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The Masked Angel of No (a Work in Progress)

The other day I was at the grocery store getting a few groceries after teaching a flamenco class. I hadn’t eaten much earlier in the day and consequently I was quite hungry. I’d also received a bit of disappointing news … Continue reading

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So I Can Love the Work Anyway

  Shown here is an earlier stage of the most challenging painting of my life. Sounds dramatic, but is actually quite industrial. Thing is, the industry has to do with a specialized kind of seeing. I can’t paint until I … Continue reading

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When the Beloved Whispers

Sometimes a painting is taken only so far and left incomplete. I have learned to move on to a new project when the flow has stopped on a piece. The demands of my studio are such that often I can’t … Continue reading

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Tea, the Heart, My Path of Art

My life has always been full of magic. As a child I had visions and things happened that started me seeking answers to big questions. It has always seemed as though the Universe will have it no other way but … Continue reading

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Seeing

If I remember correctly, in one of Carlos Castaneda’s books that I read long ago, training was given in the art of seeing. Specific techniques were used to practice under certain circumstances with an aim to increase accessibility and awareness … Continue reading

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Away From Hollywood

In this western culture there are strong stereotypical impressions of artists, actors, dancers, and musicians who live the life. The starving artist, the drug and/or angst ridden genius, the temperamental A type creator whose displays of alpha chest thumping are … Continue reading

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Catching Influences

Art is ego based at a bottom line – everything is, when ego is seen as a structure that is by its nature and intent a device for limiting, confining, so that the Creator may know Itself. By means of … Continue reading

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