Tag Archives: painting

Trance Planting

High Desert Dream, by Sam Weis

One of the nice things about having creative friends is that you enjoy and pay attention to their work, and it inspires you to produce work yourself.  It’s an effect of the originating energy of all art. Continue reading


Filed under Music

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This is Warner Sallman’s painting Head of Christ from 1941.  It’s an archetype.  When an image or an idea becomes so ubiquitous that it becomes the model for most people’s understanding of the subject, it becomes an archetype.  This is what most people think Jesus (Yeshua bar Yosef) looked like.  Most people NOW, that is.  For hundreds of years after his death, Jesus wasn’t even portrayed as having a beard. Continue reading


Filed under Communications, Emotions, Metaphysics, symbolism