5280 Magazine features abstract sumi e by Marilyn Wells in their Holiday Dec/Jan 2020, end piece. …by the laws   of their faith, not logic,     they opened their wings       softly and stepped         Over every dark thing.   – M.O. “Egrets” 1850S For 5280 Magazine featuring abstract […]

Denver’s top City magazine, 5280,  @5280magazine, is featuring Marilyn Wells’s abstract sumi e in their Holiday Dec/Jan issue end piece. Such happy news, anytime, especially now, when so many of us artists have been shut down from sharing and showing our art. Happily interviewed by @ChristineDeOrio, Associate Editor, and @danapsmith79, Art Director, working with my images for […]

Abstract sumi e – The Grand Immensity of Life. I painted the ch’i of a poem by Rumi in abstract sumi-e. We experience the grand immensity of life fully when we face death and total annihilation. “Some Grand Immensity” I placed one foot on the wide plain of death, and some grand immensity Sounded on […]

A sumi e abstract painting of the poem by Hafiz that Life is Far Too Precious, too Sacred to ever end… “Indeed God has written a thousand promises All over your heart that say, ‘Life Life Life Is far too precious to ever end.’” -Hafiz 1845S Life Is, Is, Is that precious! Silence helps us […]

My sort of heart is one that goes pretty deep. Sometimes it may seem others do not understand these abstract sumi e paintings. “Because time is endless and our planet vast, I [paint these sumi e] for a person who will one day be born with my sort of heart.” -Paraphrased from Poems of Ancient […]

Let go the life you planned – Have the life that is waiting for you – illustrated in abstract sumi e. “Think that you’re gliding out From the face of a cliff like an eagle. Think that you’re walking like a tiger walks By himself in the forest. You are most handsome when you are […]

The Guide from Beyond – abstract sumi e. Your guide may not be telling you what you want to hear. But it might be what helps your soul to grow the most. “Be Grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond. * Rumi (CB) “The Guest House” 1839S Imagine […]

A love song and the divine in abstract sumi e. I almost didn’t show this painting today, as the subject matter might not seem to match the heaviness of the times, with covid, the political situation, the climate crises happening all over the world and all over America, from what my friends tell me, East […]

Abstract Sumi e – Find heart and soul and the infinite resource within. We need to spend some time together discovering and exploring the Essence of Spirit. It is here, now, every moment. No need to move from where you are. My God You surprise me “being right in my middle…” -unknown source – 1832S […]

Paint abstract sumi e from your heart. Find joy through Beholding, Knowing You Are Held, and Releasing the Chi Energy of that so it can grow and expand is the theme of my workshops. A new one is scheduled for August 15, 2020. “When you see a pearl on the bottom, you reach through the […]

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