Can you turn lead into gold!? (Timeless Tarot)

Wisdom emerges from the depths of your mind when you take the time to practice. This practice is in three parts. We start by looking at the images, then read affirmations, and finally close our eyes for a moment and imagine your month ahead. What do you notice? How do you respond to the images…

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White peacock dream symbolism

Last night I dreamt that I found a peacock wandering on a tennis court and as I looked closely it’s feathers turned from dark to white. The transformation was so shocking and beautiful. I woke up in a state of wonder about what I had just experienced in the dream. It took me a while…

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Alchemical Global Mobile Games

I am concerned about my environment. I worry about climate change, pollution, endangered animals, and natural disasters. My concerns are sometimes overwhelming; and I find comfort in the alternate reality of my art studio, a good book, or a game with friends. I could choose to see my alternate realities in a negative light, as…

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Fire and Life Transformation

At the age of 8 years, a fire burned our home and many others in Santa Barbara, California. The experience significantly impacted how I see the world. Hillman (1997) says traumatic childhood events like fire are clues to understanding an individual’s character and calling in life. The following paragraphs explore a telescoping scale on two…

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Alchemy and Digital Art

The alchemy of good curating amounts to this: Sometimes, placing one work of art near another makes one plus one equal three. Two artworks arranged alchemically leave each intact, transform both, and create a third thing. – Jerry Saltz The August calendar is inspired by alchemy. What is alchemy and how can it inform the creative…

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