I know there are people who encourage art collecting with their children but they are far too rare. A client of mine gives each of her children a budget of $500 a year to collect art they enjoy.
Mysteries is about this art of ritual, largely absent from contemporary life in our culture. Our ancestors paid homage to powerful forces of Nature, their evidence of the Gods.
There is a special healing in blue. Blue is maternal in the sense that it soothes and comforts. Recently, I watched the power of a blue sea restore hope to one who had lost it.
Five day painting workshop immerses students in a traditional approach to still life painting in oil under ideal north light studio conditions. Boston Artist, Melody Phaneuf will be instructing August 9 -13 at Fenway Studios, Boston.