BLUE

18 May in On-Line Journal

BLUE. . . clear up in the sky, and deep in the ocean. We have landed on the exploration of the color BLUE this month! This spring, we can especially enjoy the serenity of clear blue skies and blue waters! I get such a feeling of happiness and optimism looking up at these blue skies, no weather complaints here! Lets not forget blue combined with yellow, creates our lush lush green, creating such a lovely vegetative foreground to the blue background. I welcome you to celebrate this sincere color where we can feel peace with ourselves and communicate clearly to the world around us. It’s interesting to note that the name “Blue” has its origins from frankinsh origin: blao meaning “shining”.  Within the chakra system, Blue is associated with our fifth chakra, the throat chakra. This fifth chakra is our source for communicating truth, wisdom and responsibility. It governs self knowledge and has to do...

GREEN Supports Life

01 April in On-Line Journal

Let’s celebrate the restorative aspect of nature! Green supports life from the inside out! We have landed on the exploration of the secondary color GREEN this month! Can we get any closer to SPRING than green!? Thanks to the collaborative effort of Yellow (last issue) and Blue (next issue) Green shares common attributes with both! Green is a combination of cheerful warmth from the sun with calmness and serenity of the sky. I welcome you to celebrate this soothing and balanced color where we can feel grounded. It is after all the direct symbolic representation of nature!I personally find that this is the season to live into this compassionate color that brings with it juicy grass joy! Through all the sad heaviness destruction caused by nature, when the first sprout of hope blooms, we can experience deep gratitude for what we have. Having said, it is easy to understand why green...

YELLOW

01 March in On-Line Journal

How do bananas and lemons radiate sunshine, yet taste so differently? While both fruit have a yellow skin, one gives us the tendency to experience a tootie fruity, round pallet, smile of an experience while with the other we make a direct sour face including the squinting of our eyes. Go ahead and try this for yourself! We have landed on the exploration of the primary color Yellow this month! By just reading about this sunny color, I welcome you to celebrate this intense energy and cheerful symbolic representation of the sun as it reaches its highest, warmest point! I personally find that this is a great season where we can use this hopeful thought! Having said, it is easy to understand why yellow is a color that is often used to represent hope. Just think about  wearing a yellow ribbon! Within the chakra system, Yellow is associated with our third chakra, the solar...

Juicy ORANGE

01 February in On-Line Journal

Give your Valentine a juicy Orange ! Why? Because of its juicy, flamboyance, energetic qualities and vitamin C! “O” ranges of oranges. Thanks to the collaborative effort of Red (last issue) and Yellow (next issue) Orange shares common attributes with both! Orange is a combination of intense energy and cheerful warmth from the sun. Juicy orange carries the element of water! It is often associated with the second chakra. It’s the color of flow, creativity, and youth! This Valentine’s day, I am going to give my valentine a juicy, expressive orange. (SSSssssssshhhhh!) The color orange just speak the word fun fun fun and the vitamin C boost a good healthy side kick! Yum! Since colors are an expression of our emotion, there is a whole range of oranges that move us. Have you ever noticed that the color orange can evoke completely opposite emotions of each other. Think of spiritual orange (Buddhist monk...

RED RED RED!!!

05 January in On-Line Journal

What color is your RED ? RED RED RED! Passionate fast red! This is the color that I am celebrating today! It is the color of FIRE, PASSION and LOVE. How absolutely appropriate for our 10 year wedding anniversary today, as I write this message to you! Red is also the color of the sun fire and life itself! Looking closer at what is pumping vital life in our veins: blood. In Hebrew the word for blood and red are merely one letter away from each other. Since colors are an expression of our EMOTION, there is a whole range of reds that move us. Have you ever noticed that the color red can evoke completely opposite emotions of each other. Think of romantic love and ultimate rage, happiness and anger. Depending on the SATURATION and BRIGHTNESS of a color (hue), it portrays different PSYCHOLOGICAL effects. So looking closer at a particular color...

Open Ateliers Jordaan 2010

22 May in Uncategorized

My studio will be OPEN! Come and Join! Opening studios On Friday, May 22, Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, 2010, designers, photographers and artists collectives their studio doors. The workshops are free and open during the three days from 12:00 to 18:00 hours. In 2010, one can admire a wide variety of works of art, the artists in conversation and buy a piece of art. Other activities are in preparation....