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[art][ink and marker] Mandala-ish #2

Before every art therapy lecture, our art therapy professor/instructor gave us 15 minutes to "de-stress" and relax by drawing mandalas, pictures, or art. We were told that these pieces of art would, later in the semester, be interpreted/critiqued by us in terms of art therapy - what they could possibly mean and what part this… Continue reading [art][ink and marker] Mandala-ish #2

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[posting] The Role of Amplification and Active Imagination within Emily Carr’s Works

The Role of Amplification and Active Imagination within Emily Carr’s Works “The scarlet of the maples can shake me like a cry Of bugles going by. And my lonely spirit thrills To see the frosty asters like a smoke upon the hills.” The second verse of Bliss Carman’s poem “A Vagabond’s Song” has always struck… Continue reading [posting] The Role of Amplification and Active Imagination within Emily Carr’s Works

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“Mandala-ish” (Note 4 Art)

Infinite Studio Mobile created the most amazing "photoshop" app for Android: the Painter app, which I paid to unlock (for a minimal sum) in order to use the full set of tools. No regrets. I have recently discovered the kaleidoscope and symmetry tools which have enabled me to create digital "mandalas". I hesitate to call these… Continue reading “Mandala-ish” (Note 4 Art)