you may be an angel in white with darkest regrets; but i haven’t run into too many angels *yet* –

I am going to focus intermittently on people I admire. Today I want to honor Paula Watters Jones. I am just stunned, albeit delighted that I am ever on her radar. She always has time for me with kind words, and uplifts me when I am in a dark place. I cherish her dearly. She has taught me that angels do exist; and they will visit me. All I have to do is ask.

She has recently been on a transitioning journey in Taos, New Mexico. I expect in the future I will be at that exact same space looking to let the creativity loose that is sometimes and imp and hides. Oh to be braver, and bolder, not fearing anything.

I am posting a photo of her current work, some sassy little angels or sprites, as well as a link to her book, and website.paula I chose this song, it speaks so deeply to me, not to mention it is just so beautiful, JUST LIKE HER! I believe we do learn from our mistakes (from the lyrics.) I do believe her little sprites; or sassy little angels will like this too.
As always, I wish you love and joy. #art #artist #love #friends #abstract
Art & book: Paula Watters Jones
Music: Grant Lee Phillips – Older Now

http://paulajonesart.com

“you say you want your stories to remain untold”

What can I say?

Please enjoy the music while pondering the art. As always, I wish you love and kindness.

It made me think of stories of holidays past, stories of families, friends. How they unfold, and  ultimately play out.
#art #artist #abstract #color

Stories unfold. 18x24

Stories unfold. 18×24

 
Art: Stories Unfold
Music: U2: All I want is you.

“One in three must find some peace” –

This song, this entire CD has had a huge impact on the way I think about some things. I love lyrics that are philosophic, and induce deeper thoughts. I do need proof before belief. It is just how I am. The triptych this song produced via my hands is both simplistic.and deep. I hope you listen to the song in the video as well as ponder the art. As always, I wish you love and joy.
#art #artist #abstract #music

Art: tierza – Triptych titled “One in three must find some peace.”
Music: James 0 One of the three” from the LAID CD (Buy this, it is good!)
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“destination unknown, ruby ruby ruby soho”

I am not sure if I am working the art, or the art is working me. I wanted to show off Susan Martz Loughry’s Ruby Reuse. I thought Ruby Soho might be some fitting music. There are some random studio shots of the abundance of art supplies for future exploration. There is also my angry piece of art I am working on, I think it is telling me to get a grip. I hope you will listen to the music as you enjoy the photographs. As always I wish you love and kindness. #art #artist #reuse #musicruby reusesupplies

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Art: Ruby Reuse – Susan Martz Loughry
Music: Rancid – Ruby Soho

“tonight i’ll dream when i’m in bed and silly thoughts go through my head”

I am working on substrates that are reuse. I had so much fun poking around today in the studio. I picked out a piece of wood for some magic to happen on.
I was so delighted when I turned it over and found “the door to childhood. It also made me think of my friends. Most of the time I am very child-like when creating.
So much wonderment, and joy!
I have loved this song since discovering Napoleon Dynamite so many years ago. I hope you enjoy the song while pondering the pictures. Want more? Tomorrow is a
peek inside the studio. As ever, I wish you joy, and kindness. #art #abstract #encaustic

Music: The White Stripes- We are going to be friends.
Art: tierza – Title: Starseed Medium: Encaustic on birch.

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“you’ve just got to see me through another day”

peaceful slow hot day

20x16 on canvas.

20×16 on canvas.

These are some older works. I was looking at them and pondering my reality. One work is on paper, the other on canvas. I am not sure if they fit with me any longer. Time will know. The lyrics of this James Taylor song made me think of fire and rain as metaphors, as well as literal. I just wanted to share that. As always, kindness and joy. Spread some around.

#art #artist #abstract #music #love #joy #metaphors

Art: tierza – Peaceful slow hot day

Art: tierza – And it would rain for a million days

Music: James Taylor – “Fire and Rain”

“You got wings on your fingers”

You know, I really did dance in the window, in a frame for a few minutes. I don’t think anyone saw that #performanceart, nonetheless it was fun. I listened to the song on my ipod:  The Meat Puppets song titled “shine.” I enjoyed it, but had wished I was more surrounded, encapsulated in it. Staging a window fun and has a point! The thinking of this stage was to say I have a fear of a blank planet.  Our plans are to have a Portal to Creative Reuse, as well as space for a Portal for Creative Connections. A mission to reduce waste, and think of art in a different way. Art working was fun. I did work in reference to the last post music. (Collective Soul- The World I know.) Thinking about the state of the world, I worked on deconstruction of a canvas for the tortured canvas concept.  Score today: one new start, one disaster. and one reuse project started as well as the one dance in the window.  And most of all I shined. As always I wish you love and happiness.
Music: The Meat Puppets – Shine
Art: Totally Random
Community: You betcha!
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#art #abstract #music #peformanceart #community #love #shine

“so i walk up on high, and i step to the edge to see my world below.”

Not all of the art I make is with paint. Sometimes I go digital, fun stuff! I created this portal for no specific reason, but it was telling me something, but what? I now know and will be revealing more. I am going to load some of my paintings and continue move into a very sacred and special place. I am thinking today will be productive. This wonderful song by Collective Soul will inspire me today. I am not sure where that will lead. As always, I wish you love and happiness.
#art #portal #abstract #soul #pondering

Music: Collective Soul – The World I know
Art: Digital “Portal”mandala
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“and its whispered that soon, if we all call the tune, then the piper will lead us to reason”

I am listening, and it makes me wonder. I will get a better picture of a spiral staircase where I am making art. This staircase is like a siren’s song to me, I wonder where it can take me. Yesterday I experimented with monoprinting. I am not completely in love with it. But, I did enjoy trying it. Will I do more? Hard to say. Always wishing you love and kindness.
I hope you enjoy pondering the art while listening to the music.
#art #love #abstract #pondering #spirit
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“even though my eyes are hazy, and my thoughts they may be narrow”

I am in pure swoon with this song, and thinking of Jeff Buckley. It is tragic he was taken from us so young in a boating accident. I remember seeing his small in size, but oh so big in meaningful content exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. So touching it was to see his hand written notes to his father the late, great folk musician Tim Buckley. They had a tumultuous relationship, yet Jeff forgave that.

I love the tweet with the quote by Jeff “In the life of the spirit you are always at the beginning.” Great series is going to be born of this quote.
This also touches on cover songs and my love for them. I seriously am in love with great covers.

 

jeff buckleyall the mornings of the worldPlease ponder and enjoy this beautiful song, and my latest piece of art. I am due to change style, I can feel it coming. As always, I wish you love and happiness.
#art #abstract #love #friends #family #community #folk #music
Music: Jeff Buckley – (Bob Dylan cover) Mama you’ve been on my mind
Art: “and my thoughts they may be narrow”