Creative Inspiration

Creative Inspiration

Creative Inspiration The Three Graces The Three Graces are gracefulness personified, they promote enjoying life to the fullest with grace and ease, and they embody everything that this year is about. The Ancient Greeks believed if you don’t take time to enjoy life,...
Belly Dancers

Belly Dancers

Belly Dancers A study in movement and motionI have a lot of stills and video of my performances as a belly dancer in years past, and I was looking for subject matter with which to practice my painting skills. This subject really lends itself to my continuing study of...
Tree of Life

Tree of Life

Tree of Life Layered symbolism Kypris Aster Drake commissioned this piece for the cover of her book, Shamanic Stress Relief: Six Gateways to a Happier Life. The symbols on each door come from the Six Gateways spiritual paradigm Kypris has created, as a way of breaking...
Jo and Violet

Jo and Violet

    Jo and Violet         A wedding gift   Our good friends Jo and Violet were getting married, and it was an occasion to celebrate! Not just celebrating the love of these two wonderful people, it was also celebrating the...
Dzambala Buddha

Dzambala Buddha

Dzambala Budda The Wealth Buddha According to Tibetan Buddhist mythology: “One day a Yogi was walking through the forest and saw a man starving. The suffering was so severe that the Yogi wanted to cut off his own arm to feed the man to end his suffering. He...