Is it possible to hear the voice of our soul when we create?
And to find deeper answers about who we are and why we are here through the magic of colours?
After hearing this question many times I have found the answer to this to be yes. A few years ago I decided to dive deeper into this magical process of creating art.
What is the magic of creating art?
I am not talking about any art. But the art created from the heart. The art that is manifested from a deep listening within.
The art that is born when the mind finally takes a break and we step back and let something else speak.
Creating art is a deep intimate process unique for everyone.
It will look very different from person to person. - What comes to your mind when you think of creating art? What the mind tell you about art is often far from what it actually is. But between the many voices in our head there is a LONGING... And a curiosity. And it is this curiosity that deeply inspires me with the work I do.
I often hear people say to me: "I wish I was also creative" " I wish that I could paint like you"
"I am not capable of creating anything other than a stick figure" These words comes from a limited idea of the mind. What the mind tell you about art. But between these words there is a LONGING... And this curiosity is what deeply inspires me with the work I do. I see that there are so many believes that are deeply imprinted in us from childhood and has shaped the way we see ourselves when it comes to our creativity. And I see the world longing for more creativity and so do we! A good video to watch is Sir Ken Robinsons Tedx talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY&t=45s
Art by : Elvira Shatunova
I believe it is for everyone to discover their own process and to tell the story of their heart through their own unique art.
This is how we come to be us.
The unique beings that we are.
It is our birth right to enjoy are process of making art. And find what it means to us.
My wish is that you will feel inspired to explore:
What is art for you?
And what meaning does it have for you? Or what meaning do you WANT it to have for you?
Here are some words of inspiration that flowed through me when I expressed the process of bringing a painting alive.
When the painting becomes a translation of my soul manifested in front of me:
I am scared at first.
Or maybe just confused? I look at the blank paper in front of me. The colours on the side.
I do not see it clear yet. What am I supposed to do? I let the mind calm down and then...
I just listen. Slowly the movement starts for me.
And I paint.
I pay attention to the energies moving through me.
I am asking to be thought.
To let my guard down.
To surrender my mind.
I hear the words "You are in this moment both the apprentice and the teacher."
I start to see the beautiful communication with the eternal me and the me in this physical world. It is a fascinating process of being both the witness and the one creating.
My body and soul in a communication with life.
I observe the colours in front of me. A manifestation of the movement within...
I believe we are all here on earth to learn to be ourselves.
To not be like anyone else.
To be authentic in our expression and to engage in the process of understanding ourselves more deeply.
To speak and express our truth.
In a way that feels inspiring to us. This is our birth right!
I would love to bring you with me in this INTIMATE exploration with life.
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