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View from the Tower: a powerful symbol

Posted by Dawn Curtis on September 16, 2020 in Art, Inspiration, Jung, muse, Tarot | 1 Comment

When a title pops up that includes a powerful archetypal symbol like the tower, I pay attention! When I begin a painting, I don’t usually have a theme or subject in mind and start instead with an impression—some pattern, colour or shape just outside my field of vision—that won’t leave me alone. While no doubt […]

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“How did you do that?” Some musings on the creative process …

Posted by Dawn Curtis on August 2, 2020 in Art, Inspiration | No Comments

When viewing my work, people often ask about my creative process. How do I decide on colours? How do I achieve depth? How can it look textured yet be smooth to the touch? How long does it take to complete a painting? I don’t think too much about what I’m doing when I’m doing it, […]

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