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Improptu Showing

I got a chance to hang five pieces at an event last weekend.  It was the first time I’ve shown Sri Yantra, and I got a lot of good responses about it.  One of the things I’ve really enjoyed about putting my art up for people to see is that they get into it.


Posted on October 3rd, by Aspen Moon in Blog, Exhibits and Events. No Comments

 

Shaping of the Sri Yantra

Shaping of the Sri Yantra

There are a lot of technical challenges around creating a perfect Sri Yantra form.  Just getting Nine triangles to line up tip to end is a challenge in and of itself, but then add the problem of creating a maximum number of possible intersections (which is 43 in case you hadn’t figured that out yet…) where no two triangles touch side to side (tips together or tip to side only) and that no more than three triangles can touch at any particular tip…   You’re starting to get the idea.…


Posted on July 31st, by Aspen Moon in Blog. No Comments
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Sri Yantra Explored

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The Sri Yantra (aka Shree Yantra, Shri Yantra, Sri Chakra) is an ancient Hindu Vedic symbol, often regarded as sacred. Translated, it means “holy tool,” or “holy instrument,” and it can also mean “instrument of wealth.”  The four upward triangles symbolize Shiva, the divine masculine, and projective forces, and the five downward triangles represent Shakti, the divine feminine, and receptive forces. …


Posted on July 25th, by Aspen Moon in Blog. 1 Comment
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First Ever CazaLuna Gallery Stroll was a Success

I want to thank everyone who came to my first ever gallery stroll event at my studio at CazaLuna.

Dozens of people came over to talk about art, delve into some of my original works, purchase posters, and just hang with other friends and art lovers. I’m grateful for the continued interest, support, and encourangement.…


Posted on July 24th, by Aspen Moon in Blog, Exhibits and Events. No Comments

 

Mythos of the World Tortoise

As I’ve been preparing the newest painting, the research has been fascinating.  I’m not sure quite why this keeps happening to me, but as soon as I start thinking about concepts and using symbols and images to relate or portray them, it feels like I’m being guided by an outside force. …


Posted on June 7th, by Aspen Moon in Blog. No Comments

 

Aspen Moon Live Painting at Sustainable Arts Festival

I really love summer festival season!  And to start it off, I have two solid weeks of festivals where I’ll be vending and painting.  I’ll be from Utah, to California, to Oregon, to Colorado and back before the summer is over…

I’m excited for my first live painting event of the season at the Building Man Sustainable Living Arts and Music Festival this weekend in Green River, Utah. …


Posted on May 15th, by Aspen Moon in Blog, Exhibits and Events. No Comments