“There’s a tale in the Caballa that suggests that the Angel of Death is so beautiful that on finally seeing it (or him, or her) you fall in love so hard, so fast, that your soul is pulled out through your eyes.” – Neil Gaiman
If you have never read any thing by Neil […]
Isis as you should all know was one of the pantheon of Ancient Egypt. Isis was considered a goddess of Nature and Magic and was wife of Osiris (an underworld God) who was also her brother. It makes sense that Isis would also be considered an Earth Mother type goddess.
Although this image is instantly recognizable as a Yin Yang Symbol, it is also recognizable as not being the symbol you are used to seeing. It be quite honest, the Yin Yang Symbol as normally depicted is quite boring to batik. The image I settled upon for my work comes from a book called “Real […]
The Ankh is one of the great symbols that we have coming down to us from antiquity. The Ankh was (is) the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that reads “life”. Or perhaps more accurately the concept of eternal life. Life! Live it! My version of it would suggest a life burning with intensity. This is a […]
I stood upon the balcony with my brand new bride, The clink of bells came drifting down the mountainside, When in our sight something moved Lightning eyed and cloven-hooved, The great god Pan is alive.
He moves amid the modern world in disguise, It’s possible to look into his immortal eyes, He’s like a man […]
A quote I have in the back of my head goes something like this, “What we experience as life and time is simply gods hand moving faster than the eye can see.” This image is connotative of Shiva dancing the world into and out of existence with every movement and gesture. The eternal dance on […]