THINK MONOCHROME

THINK MONOCHROME

A colorful world is always a synonym for paradise. A grey or monocolored world is always a synonym for purgatory or hell…The diversity of color brings paradise.Friedensreich HundertwasserAre paintings in monochromes created because of a need to explore the subtle...
Life as a Trendsetter – As Featured in AZ Foothills Magazine

Life as a Trendsetter – As Featured in AZ Foothills Magazine

This has just been published in the Arizona Foothills titled: “Trendsetter to Know” and I thought I would share both the interviewer’s questions and my responses with you:  Arizona Foothills Trendsetter to Know: Ellen PalestrantName: Ellen...
THINK APRIPEACHARINE

THINK APRIPEACHARINE

One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite –that particular peach is but a detail.Pablo PicassoThis blog is a short exploration of three fairly similar colors named after fruits: apricot, peach and nectarine. Hence the title.Is apricot...
DREAMS: LEAVING OUR WAKING WORLD BEHIND

DREAMS: LEAVING OUR WAKING WORLD BEHIND

To those who are awake, there is one ordered universe, whereas in sleep each person turns away from this world to one of his own.Heraclitus, PhilosopherDreams feed us, and we feed our dreams. They are of us. Some are visual, some verbal. Some are vague, endoceptual...
THE CORONAVIRUS: A PERSONAL CREATIVE MARATHON

THE CORONAVIRUS: A PERSONAL CREATIVE MARATHON

There are vast realms of consciousness still undreamed of vast ranges of experience, like the humming of unseen harps, we know nothing of, within us.D.H. LawrenceDuring this period of COVID-19, so many of us still have “undreamed” and still-to-be-dreamed...