Art

Celestial mandalas

I’ve had a sudden burst of creative energy. You’ll see my new mandalas with a starry galaxy theme. It’s fun and I’m enjoying the process. Feels like there is a message within each mandala. Will be nice to discover what that is. Enjoy the images below and I’ll post them in the Mandala Gallery with(…)

Creating art after earthquakes in Japan

Since the March 11th earthquakes and other events here in Japan, the creative muse has not been with me. Even though I wanted to, I just couldn’t express any artwork. I observed the world, felt deep emotions and then went internal to process things for a while. It was better just to be silent. The(…)

Mandalas speak to me

My new mandala is called ‘Light Awakening’. The intention for this mandala was the feeling of inner gifts bursting forth. New talents and awareness becoming consciously used in the world. So that was the feeling I started with. And with no image in my mind, I drew a simple circle on the black paper. My(…)

Creating Mandalas

I’ve recently fallen in love with mandalas! They are an awesome new creative discovery for me. It’s like I am having a shift in my art and mandalas are the best ways to express the new energies. My pastel painting are very detailed and larger sized so they take some time to produce. But the mandalas are pretty(…)

Believe in your creative vision

My most favorite quote, by Martha Graham, keeps me going and inspires me to share my art and message even in times of doubt. As artists it’s normal to have doubts, blocks, and fears that get in our way. But it is important that we continue to share our vision and express what comes through us.(…)

How I began creating art

When I was a kid I wanted to be an artist. Or a scientist or astronaut. But I found my passion in creating art! My dad was a painter, but never realized his dreams of being a professional artist or going to college. But I got to experience that dream. Now I have degrees in Commercial(…)