Faces in a Storm

Faces in a Storm

“Faces in a Storm” is a unique original mono print, created in acrylic paint on a gelli plate, then hand embellished and finished with ink and color pencil.

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Kitty

Kitty

consider adorable kittysweetness with clawsindependence on four feet self contained liquid furmelts up from dots and scratchesstretches yawns and curling tongue Kitty is a unique original mono print, created in acrylic paint on a gelli plate, then hand embellished and...

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Lady Bird

Lady Bird

lady bird hidden in plain view behind thin veneermasked for safety's semblence glitz and decorative pap it doesn't take much to fly away ininterior gardens richly responsive how deep does inquiry dip on jetstreams like visions bobbing and frisking fluffy clouds...

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Catnap

Catnap

waking dream alive and wigglyinpired by inner cat selfsquiggled convoluted mired in complexity and simple catnap fury frazzled  like organisedspaghetti subtled memorysound asleep, eyes wide openintrospection complete Catnap is a unique original mono print, created in...

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Birds

Birds

birds arose in wingless silencehow long must they stay putprisoners in their feathered nestssitting thus like disenhearted squirrelsempty nut bin stilling wings singing was allowedencouraged by passing strangerswhistling in the darkness plumped by hearts filled with...

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Awakening Sometimes Means Remembering

Awakening Sometimes Means Remembering

Awakening to My History Sometimes, I discover a photo or some other record of something I have created in the past, awakening curiousity. I've happened upon these things and then wondered, "Who did that? I'd like to see more," or "Oh, there it is!!" Other times I...

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Lady in Red

Lady in Red

The Lady in Red The Lady in Red Jacket is another inner spirit portrait, unsolicited. She didn't wish to sit for her portrait. She's busy emerging... Words appeared as I was painting. I inscribed some of them on the sides of the canvas: As she...

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Cracks of Gold

Cracks of Gold

We finished filing our taxes last night. Another efforted race to the finish line, jabbed right in the middle of this new start on which I am embarking (Inner Spirit Portraits). I feel cracked open. I feel tender, fragile and strong. I wrote recently in the Daily...

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Inner Spirit Portrait

Inner Spirit Portrait

So, I keep getting hung up in preparation. I decided I'm just going to leap. I can adjust my wings as I learn to fly. I will be offering you an inner spirit portrait at the upcoming Spiritual Fair at Sunlight of the Spirit in Sacramento. I'd love to see you there!

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Image Capture

Image Capture

So, here is the final version of the Spirit Portrait I was working on. I added a few more layers of both transparent watercolor and then also of prismacolor pencil. Then I played a few moments with the new acrylic pen (black paint, as well as another with white...

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As Things Percolate – Pen and Ink

As Things Percolate – Pen and Ink

While my next big move is percolating, I fell back to my go to - pen and ink. . . So the big idea about doing Spirit Portraits is in the works. Actually, I've fully realized that I have all that I need to do them at hand already, and that I myself am ready. First off,...

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The Joy of Experimenting – a Portrait Layer by Layer

The Joy of Experimenting – a Portrait Layer by Layer

One portrait layer by layer  It's so way past my bedtime. Still, I couldn't make myself stop and go to bed. Although I had a reluctant model (she loves being her age, but does not like to look like it), my brush and pencils did not wish to quit.  This Spirit Portrait...

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