art-wisdom

  • Feeling BLUE?

    1.Blue pigment2.Vault of Scrovegni Chapel (detail) ,Fresco , 1305, Padua, by Giotto di Bondone3.The Vesica Pisces or Mandorla shape is created by ...
  • The Heart-throb of GREEN

    As part of my series exploring the language of colours, I have just written a new post "The Heart-throb of Green". During these challenging times, Green opens the gateway of the Heart and invites us to reconnect and mend our relationship with Nature and ourselves.
  • The Higher Self of Yellow (and the pitfalls of its Lower Self)

    Dear All,Following on from my previous posts about BLACK, BROWN, RED and ORANGE, today I will be focusing on the Radiant Ego of YELLOW as a voice ...
  • ORANGE

        Dear All,  Following on from my previous colour posts, it seems a natural transition, if you follow the rainbow or the chakras, to move to Oran...
  • In Survival Mode: Red

    “Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings.  The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key ...
  • RETURN TO EDEN

    A couple of days ago, I met a kindred-spirit-kind-of-friend at Kirstenbosch botanical gardens, as the gates opened at 8 a.m. I hadn’t been for mon...
  • In search of comfort: Brown

    Simpicity                                                                             Frugality Comfort                                          ...
  • In our darkest hour: Black

    Rembrandt “Old Man in Military Costume” (detail) 1630-31   Dear All, In our darkest hour, in the middle of a pandemic, I thought we could examine ...