Author Archives: Francesca De Grandis

Centered!

A freezing art studio, the spiritual center of my art, and insistent Gods = my giving up fabric painting for digital art integrated into my shamanism more than ever before. Continue reading

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Artists Like Money

Artists like money. We’re different from other people, who are above such minor considerations. —Francesca De Grandis Continue reading

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Creativity and Trust

Trusting the creative process is challenging. But trust is needed to make visions come true. What does that actually look like in real life? Sometimes, we can go with the flow by, paradoxically, pushing on. Continue reading

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I Do Not Seek War, But Dappled Light

I do not seek war, only the glory that is mine for fighting well. I ignore petty jibes of would-be warriors who long for fights to distract themselves from their own poor stature of spirit…I honed my fighting skills to protect my healing work, my students, my culture, my kitchen, and my herbs…I see dappled light and find peace in it. Continue reading

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Upcoming Shamanic Event

I Have Your Back: A Three-Month Direct Spiritual Transmission, starting August 25, 2014 For three months, you receive continual support: The transmission shapes itself to your physical, spiritual, and emotional needs. Your whole being (body and soul) and circumstances receive … Continue reading

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Social Media Scenario

Social Media Scenario Ever seen the following between relative strangers, online? Person A: “I’m scared!” Person B: “Yes, life is scary sometimes. But I bet you have inner resources to overcome your fear.” Person A: “Wah! Person B is mean! … Continue reading

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Art + Writing = Magic

I’m often asked about my process as an artist. Ditto as a writer. So today I’ll discuss how they intertwined in one of my books, Sprinkling Faerie Dust on Breakfast. Parents had told me about their hard time finding life … Continue reading

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FRS

Faerie Ritual Set: For Spells, Divination, Soul Journeying, and More Self-paced and self-led Faerie ritual training, with required magical artifacts. Imagine walking in the forest. The sky suddenly brightens. It feels like … magic. You sense a portal has opened. … Continue reading

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Filigree Fantasy, Pt Two

I’m sharing lots of my experiences today on making jewelry from Victorian-styled components. I think, when we speak about our creative process, we help each other. Continue reading

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Filigree Fantasy

I started a jewelry designing adventure in March, which I have to share. I wanted to design elaborate fantasy necklaces for myself. A Victoriana lover, I began working with Victorian-styled and other vintage-style components. This post has some of my … Continue reading

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