Beside yourself

Ecstasy is a form of rapture, wonderment or epiphany in which the limited sense of self experiences an expansion, a spaciousness, a suspension of self as self-enclosed.

Ecstasy is a form of rapture, wonderment or epiphany in which the limited sense of self experiences an expansion, a spaciousness, a suspension of self as self-enclosed.

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In-sight

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

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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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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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.

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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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Invest in yourself

Artful Contemplation is about giving ourselves permission to peer into the great beyond with a sense of adventure and possibility, and where the impulse is felt strongest, to actually transgress the boundary and enter into the unknown. It is at this edge that we feel most alive, the edge where we sense there is more to us than meets the eye.

Investment in Artful Contemplation is giving yourself permission to peer into the great beyond with a sense of adventure and possibility And where the impulse is felt strongest, to actually transgress the boundary and enter into the unknown. It is at this edge that we feel most alive. It is at this edge where we sense there is more to us than meets the eye.

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Mindfulness practice through training trees

Like daily mindfulness practice, training a bonsai tree is high-risk artistry.

Mindfulness practice, like bonsai training, can be viewed as an artistic representation of our true nature – and requires daily doing over an extended period of time. But this should not be too daunting when we contemplate that art is a special kind of doing – one that is best approached in a non-competitive spirit, in a state of curiosity and contemplation, with senses attuned, and heart wide-open.

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Immerse yourself

The artwork speaks in a language other than that of words, signs and icons, so the best is to immerse yourself in its metascape for deepened contemplation and personal realization.

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