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Fantastic inspired visionary paintings, intense colorful expressions of nature and cosmic themes painted in the 1960's. All are on canvas, and rather large, exact sizes will be posted at a later date.

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Birth of the Moon Bird

Birth of the Moon Bird

Oil on canvas, 48" X 48".

The crest of the wave of the 60's. Painted in Seattle, December of 1966 as the energy of the 60's was intensifying, this painting was inspired by a profound dream. A goddess figure rose up out of the water, her body-dress transformed and changed like the seasons. The bird image will later re-emerge as an important element in the Cosmo Tarot.

 

Reaching for the Sky

Reaching for the Sky

Oils on canvas, 1966

 

 

Heart and the Inner Ocean

Heart and the Inner Ocean

Oils on canvas, 92 x 70, 1968

This is the largest painting I ever made. I still remember how it was when I stood in front of that huge white canvas, at first I did not know what to do. There were so many possibilities.  I just let myself move, like a dance it came from deeper levels of my being, out of the unknown inner world. It seemed natural to start with a big heart in the center. This painting was done when I still lived in Seattle, before I moved to the east coast in 1970. I left it in the care of my ex boyfriend. He placed it in a bar down in the lower part of downtown Seattle, near where we had built a loft in the Cadillac Hotel. On a visit back there one year I retrieved it, the people who had it were unhappy about it, but I felt it was best to get it back. When I painted it I was at the time learning about chakras, so in a way it is an early Heart Chakra painting.

 

Inner Eye Moon

Inner Eye Moon

This picture is made from an old slide, so the colors are a bit subdued.  Oils on canvas, around 5' x 5'.

 

7 Chakras Wheel

7 Chakras Wheel

acrylic on canvas, 1968

The seven chakras are all represented as concentric rings in this painting. It is one of my first chakra paintings. The second chakra has become blended and is a liquid swirling rainbow, to go with the water element .

 

Fire and Water  

Fire and Water  

Oils on canvas, 47" X 70"  1965.

Begun on a hot summer day, Seattle, 1965. This image later inspired the Temperance card in the Cosmo Tarot.

 

Song of the Expanding Heart (Geometric)

Song of the Expanding Heart (Geometric)

Acrylics on canvas, 44" X 50" 1968.

Painted in Seattle, 1968. One of a series of geometrics. The heart and jewel theme appears later in the my Astrotaro deck.

 

Shamanic Dream painting 

Shamanic Dream  

Oils on canvas, 1965.

The blackberry patch in the backyard becomes electric.

 

Tree of Light

Tree of Light

Oil on canvas, 51 x 52, 1965

The power of the sun is transformed by the living plant world, energy flows through the branches of the tree, and is electric.

 

Whispering Woods

Whispering Woods

A large oil painting on canvas. I worked on this one over a long period of time, at least 6 months, 1965-6 The inspiration was a patch of trees growing outside my studio. They seem to flow and sing in the wind.

 

Shamanic Vision

Shamanic Vision

Oils on canvas, spring 1967.

Exploding with life, the garden awakens in the spring sun.

 

Dance of Life

Dance of Life

This is a very large painting, acrylic on canvas, painted in 1968.

 

The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

Oil on canvas, very large, over 4 x 5 ft. Spring 1967

Sun Bird

Sun Bird  

Acrylic on canvas, 42' X 55", 1967.

 

Thunder Bird

Thunder Bird

Acrylic on canvas, 1967

 

Cross Directions Mandala

Cross Directions Mandala

Acrylic on canvas, 1968

 

Peaceful Rainbow Mandala

Peaceful Rainbow Mandala

Acrylic on canvas, 1968

 

Mystic Eye Mandala

Mystic Eye Mandala

Acrylic on canvas, 1968

 

Cosmic Rays

Cosmic Rays

This is two paintings. Acrylic on canvas.

 

Dancing City Tree

Dancing City Tree

A cityscape tree, painted on Cherry Street, in Seattle, 1968

 

Interdimensional Space Ship

Interdimensional Space Ship

acrylic on canvas, 1969

 

Bindu

Bindu

This is perhaps the last painting I did in the 1960's, a very large piece, at least 5 ft. high. The seven pointed star was about the coming decade, the 70's.

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