Tag Archives: Alice Mason Artist

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

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Moments that Sustain and Nourish

Life is a series of moments. Moments that either nourish or diminish us. In my art practice I try to paint moments that sustain and convey serenity. I tend to listen to Pat Metheny when I paint, above all other … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Birthplace murals

Some photos (me seated,) of our team headed by David Cutmore, painting the wall cloths for the Elizabethan bedroom of Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford upon Avon. Also some fine photos via Lawton Mull of the wall cloths in situ. We … Continue reading

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Summer Room. Sensual Art.

I was always inspired by the album cover from ‘Songs from a Room’ by Leonard Cohen, so although it is not at all the same, this feels like an influence from that time. I think she’s Marianne and this is … Continue reading

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Painting Our Archetypes September 2020

12th September – 19th September 2020 Painting Our Archetypes. A week-long painting retreat in a beautiful Spanish house with art studio in Orgiva, Las Alpujarras mountains in southern Spain. We will be exploring Jungian archetypes through painting, writing and guided … Continue reading

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Crucible / Emergence

A painting about transcendence. A crucible is a container or vessel which is used to melt liquids at very high temperatures. It is also a trial or difficult time from which a transcendence can occur and from which a more … Continue reading

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Diaries in the time of Corona continued

‘They say beauty comes from a spirit that has weathered many hardships in life and somehow continues with resilience.Grace can be found in a soul who ages softly, even amid the tempest.  I think the loveliest by far is the one … Continue reading

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Pink Gold Land

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Recent paintings

Benediction and The Dreaming In my Etsy shop. https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/AliceMasonArtist

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Excerpt from chapter ‘The Blue of Distance,’ from ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’ by Rebecca Solnit.

Re-reading Rebecca Solnit’s  ‘A Field Guide to Getting Lost’, and the chapter The Blue of Distance. How she writes about the effect of geography on the psyche, the beauty of longing to be lost in a landscape where you have … Continue reading

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