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 […]

This workshop may have to be virtual for now, but the experience will be actual and very real as a felt body experience when you intentionally engage in the practice of Beholding, Knowing You Are Held, and then Releasing the Chi or Energy of that back into the Infinite, into the Light. Early one morning, […]

Behold and Know You Are Held. How to do this. At this troubling time in our life journey, we are all seeking therapeutic and spiritual grounding. I begin to explore new ways of expressing or releasing the Chi (energy) you experience when you intentionally work with Beholding and the resulting knowledge of Being Held that […]

Beholding and Knowing I am Held in these troubled times is a way of finding Joy I have discovered after many years of art making and meditation. We’re looking for inspiration, for therapeutic fulfillment in these troubled times. Here is what I did today and what I teach in my workshops. This follows up on […]

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Denver COlorado

Marilyn Wells - Fine Artist