Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Pineal


Trying out some brushes I found.
Start and finish at the two nodes in the hair.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Taurus


Finally got access to a computer and a scanner. I drew the lines for this around Christmas and just got it scanned and edited up today!

Find a path from eye to eye.

Thursday, 21 February 2013

More mazes!

Check it ouuut

Coooooooooool

Robo Maze!


I did this at my friend Teddys house. I Like it! Sorry about the crappy picture.
Lots of wall maze work lately! Stay tuned for more project pictures.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Food For Thought

Here are some videos that have made a big impact on me lately. I must share!

Black Whole
Nassim Haramein

Check out The Resonance Project if you want to learn more about his ongoing work


To understand is to perceive patterns
Jason Silva

Toward Integral Consciousness

Toward Integral Consciousness by ARIFilms





Where Science and Buddhism Meet

Where Science and Buddhism Meet from Gerald Penilla on Vimeo.


Mindfulness with Jon Kabat-Zinn

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

New Wall Maze

I'm back in Nelson and so is the snow! I'm pretty happy to be here now. Got a new house with two good buddies and I decided to decorate the living room with this maze.

It hasn't been tested yet so I don't know how difficult it is. If I were to guess I'd say it's a 2 out of 5 if five was the hardest.... I need to develop a ranking system.

I'm also hard at work on another hand-drawn beauty. I hope to have something to share from it before Christmas.

Saturday, 1 September 2012

Quis ut Deus?

I woke up starving. I have a craving for pancakes so I find myself back at El Gato Negro eagerly anticipating my chocolate banana pancakes making their way to my corner. The sun is shining and the ocean wind is ripping through the streets and through the blue painted bars on the front of the cafe. As I try to piece together how my day will unfold I remember that last night I had a meeting with a really friendly tattoo artist in town and we got to talking about doing a piece on me. I have been keeping an eye open for a tattoo artist I could relate to and inspire to do a piece on me. I felt good about this guy, who is coincidentally called... Guy.

We brainstormed a bit, and I picked his brain to gauge how he views the art he does. I like his style and I was really impressed with his shading techniques and facial features. He has some cool inspiring views of the art he does and also the art he plans to do. We exchanged ideas about what inspires us each as artist and I told him about a tattoo project I've been interested in for a while. I want an Archangel Michael tattoo and I wanted to see a version he would come up with having complete creative control so I supplied him with a few examples of various artistic depictions of this guardian angel and we talked about what he represents. I hope to see something amazing today when we meet again.
I began to remember what was taught to me by my father about Archangel Michael. Michael actually means "Who is like God" I knew this as my middle name and the name of my father is Michael. For quite some time now I mistakenly depicted that to mean the name Michael meant "someone who is like god" or a "god-like person" but I quickly realised that that translation is completely opposite to the proper. It's funny the different meanings you can derive from simple words. The traditional Hebrew definition poses it as a rhetorical question, "Who is like God?" as if anyone could suggest they are like god. I find this a timely revelation on my part as I just finished reading Ishmael and from what I gather the premise of the teachings of that book are to trust the gods and to realise that man does not have the power to decide who lives and who dies. We are not like gods in that respect we must be humble and accept the fate of all species. Life and death cycles are in the hands of the gods. Man isn't here to conquer the earth we are here to steward over it and maintain its perfect harmony. Our 10,000 year history of civilisation is one long drawn-out failure to recognise that simple fact.

Armed with these contemplations I am eager to see what Guy draws up.