My first live video feed with ustream! Wild birds enjoy the waterhole…

This outdoor water feature attracts lots of bird. It’s fun to watch – so why not setup a web camera and commune with nature from my comupter desk? I’ve seen yellow birds, brown birds, and hummingbirds. I’ve got a quick guide of local birds and I think they might be  Hutton’s Vireo, Wilson’s Warbler, Lesser…

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August 2012 Free Calendar

The image is a detail of  “Fire Spin“. Spinning is a big part of hoop dance. This image is a fire spinner. Some cultures belive that spinning is a spiritual practice. Here is a little info about Whirling Dervishes: The Sema represents a mystical journey of man’s spiritual ascent through mind and love to the “Perfect”.…

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4 directions – time lapse of painting phase 1

This painting is really 4 in one. It’s 4 sections, one for each of the directions on a compass; North, South, East and West. I’ve started this painting by with written descriptions for inspiration on the tone/style of each direction. East – Direction of New Life – Formative Season: Spring. Element: Air., Colors: Pastels/ Yellow,…

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Attn. Artists friends, Re: RAWartists across America

Next month I’ll be participating with a new arts non profit, by showing work in Ventura, rawartists.org. I have a couple other friends who have joined. Support the show and buy a ticket, please This event is 5th on my list of collaborative community art events this year… (lucidity, Jewish Festival, Women’s International Festival, Santa…

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3 ways to get in a trance

What is trance? The term trance may be associated with hypnosis, meditation, flow, and prayer. It may also be related to the earlier generic term, altered states of consciousness, which is no longer used in “consciousness studies” discourse. What would you use trance for? Maybe for behavior modification by altering brain rhythms – for any…

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How to create beauty

Click below to listed to Podcast I’m still experimenting with audio stuff – here are my notes from the recent podcast on creating beauty. I’ve been thinking about content blocking. Welcome: Welcome to the [4th] edition of Adventures in Creative Communication. My name is [Mitra Cline] and I’m your host – this [Saturday, July 7th…

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