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
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
Processing Emotions: Art it Out When I am dealing with shit or processing emotions happy or sad, easy or hard. I go to my art. That’s where much of my dealing with things happens. It is a safe place where I can just let it all out. Last year I started art journaling which… Continue reading Processing Emotions: Art it Out
Preconceptions, Life, & Art I’ve been thinking a lot about preconceptions lately and how they show up in life. No one anyone sets out to create a preconception but they are created and used on a regular basis. The thing with it is that we see only that one potential and when it doesn’t… Continue reading Preconceptions, Life, & Art