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Hope you enjoy the reflections shared on these blog posts. They offer a glimpse into the profound journey in this work and the potential of painting as inquiry.

Don’t take my demons away, because my angels may flee too. Rilke Engaging in visual articulation takes courage. Any defined imagery can threaten our self-concept. We fear being exposed, labeled, or measured. There is a need for us to preserve a certain self-image or reputation. The threat gets magnified when we paint with a quality of innocence, especially when we don’t

Every civilized human being, whatever his conscious development, is still an archaic man at the deeper levels of his psyche.~ Carl Jung When we engage the kaleidoscopic web of the creative source, we notice two languages–the voice of the spirit and the voice of the ego. Both have their own function in the act of painting. You are paying close and

One late summer afternoon, I was sitting on my porch sipping tea. It was a break between intensive online process painting sessions. In the midst of my inner contemplation, I saw that my good friend the spider was a few steps away from me, doing its thing in its web. The sun was going down and the angle of light