Category Archives: symbolism

Landscape with pink sky

Public transportation gives us the opportunity to see things that can be obscured by other means of travel. In this way we can observe our surroundings in an independent and focused way. Taking mental pictures as the landscape starts and stops around us is something sort … Continue reading

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Memory and travel

Memory visualization has many forms, making a painting is one of them. The experience of movement across a landscape and then recalling that moment can create a vivid memory. The details may become abstracted as one recalls the scene and the image reflects again … Continue reading

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Stairway at Casa del Prado

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.” ~E.B. White    

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Symbolism in nature

The autumn landscape shows its symbolism through its colors. Seeing the beautiful yellow, red and multicolored leaves that appear so vibrant and alive, the green leaves of summer who once fluttered in the warm balmy days look so different now. A part of us sees … Continue reading

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“Into the Mystic”

18′ x 24′ acrylic on canvas Illustration from an article written by Dolores LaChapelle, that appears in the book Deep Ecology. A collection of articles and essays by such authors as Murray Bookchin, James Dickey, Galway Kinnell, Paolo Soleri, Arne … Continue reading

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A Garden in Summer

“Gardening is never simply about gardens. It is work that reveals the meaning and character of humanity, and is an exercise and demonstration of who we take ourselves and creation to be.” – Norman Wirzba 12″ x 16″ oils on panel

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response to air and light

As someone whose thought process is made up of imagery, One may place symbology to a work of art that the creator or even sponsor may have had no intention of conveying. This is one of the most beautiful tangibles in art, while … Continue reading

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