Friday, August 09, 2013

A Thousand Promises


Art At the Speed of Life - by - Pam Carriker
Motivation + inspiration for making Mixed-media art everyday.  This book has helped me realise I can do a small amount towards a finished result, everyday, over time, for as long as it takes to complete a page.  I worked on the page shown in the image below on six different occasions before I felt it was complete.


Imagine what a thousand promises might be.  Imagine the birth of a thousand children and the potential; imagine a thousand wishes given the wings of prayer.  That is promise.  A visual sense of a thousand promises, would be the image of a thousand butterflies in a field of a thousand daisies.  This work honours the divine feminine and masculine that reside in us all, and the promise made to unite these.  The promise is one of sleeping beauty.

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