Friday, August 17, 2012

Flower of Life - Sketching a Dream

The other night I had a vivid dream where my attention (sight) came closer and closer to a beautiful flower.  As I came to see it in closeup, I found that the petals were made from insect wings and the other parts of the flower were made up of various living things.  It was stunningly beautiful and rich with thrumming layers of Life.

I've wondered if I could possibly draw, paint, or etch such a thing.  Tonight I gave it a one movie try and, while this might turn out well, it will not approach the incandescence of the original in my dream.
Here is the sketch:


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