Stream of consciousness and creative ritual 

It’s not easy to dream big and hope for the impossible to become possible, but it’s the only way to really live. Expanding every day by making art and telling stories about all the places, people, family, friends, and creatures. Exploring new things makes the world turn upside down and inside out.  Overtime the changes…

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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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Quotes from Man and His Symbols (parts 1 and 3)

Part 1 – Approaching the unconscious – Carl G. Jung The sign is always less than the concept it represents, while the symbol always stands for something more than its obvious and immediate meaning. p.41 There are many symbols, however (among them the most important), that are not individual but collective in their nature and…

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Learning about creative energy from Lilith

Thoughts on The Book of Lilith and creativity To become a whole and fully empowered individual it’s necessary to be aware of what you live your life for. It’s about living in balance with both your light side (what you know) and your dark side (what you don’t know). This concept of light energy and dark energy (the…

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Digital Collages – Animating Archetypes

The collage process with Adobe Photoshop Mix The Animated digital collages with Gifx App Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance. It is one of the best known Arthurian stories, and is of a type known as the “beheading game”. The Green Knight is…

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