Archive | Archetypes

Queen Archetype

Archetype of the Queen

    Do you remember, in the early 80’s, when the illustrator Mary Engelbreit created her art and declared this truth, “It is good to be Queen”? Her young ones had glowing round faces painted with bright colors and exuberant expressions, claiming power with paper crowns and mop handle scepters. This declaration of self-expression reminded many […]

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Core Child Archetypes

Working with Archetypal Patterns: Core Child Archetypes

Art is a tool for exploration. Many of us work with art, whether visual, written or hybrid, as a language of exploration. A magnifying glass that allows us to get closer to something that we are looking at or working with. Art-making is at its core a language of the soul. Whether you decide to call […]

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Connecting

The Descent into Darkness

Bones and tendons,  discs shifting,  equilibrium compromised,  my world came crashing down around me – I was forced to come to a halt.  Burdened,  over giving and controlling – I was the fierce mother who couldn’t let go. My body told me it was time to stop and the herniated disc told me of a deeper internal pain […]

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JourneyCircles Mapping with Compass Card

Exploring the Spectrum of Self

Exploring the spectrum of self is a powerful reflection process that I have designed as a transformative art practice.  Offering several options and entry points to expressing and reflecting all parts of self. The spectrum of self, is the full (rainbow) reflection of the many aspects of feeling, expression, mood, ” the good, the bad […]

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