Making a Magical​ Wand and the influence of Harry Potter, art class

Recently I’ve been listening to Harry Potter audio books in Italian and yesterday I made my own magical wand. Wands are an important tool in the wizarding world and I was reminded of my own history with them. It started with one of my assignments in Mr. Irwin’s class at La Colina Jr. High. This lesson…

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Trickster Quotes

Oscar Wilde’s phrase “…Lying, the telling of beautiful untrue things, is the proper aim of Art” means something to me. It means that at the heart of art is a paradox or contradiction because it is and it is not what it appears to be. In art there are multiple ways of looking at an object/subject…

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Heroine Archetype Quotes

Archetypes “Women’s mythology is all about cycling from larger to smaller, pregnancy to slimness, waxing mother to waning crone.” – p 173 “Once, the whole Goddess reflected the entire spectrum: kindly and terrible, as the awesome Mother Earth. However, the conquering patriarchy split her into three aspects.” p 174 “Antonia Wolf, longtime mistress of Carl…

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BRC prep for 2015 Carnival of Mirrors – Archetypal investigation 

I’m looking into the story theme of temporary  isolated communities for archetypal patterns in expanding on burning man as archetypal.  So far I have collected the following from IMDB; Lost, Under the Dome, Between, Persons Unknown, Wayward Pines, Once Upon a Time, Eureka, Jurrasic Park, Orange is the new Black, Spark, Gilligan’s Island, The Tempest,…

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