Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Blueprint For Enlightenment

Blueprint for Enlightenment,  8" x 11"
Ingredients: map pieces, parts of vintage book pages, stamp, woodblock print, acrylic ink, watercolor pencil, magazine cut-outs on Rives BFK paper.
Working on this piece was, for me, a meditation of sorts.  Like many of you, I have been following the moon with Donna Iona Drozda's inspirational "Luna See".   I was inspired by this post, in particular the part regarding the solar eclipse of July 11, to "move into the proactive realm of a vision."  On the night of July 11, I could not sleep.  Lying awake with so many thoughts and visions swirling through my consciousness, I felt an energy propelling me to fulfill my life's true purpose, to bring these visions to manifestation.  I know it sounds pretty corny, but that's what it felt like to me- the light was green (hey, Donna!), and I had to hit the accelerator, or get off the bus.  Well, I'm not getting off.

"The most important thing to remember is this: To be ready at any moment to give up what you are for what you might become."   - W. E. B. Du Bois


  1. A sleepless night usually brings new ideas or decisions...and now you have a blueprint! The best ahead.

  2. I couldn't sleep either - I just changed my blog header - This is a great piece!

  3. " why not go out on a limb, that's where the ripe fruit is"

  4. OMG..see...
    I completely forgot that I never had used that 'traffic light' analogy ever before...Green light indeed!!

    I love what you're doing here...it's wonderfully inviting...you GO darlin' girl ;-)

  5. woo-hoo for you! never get off the bus when you have that much creative energy circling! love what you're doing!

  6. I really like this piece, and the whole idea of a blueprint for enlightenment.
    No, don't get off of the bus until you're ready to get off of the bus.

  7. 如果成為一支火柴,也要點亮一個短暫的宇宙;如果是一隻烏鴉,也要叫疼閉塞的耳膜。..................................................................

  8. Glad you're staying on the bus! I've been sitting transfixed, watching your slides in the sidebar. Stunning work!


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