Revisiting the elements in this piece I painted for @mumtl – Encan Soirée Bénéfice.
The alchemical symbol for air is an upward-pointing triangle, bisected by a horizontal line as seen here in my painting.
Given my current state, I felt it was important to paint something that reminded me to stop and just breathe. Life is hard at times, messy and complicated… I am notorious for never stopping and always pushing through it all without taking a minute for me – I thought we could all use a little reminder to STOP a second and take a good deep breath.
In fact, much of my work has focused on this recurring theme – the stillness of my birds, symbolizing awareness hopefully inspires reflection and reminds us all to stop and take the time to deal with our own thoughts, emotions, awareness and the blessings in our lives.