She’s unstoppable on a horse 

Dream:  He invites the bride to his home land Upon arrival it’s like she’s invisible  The men talking and joking Walking away like she is nothing  Why does he do this, where is he going? Dad, bless him, walks with me Not afraid to look and enter and see Into the building mom is behind…

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Intelligent serpent dream unites opposites

Life is a beautiful mystery with infinite potential. Its changing nature is expressed in creative ways, like dream paintings, that reach past perceived limitation. The world, in 2016, is a place where ideas, from bliss to despair, circulate the globe in seconds. However paradoxically, digital communication is suspected of distancing, as opposed to connecting people.…

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‘A gift for you’ New Mixed Media painting 24×48″

Getting started with the painting steps Selecting a helpful animal for the image steps Adding in the friendly Cat with a Gift for you steps

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Mitra’s Paintings on Display at the Wine Rack

My art show “Animal spirits” is a collection of original paintings at the Wine Rack in Ventura, CA. Wine Rack Lounge, 14 S. California Street, Ventura, CA 93001 (805) 653-9463 These paintings explore the unconscious animal nature of our minds. The foundation of my art is the imagination – and my paintings are imbued with the qualities of introspection, spirit, and…

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Animal Pencil Sketch Inspiration – Birds at Rincon Beach

I love birds – and all animals really. They move and have a personality – something that makes drawing more challenging and fun. Sea birds – seagulls tend to come in flocks and are all over the coastline. I took my pencils and sketchbook to the beach and practiced drawing birds – also took photos…

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Landscape Pencil Sketch Inspiration – Rose Valley Hiking in Ojai, CA

If you take your sketchbook along on a hike then your sure to find a inspiration in the landscape. If your not able to go out and actually draw from life, a video might do the trick. I like to sketch and take video while out in nature, and then archive what I have on…

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Thankful for birds – The birds of Foreverbird Studio

Birds mean a lot of things to a lot of people. It’s even somewhat of a cliche (check out this funny skit: Lisa and Bryce put birds on things, from Portlandia episode 2.) But the symbolic meanings behind the bird go WAY back to biblical times and beyond. The dream of flying captures my imagination. “Faith…

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