It is nice to see paintings come to life, when this happens I know it’s nearly there.
‘Are you a Beliver?’ No.5 & ‘Mana’ Currently in studio Mahaloness many painitngs begin to take on a life of their own, side by side, introspection, dreams and such things.
Obama ‘Are you a Believer?’ No.5 acrylic on wood panel c.2015 As my fifth installement of my paintamentary ‘Are you a Believer?’ comes into it’s own I wonder what is on the his mind, is it the same as you and I ?……one will truly never know…
In 2012 I travelled to Maui to do some soul searching and connect with the land and sea. I spent much of the time sitting and drawing, channelling the energy of the island and letting my pen translate the feeling I that flowed though my being. Each place I visited grounded me by letting the environment introduce me to the A’ina, which is a Hawaiian word for ‘Earth, land’. Aloha A’ina means love for the land, love of the land. I have always felt that I am a child of the land and have exepreinced this feeling in many places around this precious Earth. The land, sea and air offer lessons to us that can be benefitial to our well being and bring persepctive to the challanges we face in this lifetime. When we shift our thoughts and let Nature mind in we open doors to healing, both for oursleves and the land we are part of.