Progress on new art workshop

It’s only a few days before Christmas and Mercury has finally gone direct. The celestial energy shift is speeding up the progress of drafting an art workshop involving civic engagement and psychology. I’ve been working with different groups of people on several core ideas for SO long and finally, the parts are starting to come together…

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Monsters mashup inspired by The Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Inspired by “A Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness The book, A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness is the first of three books in the series. A modern romance with gothic themes, this series has me hooked and I’m sure to be done with them by the weekend. The image above is inspired by…

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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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On the Creative Process of Living and Dying

I hesitate to objectify the creative process by attempting to define it any other way than listing attributes. Life itself is an unfolding mystery with infinite creative potential. Both life and creativity are undoubtedly subjective and find honest expression through language that reaches known limits of the quality spectrum from bliss to despair. In part,…

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Possessed by a Flower God

About a decade ago, I became aware of some tendencies in my creative process that were both confusing and disturbing. In this paper, I attempt to explain a mysterious pattern in my creative experience by using a few concepts articulated by the psychologist Carl Jung. By analyzing my creative behaviors through the lens of Dr.…

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My Creative Relationship with Dark Energy

I invited dark energy to come and visit me so I could see if we could have a relationship. Nine 15-second digital collages were the product of our meeting. It took persistence on my part to get something satisfying out of the exchange, because at first our dialog seemed one-sided. Because of my recent connection…

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