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A technical glitch becomes my muse.


This project isn’t new.
In fact I have long been busy with it and still have a long way to go…
There are still a million details to refine.

The whole idea was a sheer stroke of luck.
Our printer was nearly out of ink and the result was this amazingly hazy, blurry work of art…
On paper.

A technical glitch became my muse.
Our printer, despite itself turned what could’ve been a more or less ordinary idea into a punch of genius.
In an instant it had taken a whole new dimension.

Today, looking so very closely, I continue detecting, along the work (which often needs a magnifying glass) so much movement in what appeared at first to be a soft, romantic, vague looking image.

This “failed” print I notice, is a host to so many nuances, shadows, blurry, ghostly, ephemeral expressions…

And it lies in every stroke of this ongoing project.
It is very precise, nothing is left to chance.

Yet, it would have gone unnoticed to my eye, if I wasn’t so busy with its minutiae.

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Creating your way to genesis.


Hi, this article was inspired by the three principles method of Sidney Banks.

It just happened with no need of correction which is a rare occurrence in my writing experience.

I hope you enjoy it and will inspire you further.

 

Hi, welcome to the realm of no-thought.
You have finally found that quiet spot in the vastness of time.
You have slowed down your breathing to your heartbeat.
Exhaling emotions attached to a floating or frantic parade of noisy images.
Emptying mind-clutter, peeling off remnants of ancient wallpaper sticking faithfully to walls of generations and habits.
Finally letting go and giving into new design.
To the idea of nothing. Of everything.
Opening up to the awareness of what IS.
Listening to the sounds of silence.
Peeping through the keyhole of eternity.
Remembering that time stands still, every time you allow it.
Slicing through the race of man-made impatience and frustrations.
Allowing yourself to let life BE YOU. BE NOW. FEEL NOW.
Notice what sustains you.
Experience your body’s imprint on your mattress, chair or floor.
Sense all that surrounds you, all that contributes to your comfort and wellbeing. Perceiving the oneness with all elements. Celebrate its quiet yet sustainable presence.
Allow yourself that time of blissful emptiness.
Breathe it.
Mark it.
Into your mind and consciousness.
Etch it into your soul. Design it unto every square inch of your body. Sketch it into a habit.
Offering yourself the possibility of heaven RIGHT NOW.
Creating the notes of YOUR life.
Chanting the mantra of YOUR reality and allowing others to follow theirs.
Breathe it, welcome it and enter the strange yet familiar domain of unoccupied mind.

Carving your way back to Genesis.

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Celebration


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Hi everyone!
I couldn’t believe five whole years have gone by since I started this blog.
Forgive my absence.
Lately I have been having computer issues and couldn’t keep you updated with my work, the exhibition, my photography…
But I promise to start posting again as soon as it’s all fixed.
Only then will I feel entitled to fully celebrate this milestone ­čÖé
Best of luck to all my faithful followers and visitors and best wishes for a safe and warm winter!

Turbulences soon coming up in bigger version… & opening of new online shop at Saatchi Art


Turbulences

Proudly presenting…
Turbulences. 30/30cm 3.1/2 cm deep.
Forces of nature always fascinated me, tornadoes are one of them.
A demonstration of raw power par excellence.
Having said that I’d rather stick to my canvas than approaching one of them.

Please scroll down for close ups…
Notice the movement & metallic colors used to convey the electrifying energy emanating from
a stormy atmosphere.
Extra strong gel medium was used to produce the relief.

Having had a good feedback on this small version, my next project will be a much bigger one…

Thank you all so much for your continual support.
Your visits, likes & comments are most valuable to me!

I want to take this opportunity to announce the opening of my new online shop on Saatchi Art (I encountered too many technical difficulties on Etsy when they lately changed their rules)
Will keep you updated as soon as I have the time to feed my account with photos of my painting collections.

Turbulences

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Turbulences

Purple rose. A new addition!


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I have so little time to post with all the painting, that today I’m going to post as much as possible ­čÖé
Best wishes for a wonderful weekend!

This is another addition to the Zen flower collection.
Including close ups of brush strokes & tones

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Painting still wet!
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Free And Virtually Unlimited Fuel To Heat Your Home


This is a brilliant money saver which truly impressed me & even though
I don’t have the use of it right now, I do enjoy the knowledge…
How to do it if the situation comes up e.g camping, holidays etc…
I have seen other videos that involved material that one would need
to go out & buy whereas this one was accessible to all.

Enjoy!

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Published on 16 Dec 2013
Every day we have tons of paper sent to us in the mail, boxes that our food is packaged in and in my case, lots of beer packaging. In this video I show you how to turn all that paper into something very useful, a way to heat your home for free. http://tinyhouselistings.com
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Education
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Standard YouTube Licence

Odyssey finally finished!


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Odyssey is finally finished!
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Having restored the photos back in this blog I decided to take back the painting neglected (for a year+) to writing. I’m really happy to show off today the results of what I had started in 2012!! ( under post “Odyssey”) I’ll include photos from the 1st sketch onward.

This painting was based on a picture I saw & fell in love with…the clean lines, nuances of black, blue, white & the panoramic-like view.
I added my own interpretation, it’s one of a collection I started with Trek evolution, see…
https://oawritingspoemspaintings.wordpress.com/2013/12/01/evolutions-trek-painting-finally-finished/

In the future a few will be following in that Theme.

The four men represent us on our life journey (notice the lines on their back expressing laps of time) the 1st is bent & struggling under the weight of a big question mark the 2nd is slightly straighter with a smaller one in front of him, the 3rd is already much straighter with a tiny question at his feet & the fourth has none, stands straight, there’s light shining from the moon, no more questions…

All is flat peaceful & serene.

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Close up
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1st sketch
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1st layer
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1st layer completed
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Advancing project…
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