Category Archives: Art

Painting our Archetypes, day five.

Using my techniques including layering, glazes, stippling, controlled drips, pattern, stencilling, dry brush- work, working with light and shade, creating veil effects and mandalas, we continued to explore Jungian archetypes through painting, gold leaf and collage..

Posted in Art, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Cafe

A cafeFirst since MarchCoffee too strongUnused to barista strength,These daysWind howlingSummer seems goneFriend arrives lateAnd masked Avoiding the eyeOf the loudest man in the roomHe corners meI make my excusesEscape to female conversationStilted and awkwardWe disagreeOn most thingsI gently attune … Continue reading

Posted in Art, poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Paradise Garden

A painting of a paradise garden with white bird, woman and cat with Stargazer lilies. Measures 61 cm by 76 cm. 24 inches by 30 inches. Acrylic paint and gold leaf. In my etsy shop.

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Art and Rebellion

‘Art is the activity that exalts and denies simultaneously.’ ‘No artist tolerates reality,’ says Nietzche. That is true, but no artist can get along without reality. Artistic creation is a demand for unity, and a rejection of the world. But … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Gold Mouths Cry

Gold mouths cry with the green youngcertainty of the bronze boyremembering a thousand autumnsand how a hundred thousand leavescame sliding down his shoulder bladespersuaded by his bronze heroic reason.We ignore the coming doom of goldand we are glad in this … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Mystic

The Mystic is often misunderstood in our culture, depicted as a wandering or lighthearted daydreamer. Yet like Shiva, the true Mystic plays a critical role in society, remaining fearlessly dedicated to the path of transformation. In order to save the … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art retreats spain, Art workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Longing

I have lived with it all my life Although as a child I didn’t know its name But I was able to conjure up ideas and games And hours of solitude Exploring bush land and creeks Creating reams of dreams … Continue reading

Posted in Art, poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Still Point

At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is, But neither arrest nor movement. And do not call it fixity, Where past and future are … Continue reading

Posted in Art, poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Vessel

Tight fit Breathe… Cracks Appear Recreate Vessel is Broken Emptiness leaks out The vessel contains And also releases Filling and Emptying Eternal cycles Balancing. Terre, Dange, Alice, Moni I am fascinated by what can be achieved through working together via … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art workshops | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Papillon

Posted in Art, divine feminine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment