Sumi e abstract painting “Sound of Breezes”. And what is mind and how is it recognized? What is Mind? “And what is mind And how is it recognized? It is clearly drawn in sumi ink, the sound of breezes drifting through pine.” -Ikkyū Sōjun 1875S This Sumi e abstract painting “Sound of Breezes” and the […]

“Dive deeper” exploration in abstract Sumi e – and diving deeper into the Light… You have been walking on the ocean’s edge, holding up your robes to keep them dry. You must dive deeper under, a thousand times deeper. -Rumi “Beyond Love Stories” 1851S This painting is available as the Original and as Prints in […]

Abstract sumi e, 5280 and Marilyn Wells. Denver’s top City magazine, 5280, featured Marilyn in this Holiday Dec/Jan 2020/2021 issue – end piece called “Lights Out”. See article, Bold Strokes. See @ChristineDeOrio, Associate Editor, @danapsmith, Art Director, and Editor Michelle Johnson. Michelle @https://www.5280.com/2019/09/hello-home/  Dana found and selected the image from my blog, MarilynWellsArtJournal.com  Thank you all! […]

Abstract sumi e by Marilyn Wells in the 5280 magazine, current issue, is now on the newstands, though I have only seen the online 5280.com articles and the article itself. I’m told it’s a full end page, which makes my heart beat even faster! Thank you, 5280 and the artistic women who put this and […]

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 […]

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 […]

These are a few of my favorite things at Christmas Time, and this is a little, personal, Christmas card to my loyal followers. I am so grateful for you! My art continues to blossom and go out to bless others I believe. More workshops are scheduled (see below) and I will continue to offer what […]

Let’s see what my sumi e on tee shirts would look like. Let’s be both purist and practical, I said to myself. Why not put my art on tee shirts? travel mugs and tote bags. I’ll use them myself! The dragon’s jewels are found     in every wave. Looking for the moon, it is […]

To “Find Your Heart and Soul in Sumi e Brushwork”, we gathered at Walker Fine Art, Denver CO in May. As a sumi artist, I led my workshop here. This is a great setting for a new experience in meditative painting! Here’s what I have to say right now about this process: “When I teach […]

My Denver Urban Sketching Group. Imagine a lazy, Sunday afternoon that just happens to be St. Patrick’s Day, and the hazy March sunshine is calling you out to be with friends. You find your sketching book, your favorite drawing pens, and that new little traveling set of watercolors you couldn’t resist again at the Art […]

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