The Eclipse of 2017 lives on and on. I was sandwiched between Heaven & Earth as I laid on Earth and held hands with my friend and had a little cry.
©CherilynSunRidge, “Eclipse Poise,” 30″x20″
At first, I went into the studio work intending a statement of alignment with the cosmic order.
As I worked this piece, I found my information was becoming more internal than external.
Exploration revealed that one can align externally, then the solid ‘work’ is to bring the Nature Spirits into my energetic; then the Poise is cultivated with spiritual information called Power.
For me, that Power is calm expansion.
The quest is to align internally, whatever that means to me or to you, is a moment-to-moment livingness.
“The Universe is sending you a cup of coffee,
don’t let it get cold.”
true inspiration from Nicole Saleeby of http://www.AlwaysBeHeard.com
There comes a time, a moment when one simply cannot avoid recognition of integration. All of bounteous Nature, the Nature Spirits, the energetics, buzz, blitz, swim through us at all times, eternally. The imperative is to “Rise Out Of Rest” and participate!
©CherilynSunRidge, earlier work & “Rise Out Of Rest”
Archival Ink Prints ©CherilynSunRidge
Selecting your image of strength helps you stay in your seat of awareness. As a reminder of your unique internal place, using external symbology creates your sacred living space. Visual images carry a language into the subconscious, they are reference material for our minds, reminding us of our delights and innocent joys. My mission is to offer what may serve you with land and figurative interpretations, as tethers, to dialogue with your own deepest truth.
I am now working with a high-end custom printer. At long last (!) I can offer you quality prints to suit your budget. Giclée printing is the highest quality fine art reproduction available today.
My online Print Portfolio offers a selection of my images. Contact me for other custom sizes and I will send you a quote. Also contact me for a custom print of your favorite piece not yet appearing in the Print Portfolio.
Sent with Light, Cherilyn
©Cherilyn SunRidge, “Forest Listening,” 24″x24,” Acrylic on Cotton Canvas
We listen, wherever we are, to chatter or rhythms or fantastic air -mobiles, and all sounds feed us. Neither here nor there, neither wrong or right, sound injects into us and informs us. Our voice, internal or external, influences the environment. This is all a two-way, round-about, give and take, cause and effect. I invite your treasured voice to sing out, your daily stutterings and your daily rejoicings to find their avenues of expression. Why not?
I am re-reading Nick Bantock’s “The Forgetting Room.” The pages are replete with short phrases, rich and deep, relevant to life and art.
One such provocation is the memory of the grandfather guiding the grandson as the lad worked to resolve an issue with his drawing. He applied watercolor wash, yet it looked sugary to him, too nice. From his memory bank, Grandfather speaks:
©CherilynSunRidge, “Dandelion,” 24″x24,” acrylic, Hoops Portfolio, available
©Cherilyn SunRidge, “Dandelion,” & detail “Rain Drop Temple”
“Chaos, order, chaos, order recurring …..there is a difference between a study and a painting. Rough up the ground. Then you can begin growing your picture……The result was a mess, though not an unpleasant one. I ‘humphed’ aloud and deserted it to dry by itself.”
Just some insight into a painting process. Now, I am headed into my painting cave! Sending Light! Cherilyn
©CherilynSunRidge, “Sage Mother Pushes Dawn,” acrylic, 30×30, available
Each morning gives a moment of applause and a moment of review and unending moments of wonder and wondering. I select “Sage Mother Pushes Dawn” today to show you because of its strength. I love the “held” spheres, the absolute knowing that there is structure for my day, visible or not. I love the colors which were only viewed in the high country as tiny bits of desert hue, yet I wanted them to shout their presence. May the backdrop of your life inform your day, and may you see anew what has always been before you. “Sage Mother Pushes Dawn” is available in the Hoops portfolio at www.CherilynSunRidge.com, always at my modest square inch price and always S&H included. Stay lively!