A short, brilliant day. Night draws around me, tucks me in. Ready for a long winter’s nap. No thinking. No mind. Just body, bed, and blanket.
Archive for the 'Nature' Category
November’s Art Every Day projects were a way to play and engage with a part of myself I hadn’t in a few years. So I want to keep momentum, and I’m playing along with Illustration Friday. Luxurious / 5″ x 7″ pencil on sketch paper
“Observe your own body. It breathes. You breathe when you are asleep, when you are no longer conscious of your own ideas of self-identity. Who, then, is breathing? The collection of information that you mistakenly think is you is not the protagonist in this drama called the breath. In fact, you are not breathing; breath […]
Hoot and Holler / 8.5″ x 11″ pastel and mixed paper collage Like some winter animal the moon licks the salt of your hand, Yet still your hair foams violet as a lilac tree From which a small wood-owl calls. -Johannes Bobrowski This is the end of Art Every Day Month 2012. I really enjoyed […]
“I’m afraid I can’t be counted among those who’ve latched onto the Goddess as a politically correct alternative to God the Father. The Transcendent Principle–the Divine, if you will–is no more wholly female than it is wholly male. “To be sure, the Divine has feminine aspects and masculine aspects, but its cumulative aspects transcend gender […]
Lone Tree / 5″ x 7″ marker and ink on sketch paper Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness. -Kahlil Gibran
Under the Sea / 8″ x 10″ ink, watercolor, and collage on card stock Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant? I’m halfway through my fishburger and I realize, Oh my God. I could be eating a slow learner… -Lynda Montgomery
Lately I’ve been hearing two Tracy Chapman songs on an endless loop in my head. So I’m sharing. Turn the volume up and take the ten minutes listen, really listen. Embed not working: Try this. Embed not functioning? Try this.
Green Lady / 4″ x 5″ ink and marker on sketchpaper Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. –Pedro Calderon de la Barca