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Serpent Stone in Memory of Arthur Machen


Glain Nadredd Serpent Stone of Celtic Mythology Les Nadredds serpent Oil on canvas, 48 inches by 36 inches.  This picture is dedicated to Arthur Machen and his novel The White People. Glain Nadredd is the Serpent Stone of Celtic mythology, sometimes referred to as Adder Stone, which were believed to be created by a coming together of snakes, normally occurring in Spring, but more auspicial on May Eve. The stones, thought to be created from snakes saliva, were claimed to have magical qualities, much like mirrors, that would allow entry into the spirit world. In the Mabinogion, Peredur is given a magical stone that allows him […]

Black Book of the Jackal Grimoire


Black Book Jackal, A navigational guide for travel within The Ancient Egyptian Book of The Dead Black Book of the Jackal is back in print in a quality soft cover edition. Using an ingenious synthesis between the technique of the Western Occult Tradition and the formula of the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead, Black Book offers entry points to the seven ancient gates of the Egyptian Underworld. “The Black Book of the Jackal” opens with a script for a guided meditation, followed by a theoretical fusion of Qabalah and the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Instructions and practical tips for […]

Shadow, Holy Guardian Angel or Succubus


Shadow, Holy, Guardian Angel or Succubus Oil on wood, 24 inches by 24 inches, 2016 Buy the original painting now From Saatchi Art   Shadow, Holy, Guardian Angel or Succubus Shadow, Holy Guardian Angel or Succubus represents what is our true self. Primal, ruthless and God like. The phenomena has close parallels with accounts of alien abduction and theories of bicameral mind expressed by Julian Jaynes in this book The Origins of Consciousness.

Dream Linguistics, Dream Language


Dream Linguistics Dream linguistics. dream language,  is a technique of communication employed by classes of diverse orders of beings desiring to converse with one another. Application of this method is not dependent on the communicating energy systems being of the same race, species or even coexisting to the same time, space or dimension.  The communication will naturally occur when an in-between[i] consciousness state engages between the communiques.  This in-between consciousness is the realm of “creative dreaming,” which has a correlation with the concepts of imagination and art. What we gain through the application of this language technique is realizing we […]

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Sabbat or Dark Interpreter, De Quincy Dreams of Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow


Sabbat or Dark Interpreter, De Quincy Dreams of Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow Oil on wood, 48 inches by 48 inches, 2016 Since the Middle Ages, until comparatively recently, a conjecture of public opinion held the view that visits of witches and warlocks to the Sabbat were a physical experience. In recent times this view has, by many, been transformed into a concept  that attendance at the Sabbat is induced by hallucinogenic substances, ingredients often absorbed through the skin from the well known “flying ointment”. See Sacred Mushroom and the Cross by John M. Allegro for an illustration of […]

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Atavistic


Atavistic Memories or Palimpsest Oil on wood, 2014 Atavistic Memories depicts a male human figure in the throes of recalling the tracks of his heritage back to the dawn of time. In displaying numerous characteristics from these epochs, he evokes the behavior and mannerisms of each in the present. The phenomenon is in harmony with shamanism, psychedelic experiences, creative dreaming and transformational psychology. First shown at Doorways to the Underworld exhibition, Stevens Square Center for the Arts, October 25th 2014 For related information see Dream Language Atavism is the tendency to revert to ancestral type. In biology, an atavism is an evolutionary throwback, […]

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The Vodoun Spirit


The Vodoun Spirit Oil on wood, 48 inches by 24 inches, 2014 While on a visit to Haiti in the late 1980’s, I happened to be in a market selling locally carved wooden images of Vodoun deities and animals.  As is typical, all were painted in brilliant colors, except for one which really stood out. I purchased the unpainted carving which became the model for this painting. There is more to this story because a friend who was with me purchased two of the painted statues.  At the end of our trip, my friend returned to England and I came home to Minneapolis. About […]

Capricorn: Goat Mother of the Sun


Capricorn: Goat Mother of the Sun The Goat is the mother of the Sun, for it is in the constellation of Capricorn, whose zoomorph is a goat, that the Sun is reborn,  Meaning that the Sun begins to rise again from is lowest point. Adversity is overcome by humor. The central figure displays the personality required for facing adversity, a sense of humor.  This is also emphasized by the figure’s horns resembling a medieval fools cap. The spiral beard symbolizes time.  The blocks below illustrate the challenges that need to be overcome that become the stairs to achievement. The image is […]

Tarot Tower Explained


Tarot Tower Explained The Tower is destroyed from within and not from without.  It symbolizes that we have reached the point in our journey where we have the courage to transcend the false idea we have of ourselves, the Tower.  Escaping it we release who we truly are and see the Tower for what it is, an eidolon. Tarot of the Morning Star Tarot of the Morning Star Book Reprint

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