Consciousness

Forget the past, it is gone. Do not project into the future, it is yet to come. Live Now with awaken and conscious mind. Be conscious of the beauty of the sky and the colour of flowers, of the freshness of the breeze and the generosity of the sun. The greatest wealth is to appreciate … Continue reading

Hidden Meanings in Chinese Art

It is interesting to know how messages are embedded in an image. Chinese words are evolved from pictorial representation. And the Chinese language has more words than sounds, so one sound can mean several things (homonym). It is Chinese custom that one do not talk about one’s gift to another party. Example a congratulatory is … Continue reading

Rose Scent

Since the Ancient Greek and Roman times, people have tried to capture the scent of rose flowers in a usable form. Perfumed ointments were produced by extracting the oils and fats from the rose petals. However, it was not possible to isolate the pure essential oil until the Arabs had invented steam distillation.  Bulgarian rose … Continue reading

Simplicity

No one has been able to create anything better than the sculptures of the primitives. Who is not attracted to the precision of cave drawings? The Assyrian reliefs still conserve the same purity of expression. This marvelous simplicity has been lost because man is no longer simple. He wished to see farther and lost the … Continue reading

Essence of Paintings

Through the hands of the artist the lifeless piece of canvas and tubes of pigments were transformed into a creation that has life with lines and colors. The artist has transmitted the essence of the spirit to the creation “the painting”. I can enjoy a Beethoven symphony even if I do not understand anything from … Continue reading

Perfervid Rose

I cannot explain why I love flowers, especially roses with their soft petals, wide range of colours and not to mention their endearing fragrances.  Beauty has always been the motivating factor for me to paint; to preserve and share it on canvas. Current trend in art world when most artists dealt on big issues like … Continue reading

The Reason I Jump

Get to know this book The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice from the Silence of Autism via NHK World documentary. This book was written by a Japanese author Naoki Higashida, who wrote this book in 2005 at the age of 13. The book was initially published in Japanese in 2007 but was translated and … Continue reading