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.

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East – Direction of New Life – Formative

Season: Spring.
Element: Air., Colors: Pastels/ Yellow, Tarot: Swords, Other correspondences: A creativity, inspiration, clarity of vision, youth. The eagle is a common totem for the east.

South – Direction of Passion – Archetypal

Season: Summer, Element: Fire, Colors: Reds and oranges, Tarot: Wands, Other correspondences:sun gods and love goddesses, fierce, fiery animals such as the lion, passion, sensuality, regeneration

West – Direction of Intuition – Creative

Season: Autumn, Element: Water, Colors: Blues and purples, Tarot: Cups, Other correspondences: the otter or other watery creatures, dreams, intuition, emotions

North – Direction of Mystery – Manifest

Season: Winter, Element: Earth, Colors: Browns and black, Tarot: Pentacles, Other correspondences: the ancestors and spirits, the divine mystery, stability, crones, Shadow self learning – dark night of the soul

I’m getting ready for an art show in August. I’ve got a goal of bringing 20 ticket holders to the opening event. It’s sure to be a blast – with 20 artist from performance, music, and fashion/makeup. I would love everyone to check it out and support the venue!

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