The last few days, I was away in Tennessee, working on a portrait. It was a lot more than working on a portrait, however. I'm afraid words aren't the best vehicle to describe what can happen during a portrait sitting. Suffice it to say that if one is lucky, there is magic that gets somehow transmitted into and through the portrait. And so much more in between the artist, the sitter, the space and Spirit. Many thanks to Quentin and Annelle for sacred conversations, a most comfortable bed, wonderful foods and a wee dram or two in such a beautiful home.
I take off my shoes and socks before alighting on the trail into the sacred forest. Today this forest is almost overwhelmingly fragrant. ...
Wow, it’s been quite some time since I posted. Summer has gone and Autumn is falling fast into Winter, as we had our first freeze just this ...
On Tuesday, I worked late up on the mountain and then grabbed a bite to eat. As I left the Ugly Dog pub and picked up a chocolate bar at th...
There seems to be a consensus among many that God is Love. And yet, I have never heard anyone say that Love is God. I was thinking last y...
Those of you I email with are familiar with my long and always growing stack of signatures at the bottom of my outgoing mails. Last week,...
On a recent evening, after a long day of work up the mountain, I stopped along my commute back down and hiked down along Glen Falls. I found...
Mitigation In sanguine chador, with a hint of cerulean sky on her brow, here is a girl whose horrific suffering is offset by her refl...
I have been going to the river for years. It is where I re-find my center, my wholeness in the center of the world - the tiny dot that I...
Lately I have been clearing my place a bit, passing some things on and liberating some rocks back to the outdoors. It's been a slow pr...
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Blogs I like to visit
- Nicola's Art Room
- Robert Moss Blog
- The Artist's Path - Laurence's blog
- Accessing Your Higher Self
- Dream Worlds
- Layne Kennedy
- Clarity in Wonderland
- charcoal + white
- Women painting women
- spiritual deep dish
- Daniel Sheehan Editorial Photography
- Joe's Blog
- Edie Morton's Encaustic Art
- Roaming Pixels
- Counterforces and Other Little Jokes
- Visual Musings
- Daily Painters
- Carol Marine Daily Paintings