When we take someone under our protection, whatever that may mean to us as individuals, what is the price we pay for our sacrifice to them? Do we even see it as a sacrifice? We make a choice for them, unaware of what the costs will be in the end, or how much we lose,Continue reading “What Will See”
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Aqua Forte & Tinta Etching – the first piece I created for my doctorate in the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in October 2017
Guardian of the Forest
The Guardian of the Forest is the spirit of the oldest tree. The wisest spirit who remembers when there was nothing but a barren plain that she watched over as she grew and her children scattered about her, finally crowding in and creating the canopy that bows in the wind and rejoices in the sun.Continue reading “Guardian of the Forest”
Some Small Headed Beast
What are we behind our masks? Do we really ever have the chance to find out?
The Goatmaid and her helper-spirits from the formless lands.
Bear the Things You Lost Along the Way
Partnered to our childhood, our adult life is never free of its influence. We can convince ourselves otherwise -but it is something that we cannot escape from. The weight of years that pass makes no difference. These our most formative years never leave our side, our little selves really hold control, and it is best toContinue reading “Bear the Things You Lost Along the Way”
Malady Bear: If you are going to blame your problems on either gods or devils, you might as well blame the malady bear, because if you make him feel guilty enough, he might just help you solve them. Just look at his little face; he wants to help, so I think.
Slavic God Swiętowit
Four heads, four different realms to watch over. To what realms he watched over exactly is hard to piece together, but what I understand to be: The underworld of the dead The world of eternal spring and greenery where the birds flew in the wintertime, where Weles resided The world of the living, our placeContinue reading “Slavic God Swiętowit”
Working on Kanaloa
By today he is finished and waiting to dry. I can’t wait to complete this piece…
Being on the island of Oahu, on the side of the Haumea Bay, traveling alongside the immense cliffs with the thundering sapphire sea crashing onto the black stained rocks,I can feel the terrible and awesome power of nature, and how little we people all are in comparison. I can completely understand how people on theContinue reading “Pele”