The Elements in Life and Art: AIR

The essence of the Air Element is Thoughts, Beliefs and thus Personal Reality / Truth... What is your Truth?  Is it static?  What reality are you living? Are you willing to shift/change your beliefs? Do you understand it it up to you? Understanding that what we...

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The Elements In Life & Art: FIRE

Do you get FIRED UP about particular ideas and/or activities?  What are your passions? Do you live with enthusiasm and inspire others?  If you answered yes, then you are aligned with your FIRE energy. If you ignore your gut instincts, are not engaged with deeply...

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The Elements In Life & Art: WATER

Once we land as an embodied human upon the Earth, water becomes an essential element through which our life flows. As mentioned in the introductory article focused on the EARTH, the elements of Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space/Ether, abound in both Eastern and...

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The Elements In Life & Art: Earth

Being curious about the deeper patterns of life, humanity and the cosmos, I'm consistently attracted to the concept of the Elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Air & Space.  Every philosophy I explore, they are there: East and West.  From the Chakras, to Alchemy, Native and...

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Recent Work: Egyptian Series

Recent Work Focus:  Egyptian Series Harmonic Eye              Debbie Mathew Size: 16 ¾ ” h x 20 ½ ”  w Mixed Media: Encaustic, cloth and paper image transfers, beads, fiber and wood trim, on plywood and cradled wooden panel. Price:  $690 The external eye is a vital...

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How does Yoga Influence Art?

Artful Hands Mudra Series: Inspired Heart Offering Mixed Media    Size: 19” x 19 3/8” x 9” Significant hand gestures, called Mudras, are present to varying degrees in most spiritual traditions.  The actions of one's hands, reflects the heart's status: aggressive when...

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Surrendering to the Creative Process

A New Series Unfolding? ??? Series: The Third Eye Encaustic & Mixed Media    19½ ” x 23½ ” unfinished AS I acknowledged in the last blog, my personal impulse to create arises from a desire to reaffirm life & it's mysterious energies; to visualize the more subtle...

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Blast From the Past – 1983 Painting

Transitions  1983 Size guess:  24” h x 18”w Acrylic on wooden panel In the 1980's, I was immersed in using my camera to capture human/nature 'landscapes' of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where I was living at the time.  I played a lot with reflections, especially those...

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Art Can Be Missionary in it’s Zeal, but …..

What is my own true appeal? In contemplating the reasons for art, I've realized how complex, and yet simple it is.  Primary, is the innate creative impulse that every living thing experiences; whether that be to pro-create, to re-create or for some people, to dream...

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New Work: Egyptian Series

Weighing the Heart Size:  20” h x 20”w                       Price:  $790 Mixed Media: Encaustic, cloth & paper image transfers, ceramic eye, shells, trims, heart pendant, metal , on wood & wooden panels. The Egyptian Series is inspired by the mysteries of ancient...

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