As a solitary witch I struggle with creating ways to engage in ritual. It is a lot of work to cast circle and do a full on proper ritual for me and me alone. It usually involves a lot of making the cat behave too. Finding ways to create symbolic and ritual meaning in… Continue reading Fire Released – Imbolc Magick
Why should you art journal even if you aren’t an artist? Symbols are powerful creatures and art journaling will help you connect with your symbols much faster then any form of written journaling. Pictures are understood on a more instinctual level then words. It pulls all your knowledge together into one bundle that… Continue reading Why should you art journal even if you aren’t an artist?
Sacred:Scared came out of the anti-abortions laws that are being passed currently. They scare me. Women go back to not being a sovereign entity. My early art from the ’90’s comes out of my identification with being a feminist and exploring the divine feminine. Women are sacred and holy in their whole beings.… Continue reading Sacred:Scared
Who is in charge of the Creative Process? Painting is teaching me to let got, let control go. Let things unfold and be what they want to be. Every once in a while I try to make a painting be something it doesn’t want to be. It is frustrating for me and the painting,… Continue reading Who is in charge of the Creative Process?
I Heart Collage! Can I tell you how much I heart collage? I love it! Love it as a main element, as a background, as a way to get a face. I love creating my own elements of it, book pages, colored papers. So many things to collage and ways to use it. … Continue reading I Heart Collage!
The Eyes have it: Sumerian Inspiration in my Art When I first started painting in the 90’s I was very much inspired by masks, especially ancient Greek masks. I like to make my faces very simple and mask like. But as time goes on you change and so does your style. I was no… Continue reading The Eyes have it: Sumerian Inspiration in my Art
Consistency and Creativity Consistency and being creative has been on my mind a lot lately after an internet convo about it. The cry of “Oh, I’m a creative. I don’t like consistency.” bugs me. For me it feels like consistency is confused with being rigid or overly structured. Consistency means you show up and… Continue reading Consistency and Creativity
Sometimes it really is about gluing down some stuff I was going to write this blog about how spiritual my art is to me… But I wasn’t feeling very spiritual at that moment and that’s fine because sometimes it really is just about gluing some shit down on a page and enjoying that… Continue reading Sometimes it really is about gluing down some stuff!
Art and Play Over the past couple of years I have realized how much being creative connects me to the divine. It keeps me linked up and in sync with the energies and creatures that I work with. Art is something that allows me to understand how I create and how I receive information. It… Continue reading Art and Play
Nothingness and Creation “People who don’t create from scratch, critics or journalists who interpret others’ work for example, in my experience, find it difficult to understand that most creators do not create from a little bit of this and a little bit of that, but they create from a place of nothingness where things… Continue reading Nothingness and Creation