In the twinkle of an eye

Curiosity and contemplation are the twin fuels of life. Artful Contemplation keeps our personal spark of curiosity alive and offers deep contemplation.

Pause. Notice your breathing. Pay attention to the chair you are sitting on. Now let your eyes wander. And let your mind wonder. Daily Artful Contemplation is a gentle reminder of our intrinsic capacity to explore the infinite realms of perception.

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Contemplating the divine

Visio Divina, or Divine Seeing, is the practice of contemplating an image or artwork for long enough to offer a direct encounter with metaphysical reality.

Visio Divina, or Divine Seeing, is a the practice of deeply contemplating images and artworks for spiritual enlightenment and a direct encounter with metaphysical reality.

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Art IS medicine

Art is medicine. Follow these 10 steps to make an Art Medicine Infusion to restore and integrate the intrinsic parts of yourself.

10-steps for making an Art Medicine Infusion Settle down. Breathe. Observe. Let your eyes wander. Let your mind wonder. Imbibe the colors and rhythms. Steep yourself in the contours and curves. Flow with the journey. Allow the unfolding. Breathe and restore.

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In-sight

What is Artful Contemplation? A daily practice of mindfulness to enhance awareness and appreciation

To find the visionary realm, we use intuition and follow the contours of the inner eye to the source of our own light.

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Turn within

The individual is an aperture through which the whole energy of the universe is aware of itself… Alan Watts Our inner world is the only true source of meaning and purpose we have. Art is the song of this inner life. Alex Grey

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Be carried away

Observe that which is looking through your eyes. Do not attempt to name it, categorize it, define it, describe it, shape it, manipulate it. Just be with its being.

Observe that which is looking through your eyes. Do not attempt to name it, categorize it, define it, describe it, shape it, manipulate it. Just be with its being. Let yourself be carried away.

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A new paradigm

This intuitive artwork, The Convivial Star, captures the essence of a new paradigm of interconnection, co-operation and collaboration.

A new paradigm of nonduality is upon us. As Terence McKenna states, “We have come to the end of our separateness”. This intuitive artwork, The Convivial Star, captures the essence of a new paradigm of interconnection, co-operation and collaboration.

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Soothe your soul

Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and there defines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.

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Grey is not colorless

Great art is transcendent. It points to something beyond itself and the one who made it. Jeff Goins The aim of visionary art is to show what lies beyond the boundary of sight. Widewalls

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A different tale is told

In seeking a meaning-filled life, we like to tell stories. Sometimes we forget that we can change the stories we live by. Peering through the walls of the glasshouse, a different tale is told.

In seeking a meaning-filled life, we like to tell stories. Sometimes we forget that we can change the stories we live by.

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Insight and intuition

When I create an artwork, it's an improvisation, it's impulsive.

In honor of Slow Art Day, take at least 10 minutes to immerse yourself in this epic intricate artwork created by intuitive artist Lanon Carl Prigge for Artful Contemplation. And then (casually and comfortably, with no goal other than to share) discuss your experience with someone.

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