Mandala – “By the River” 2017 This mandala is the only color piece I have created to date. Way back when art was my major, I enjoyed using acrylic paint. I figured I’d start painting color backgrounds and creating the mandala on top. Another plan came into fruition though, especially in regard to the “background.” This was supposed to be a “cool funky” background not a bunch of different patterned squares… but hey a creation happens that way. This piece was not signed yet because it is not yet finished. I always know when one is finished and it is then signed. It is an interesting ongoing work because I can only return to it at certain points in my life.
6/5/16 – “Growth” “I wish you wouldn’t say things: that you don’t mean.” (Growth) Mandalas are circular designs that reflect the wholeness of the person creating them. According to Carl Jung, “a mandala is the psychological expression of the totality of self.” Jung a Swiss psychiatrist, discovered the significance of mandalas through his own inner work. “I sketched every morning […]
Ah poetry... sweet release.
Her mind runs rampant, drawing circles in the serene water. She takes a moment to soak in her reflection, yearning for her heart to be tauter. She envelops herself in a familiar warmth, yet this warmth is not synonymous. Harmony had been found in days prior, feeling around, all that arrives is bleakness. The foolishness has ensued, carrying her to […]
Growing up, everyone always used the term “hindsight is 20/20,” to which I truly had no understanding about. I had a general grasp of the term, although I had yet to apply it. Life works that way sometimes, a concept is understood generally speaking, but it isn’t until that concept is applied in some way, that it truly comes to […]
Break the cycle of looking to the past, and enter the cycle of re-birth in order to create experiences and the life you wish to lead. (6 minute read)