Monthly Archives: October 2016

:: Ultimate Chroma ::

You should often amuse yourself when you take a walk for recreation, in watching and taking note of the attitudes and actions of men as they talk and dispute, or laugh or come to blows with one another… noting these … Continue reading

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:: L’île noire ::

That painter who has no doubts will achieve little. — Leonardo da Vinci It is snowing outside in my forested haven & it is the third time this season. It fills my joints with pain and my heart with some sort of joy … Continue reading

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Oh boy, what a shock!

Meraki [may-rah-kee] Meraki is doing something with total love and pure soul. It is leaving a little piece of yourself in your creative work. This morning I woke up at 5:00 am and as I was getting up I noticed that the light … Continue reading

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:: La grande bibliothèque ::

“Each of us is an atlas of sorts, already knowing how to navigate some portion of the world, containing innumerable versions of place as experience and desire and fear, as route and landmark and memory.” — E. B. White, found … Continue reading

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:: Traditional Colour Wheel ::

“In the wholeheartedness of concentration, world and self begin to cohere. With that state comes an enlarging: of what may be known, what may be felt, what may be done.” — Jane Hirshfield, poet. Four pears painted with a traditional colour wheel … Continue reading

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:: Different techniques ::

I found I could say things with colors that I couldn’t say in any other way – things that I had no words for. – Georgia O’Keeffe During Jane Blundell’s workshop this weekend, we drew and painted from a reference photo … Continue reading

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:: Jane Blundell’s Workshop ::

In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth. For nothing is more precious than the life force & may the love of that force guide you as you go. ― Patti Smith. … Continue reading

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:: Dancing Barefoot ::

Dancing Barefoot by Patti Smith She is benediction She is addicted to thee She is the root connection She is connecting with he      Here I go and I don’t know why I flow so ceaselessly Could it be … Continue reading

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