Red on Maroon Mural, Section 4 1959 … A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience. Mark Rothko … I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10
This kinda happened. Jesus with an aura, I’m told. I looked up what aura colours mean, and this is what I found: purple = sensitivity, wisdom, intuition, attunement with self, visionary, idealistic, artistic pink = loving, tender, sensitive, sensual, artistic, … Continue reading
New creations! I’m painting a lot of suns at the moment. This is actually in response to questions about past discouragement to my creativity in The Artist’s Way. I have an early memory of painting a gorgeous, big, bright yellow … Continue reading
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Tagged acrylics, art, Artist's Way, creativity, gold, healing, joy, memory, painting, pattern, sun
I’ve recently started a new round of The Artist’s Way – and part of the course is going on Artist Dates. So me, myself and I are going on some fun and playful adventures, spending “quality time with myself”, “filling … Continue reading
One way to make a long bus ride feel shorter is to make it a project – for example: camera in hand, see if you can capture interesting moments you drive past! The light happened to be wonderful, and with the … Continue reading
I spent much of yesterday at Southwark Cathedral, from Evensong to Compline, praying, writing and exploring with my camera, and I’d like to share this sacred space with you. Stained glass windows always fascinate me, especially more contemporary designs – … Continue reading
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Tagged architecture, Artist Date, Artist's Way, cathedral, church, creativity, photography, prayer, sacred art, Southwark Cathedral, stained glass
I’m such a fan. To see these paintings hung in a gallery is simply breathtaking. They feel just right to me, like he stopped at the exact moment when everything worked, when everything sounded like a beautiful chord would in … Continue reading
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It’s been a week and a half now that I’ve been trying to be kinder to myself which is my ‘Lenten practice’ this year. I feel it might be good to check in with myself, to see how my daily decisions may … Continue reading
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Tagged art, choices, creativity, faith, home, kindness, Lent, perfectionism, prayer, self-doubt, self-love, work, writing