Monday, May 31, 2010

Damselfly


This is my entry for the Mixed Media Monday challenge (personal symbols and myth). For me the exploration of the Divine Feminine and Nature are an ongoing theme in my art and my spiritual beliefs. It is what inspires me to create. I began a study of the Goddess about 12 years ago ( being disappointed with traditional religions) and found through myth a natural explanation of life and its mysteries. I try to follow the seasonal wheel and incorporate nature and its cycles in all that I do. This digital piece is an expression again of the feminine spirit in nature, feeling at home in her beauty and abundance.

31 comments:

  1. Wonderful! The images you've created in this series so far show a real understanding of the spirit of the goddess and how she manifests herself in the natural world. I just love them.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Lori - your images all speak to me. So beautiful, so divine!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Oh wow this very impressive.
    Stunning art and brilliant layering.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Lori, this is so beautiful...All of your art speaks so clearly of your spiritual connection and is so meaningful and uplifting...To me, it speaks of cosmic consciousness...amazing! Just GORGEOUS!
    HUGS,
    Cindy Adkins

    ReplyDelete
  5. So stunning! I love the layering and the dragonflys. . . And I agree with you - there is so much to learn from the religion of beauty and nature. I love how you connected them both in this one piece, Kristin xo

    ReplyDelete
  6. Bonjour Lori ! quel beau collage , votre démarche est bien illustrée !
    J'aime beaucoup le côté mystérieux de vos collages !
    Amicalement Mary.KG

    ReplyDelete
  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog. We are essentially neighbors, aren't we? I think most of my visitors are from outside of California.

    Your work here is beautiful. I find it very mysterious and magical. I'll have to go take a look around your blog.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Gorgeous art work and beautiful take on the theme
    hugs June xxxxx

    ReplyDelete
  9. It perfectly symbolises your writing there Lori and is incredibly beautiful. I'm reading Women who run with the Wolves at the moment which promises to be a fascinating read. Have you read it?

    ReplyDelete
  10. Beautiful collage, I love how you used the dragonflies. I saw several on my walk today they always make me feel blessed.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Love this piece, Lori! Gorgeous as always.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Wow Lori , your a master in blending! Fantastic piece!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Lorie, I run out of things to say because your work is constantly awesome and gorgeous and scrumdidlyumptious.

    ReplyDelete
  14. She's just perfect as a Goddess.

    ReplyDelete
  15. You have captured the digital equivalent of the divine female. I've always seen your moon phase on your blog and was really intrigued by it. Nature does have cycles. That's evident in all aspects of nature. I was really taken by your post and your philosophy and would love to learn more about it. It's a bit ironic that you live in an area where the seasons are far less evident and demonstrative than other parts of the country.

    Again, love this piece and what it stands for.

    ReplyDelete
  16. This is a wonderful piece, and certainly, your imagery strikes a cord for me as well. Thank you for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  17. Lori I just adore this soulful art piece, just beautiful.She is just a fabulous Goddess, really outstanding...
    Love it !!!
    Hugs,Laura.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Once again you have created a beautiful piece!
    Inka :)

    ReplyDelete
  19. I am totally in love with your work Lori! I wish I could do half as well.....I love the mystery, magic and generally peaceful feeling they leave you with. Gorgeous. xx

    ReplyDelete
  20. what more to say....? i´m fascinated as always. standing ovations!!!

    ReplyDelete
  21. Lori it's magical!! ( i'm running out of words with your amazing work!)
    xoxo

    ReplyDelete
  22. Beautiful piece. Nature has it's own beauty; just lovely.

    ReplyDelete
  23. Beautiful! Thank you for sharing what inspires you.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Hi Lori, It's a beautiful, thoughtful piece. It's interesting to hear you refer to the abundance of nature, I think that sings to me too. ~Sharon

    ReplyDelete
  25. At home in beauty and abundance... Beautiful in thought and image

    ReplyDelete
  26. Lori gorgeous piece, love the dragonflys and your colors you are so creativ, thanks for being follower of my blog.
    Anni

    ReplyDelete
  27. Hi Lori!
    I love everything about this, the colours, the layering. Its so so beautiful :-)

    ReplyDelete
  28. hi, just stumbled across your blog, this is a gorgeous piece. i feel the mystical and earthy interconnections between the human and the rest of nature.

    ReplyDelete
  29. Lori, what a beautiful and meaningful piece of art! Stunning! Diane

    ReplyDelete