diary. Feb 2019

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Spain visual diary. Part one. Feb 2019

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Imbolc

Imbolcby Caroline Mellor I am the dream of awakening.I am the returning of the light.I am the tough green shoot pushing up through the pavestones, I am the first kiss of sunlight on the unfurling petals of the snowdrop. I … Continue reading

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Rio Chico

Well, the rural idyll which was the beautiful hovel in the campo of Bayacas, situated on a mountainside with only a couple of donkeys as neighbours so intoxicated me, that I didn’t at first notice I was being bitten alive … Continue reading

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Explorations of the Wild Feminine, an Art Retreat.

Explorations of the Wild Feminine, an Art Retreat. 10th – 17th August 2019 With artist Terre Cerridwyn Busse and Alice Mason. “We have forgotten that we were born of celestial cataclysm.” “We have forgotten how to dance bare-footed on the earth … Continue reading

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Why Create?

What was the reason people first felt the urge to make marks?  Some of the first cave paintings were found quite by accident, many metres below the earth, by explorers.  What compelled these ancient people to make images upon the … Continue reading

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Explorations of the Wild Feminine, an Art Retreat.

10th August 2019 – 17th August 2019 With Terre Cerridwyn Busse “We have forgotten that we were born of celestial cataclysm.” “We have forgotten how to dance bare-footed on the earth to the cadence of our souls. we have forgotten … Continue reading

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Poetry Workshops

In the boarding school where I work, I held a poetry workshop with my Chinese teenage students.  To set the tone for their writing, I started by playing them Tarkovsky film clips, playing Bach’s Prelude no 8, talking about stream … Continue reading

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Sacred Mountain

A woman in a blue veil stands in prayer before a sacred mountain. In my Etsy shop.   https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/664753402/sacred-mountain?ref=shop_home_active_1

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Winter

The path knows me so well I stare through the patterned, cross-hatched twigs and branches To the horizon Illuminated by a swathe of pink light Held up by a blur of grey The cargo boats travel along the horizon Like … Continue reading

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