Letting go (part one)

When I enter the metascape, I regularly enter through the portal of a digital canvas. It sounds so sci-fi to say it like that (Terence McKenna would have approved). I enter in so many ways.

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Dream awake

The artist’s effort is that of resisting the oblivion of utter surrender; complete annihilation. And so, the artist learns to dream awake. Muse on the nature of art, improvisation and meditation through this Artful Contemplation.

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Do you trust?

Intuitive art is a movement that begins in the artist and finds expression through whatever media or materials are available. It is personal and practical.

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Enter the portal

The shaman is not a person. Or a role. The shaman is the portal itself. Enter the portal to make your own contact with the living divine.

The shaman is not a person. Or a role. The shaman is the portal itself. Enter the portal to make your own contact with the living divine.

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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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More than a moment

More than a moment. “Is a picture made in a single moment? No, it is built up piece-by-piece, just like a house. And the spectator—is his looking done in a single moment?” (Paul Klee) Intuitive artwork for artful contemplation in honor of Slow Art Day.

Slow Art Day takes place on Saturday 6 April this year. So this week we’ll be posting one of our intuitive artworks daily in honor of lingering longer, and finding deep contemplation, through art. Join us in this space of mindful co-creativity.

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Settle down, settle in.

Our need for stillness, silence and personal sanctuary increases in proportion to the speed, intensity and sociability of our lives. Like any mindfulness practice, Artful Contemplation offers us the opportunity to slow down, settle in, pay attention and appreciate what is right before us.

Our need for stillness, silence and personal sanctuary increases in proportion to the speed, intensity and sociability of our lives. Like any mindfulness practice, Artful Contemplation offers us the opportunity to slow down, settle in, pay attention and appreciate what is right before us.

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