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True art is made noble and religious by the mind producing
it...the mind, the soul becomes ennobled by the endeavor
to create something perfect, for god is perfection, and
whoever strives after perfection is striving for something
divine
Michelangelo

 

 

To gain further insight on the creative process, and the light in which my inspiration shines from
I set up my camera to take photos of a painting in progress along with a tape recorder to collect the process of a painting.
At days end each day I updated my website with the days happenings.
I have here collected my notes on the subject of the Mindmandala painting

     
 

The process of creation and growth of a painting
2004

Over the next week or so I will be documenting the progress of my next painting entitled Mind Mandala. In an attempt to clarify my creative process and shed some light on the birth of a painting, I will be starting a piece on Tuesday and will add pictures and personal insights that night, and every night following, until the piece is completed. Below is the spark or first insight that I will be painting from.

 
 

 

Mind Mandala

During meditation, after yoga and a prolonged headstand, I entered a visionary state where my body’s energy systems were aligned. My right, visual, perceptual thinking brain united with my left, logical, analytical thinking brain to function as a prism which projected these systems of energy out of my body and materialized them into a mandala of color floating above me. Each color has its own tints, tones, shades, and intensities. The color and light corresponded into my primal hungers, emotions, reasoning, love, divine will, and creativity. On the outside these colors slowly melded into each other forming the body. On the inside they separated and increased in brightness, power, until they reached the center where a white starburst illuminated everything. A geometric object rose out of this bright light which I now recognize as the Universal Mind free of my personality, and ego.

   
 
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