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Dark Lord Cometh Sun Enters Capricorn


Dark Lord Cometh, Tarot Devil, Sun in Capricorn Humor overcomes adversity Tarot Dark Lord major arcana card Devil explanation, meaning, symbolism and art, Sun in Capricorn. In this depiction of the Dark Lord,Tarot Devil from Tarot of the Morning Star, we observe the central figure displaying the personality type required for facing adversity which is a sense of humor.   This is also emphasized by the entity’s horns, reminiscent of a jester’s cap. The blocks below are the challenges needed to be overcome adversity which become stairs to achievement. The spiral beard is symbolic of time. The image is God […]

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Skein of the Dream Weaver


Skein of the Dream Weaver: The Labyrinthine Domain of Hypnos Dreaming sleep, the realm of Hypnos, whose influence upon us when in juxtaposition is to release healing vibrations,stimulating resolution of our conflicts.  This consequence is symbolically represented in the foreground of the painting by poppy pods whose exhaling breath of lustrous trance inducing vibrations is the vehicle of restitution. The poppies symbolize the healing balm of natural pharmaceuticals. When controlled, they provide relief from pain and suffering in contradiction to our loss of will through falling victim to their addictive qualities. The dream weaver background landscape depicts the electro magnetic […]

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Dreaming Hypnos


Dreaming Within the Fields of Hypnos Dreaming Within the Fields of Hypnos, oil on wood in frame, 28.5 inches by 14.75 inches. including frame, 31.25 by 17.5 inches.  Original painting available from Saatchi Art. The background of the painting provides a medium for dream evocation within the viewer. The whole painting can be summed up as a transportation device. A transportation device to delve into the inner canyons of one’s mind. Hypnos the Greek God of Sleep Hypnos first appears in mythology in the works of one of the earliest Greek poets, Hesiod (lived around 700 BC), where Hypnos (Sleep) […]

Tarot Five of Fire, Five of Wands


Tarot Five of Fire, Wands, Strife  Minor Arcana, First Decan Leo Five of Fire, Five of Wands and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Five express attributes of Geburah, whose title is Severity, the fifth sphere corresponding with Mars on the QBL Tree of life. Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Geburah is Mars and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Five” exhibit this planet’s quality colored by their corresponding elemental suit of  fire, water, air or earth These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL: Fire: Atziluth, Water: Briah, Air: Yetzirah and Earth: […]

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Glain Nadredd canvas prints


Glain Nadredd canvas prints available from Fine Art America Glain Nadredd from Celtic mythology, canvas art prints delivered ready to hang on premium canvas and 1.5 by 1.5 stretcher bars. Order Here This Serpent Stone of Celtic mythology, sometimes referred to as Adder Stone, which were believed to be created by a coming together of snakes, normally occurring in Spring, but more auspicial on May Eve. The stones, thought to be created from snakes saliva, were claimed to have magical qualities, much like mirrors, that would allow entry into the spirit world. In the Mabinogion, Peredur is given a magical stone […]

Prometheus Cain,Consciousness and the Wrath of God


Prometheus Cain and Wrath of God Prometheus Cain Consciousness and the Wrath of God, Oil on canvas, 72 inches by 36 inches, 2010  Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art My painting looks at the mythological dynamic from two perspectives.  It is illustrating the phenomena of enlightenment being shared prior to the punishment being executed. From the Greek perspective it is the agent of enlightenment to man, Prometheus,who is the one suffering the wrath of the Gods. In the Jewish/Christian philosophy it is the receiver of enlightenment, Eve, who suffers the wrath of God. In the background is Zeus looking down from his domain […]

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Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Self Healing


Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Sun in Virgo corresponds to the major arcana tarot card Hermit. Original painting 24 inches by 18 inches , oil on board, available from Saatch Art Close examination of the card reveals the eyes of the Hermit are closed, symbolizing answers to questions are obtained through introspection and seeking  from from within. The Hermit desires resolution to uncertainty from learned personal experience, recalled through inner voice, in contradiction to relying influences of society, media and social convention. This inner voice, according to Julian Jaynes in his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the […]

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Sun Enters Leo Tarot Strength


Leo Tarot Card Strength Leo, tarot card Strength symbolism, Sun in Leo. Is strength accepting the fruit, or refusing the fruit? As an example of a bicameral archetype for this card, Achilles is opportune because of his reactionary fixed  automatic responses to phenomena.  We should note however that his character expresses wrath and anger but not hate. When presented with a phenomena outside of himself, Achilles responds to voices from within himself. He is, to all intense and purposes, a puppet  animated and manipulated by the strings of hallucinating voices of ancestors and Gods. These automatic responses are recurrent throughout the […]

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To Really See Art Exhibit


Art Exhibit To Really See Closes August 13th Art exhibit closing. I currently have two pieces on display at the University of Minnesota Bio Medical Lab Library as part of the Avivo exhibition To Really See. Show closes on Monday August 13th, 2018 Overview This run with the University of Minnesota presents over thirty pieces of art. It shows at the Bio-Medical Library until August 13th, 2018. The exhibition is a project curated by Jes Reyes, the Coordinator of Avivo’s ArtWorks program, and co-organized by Paul Ranelli, a Professor of Social Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. […]

Sun Enters Cancer, Tarot Key Chariot


Tarot Key Chariot, Sun Enters Cancer Tarot Key Chariot, Oil on canvas, 2006 Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art Tarot Chariot, represents the inundation of the river Nile bringing the return of life to the land of Egypt. The Chariot, illustrates the result of unleashing the possibilities, explained in the Lovers, and the danger of being swept away by them. Interpretation The interpretation of the  Chariot in a tarot reading is an overcoming of obstacles, recovery and success although this may be only temporary. The degree and duration of success will depend upon the amount of work we have done to prepare […]

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