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Authenticity with Strangers

Authentic connections can happen with strangers, if one is true to oneself. I recently encountered a beautiful soul. The experience brought home the importance of risking being yourself. Here’s the story. Cindy commissioned a spirit portrait. Aside from a handful … Continue reading

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Birthing Goddess Talisman

This painting and essay tie together seemingly disparate topics—childbirth, honoring your creations, plagiarism, and Ostara, to name a few. I’d love your thoughts on this, truly. Scroll past the pic for my thoughts on it. Here is purchase info about … Continue reading

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Magic Doors

Creative process clears the mind, so we can better understand our life and ourself. I love faerie tales in which a magic door appears and opens to another world. I wanted to paint such a portal. But the story’s been … Continue reading

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Joyful Tears

One of the purposes of my work hit me: Here was this woman in all her beauty, and I had been given the privilege of adorning her. She is a goddess. I am crying again as I write this. Continue reading

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Not Fractal Art #4 & #5

Faerie mysticism is mine. But not mine alone. It is for all who desire it. Merlin Lives. What a Feeling. Not Fractal Art. Continue reading

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Not Fractal Art #2

I was surprised because, thru nothing I consciously did, it looks like a kachina. In other words, I was trying to create a winged figure…which did not look like a kachina…Then I did one more thing and, blam, a kachina came to visit. Continue reading

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Not Fractal Art #1

I love to draw spirals, and spirals upon the spirals. The more I do, the more they look like fractal art. It feels wonderfully wyrd and based in my faerie sight to come at this independent of fractal technology. It is a happy way to see life. Science and magic are not at odds. Continue reading

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Accessories for a Stylish Faerie

Accessories for a Stylish Faerie…by a fantasy artist for a fantasy artist… Continue reading

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A Happy Scarf and Tsukineko All-Purpose Ink

Tsukineko All-Purpose Ink makes fabric-painting easy. Learn All-Purpose Ink (API) basics by painting a scarf, using the Colors in Bloom Set. First wash a Light Jersey Circle Scarf, no fabric softener. Then, iron the fabric (for more controlled paint strokes). … Continue reading

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Oil Paint Experiments: Shiva Paintstiks

My first attempts at oil-painting deeply touched me, so I want to share my experience with you. Shiva Iridescent Paintstiks sounded perfect for my fabric-painting. I also loved that they could be used for rubbings. (You know how rubbing a … Continue reading

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