Pheonix “Rebirth”

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We all fail.

We all learn.

Failing is a part of learning.

Learning is a part of failing.

Life consists of duality.

Negative and positive.

Positive and negative.

We need both positive and negative energies to have one energy.

We must have the “opposite” of the “original” to have what we have now.

You can always manifest opposite timelines than the timeline you are currently within.

Does this life decide you or do you decide this life?

Are you in control of your destiny or do others control your destiny?

Do you rise from your failures?

Or do you doubt yourself even more after you have “failed.”

As long as you “believe.”

Anything is possible.

It is quite difficult for me to “believe” anything.

How do we know that we know anything?

That is the real question

Through belief anything is possible.

The power within helps you become a greater you.

The symbol of the burning phoenix resembles that we can crash and burn and rise again from our failures.

Death and then a rebirth.

That does not give us an excuse to not “attempt” at all.

You must put in as much energy as you can that is all that matters. Hahaha.

Each moment we have the opportunity to “grow” we are technically “failing.

You must fail to learn, and you must learn to fail.

Next time you ” fail” don’t sweat it.

Appreciate your failures as much as you appreciate your accomplishments.

Without your failures, there would be no accomplishments.

Without your accomplishments, there would be no failures to look back on.

You can’t “improve” on yourself every moment.

Therefore you must “fail” yourself other moments.

In the end, all moments help you become your greatest version.

Hopefully, someone understands the duality in this piece of art.

To fall and then to rise with even more power/energy.

The meaning of this piece of art holds a little more value in my heart.

The colors are reds and oranges.

About 2 years ago I had a friend commit suicide.

His favorite colors were reds.

This piece of art is for you dude.

I am sorry about what has happened.

We cannot redo or reverse time.

All we possess is this very moment.

You must fail yourself and then rise from your failures.

Just because you fail does not mean you are a failure.

Failing is part of life.

Resists victimizing yourself.

Do not doubt yourself.

Remember to love yourself, everyone.

Without love, you might lead yourself down the “wrong” path.

I love you man.

I wish I could see you one last time.

I regret not “helping” you as much as I could have helped.

You should never blame yourself.

You can only help an individual to a certain extent.

Hope you can forgive me, man…

I send love to you man and I send love to all the other souls in this world.

They only realize your worth once you have passed away.

Through the power of love, the souls on this earth will unite.

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Jean Michel Basquiat

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I would say the most challenging process of this drawing was the placement of color, hahahaahah.

I Love Basquiat’s hair.

He was a very unique “gifted” individual.

The reason why I put “gifted” in quotation marks.

I often hear artists or musicians be called “gifted” in interviews or compliments.

This has happened to me as well.

In saying another is gifted and yourself is not is quite a paradox.

We are all “gifted.”

It is just how you use your “gift” in this world.

Look within yourself and listen to that subconscious of yours.

Who are you deep within your soul?

Life is a gift.

Remember that.

I did not stress myself out as much on the process of this drawing compared to most.

The person in this drawing is Jean Michel Basquiat.

I am guessing if you “know” your art you will know who “Basquiat” is.

If you do not understand art history, it will be quite confusing to understand the meaning of Basquiat’s paintings.

The style of art Basquiat created was Neo-expressionism, Primitivism, and contemporary art.

Some will say his artwork is rubbish others will see the pure organic beauty in each brush stroke.

You can sit down and observe a single piece of art for an infinite amount of time.

There is always something to learn even though you think there is nothing to learn.

In the end, art is subjective and the viewer manifests an opinion/perception of each artwork they observe.

In my perception. What the “individual” sees within the art itself is a reflection of their soul at this moment.

Here are a few quotes I would like to share by Jean Michel Basquiat. I relate to what he says within each quote. I am sure many other individuals will as well.

– ” I am not a black artist, I am an artist.”

– “I wanted to be a star, not a gallery mascot.”

– “I cross out words so you will see them more; the fact that they are obscured makes you want to read them.”

– “I was a really lousy artist as a kid. Too abstract expressionist; or I’d draw a big ram’s head, really messy. I’d never win painting contests. I remember losing to a guy who did a perfect Spiderman.”

– “I don’t listen to what art critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.”

– “I like kids’ work more than work by real artists any day.”

– “There are about 30 words around you all the time, like “thread” or “exit.”

– “I want to make paintings that look as if they were made by a child.”

– “The black person is the protagonist in most of my paintings. I realized that I didn’t see many paintings with black people in them.”

There are many more quotes I could post that I can relate to. I will stop before I get too carried away.

Bob Ross

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A little late posting this. Finished the drawing a few weeks ago.

It took an immense amount of energy to create this drawing.

The colors in this drawing are similar to some of the drawings I have created in the past.

Attempted to use bright and vibrant colors.

I ended up using almost all of the paper corner to corner.

I use 18×24 inch paper when creating most of my drawings.

Whenever I begin the sketch of each drawing I have an uncertain feeling.

Thinking in my mind. “How will this go” In a doubtful but undoubtful voice.

Thinking of the future and manifesting doubtful thoughts.

Then retelling my subconscious mind anything is possible and to not doubt myself

You can never rush the process.

Especially the creative process.

You have to let the moment “be.”

Let it happen.

If you force the creative process.

The art your soul “intended” to create will not manifest itself into existence.

If you are creating your art for the validation of others.

The purpose of “creation/art” is destroyed.

The creative process should be meditative.

Not forced similar to a “duty.”

Use your heart and soul as tools when creating.

Ignore what others think.

“You” are the creator of your own art.

You have to desire the creative process to the point where you become lost in the process itself.

Create art that will make no sense to you at the moment.

Only in the future, will your creations make “sense” to you.

Let the moment be and accept what you have created.

Fix something if you need to fix something.

Do not get too carried away.

There are infinite mistakes and possible “corrections” or “errors.”

How do we know what is “correct” and “incorrect.”

Art is here for the individual to express themselves through their own reality.

The artist is sharing perspective through their subconscious mind.

Art holds infinite possibilities and ideas…

Harness your energy the best you can before beginning a piece of art.

Be delicate when arting.

Everything is art to a certain extent.

Here are a few quotes I would like to share by Bob Ross. I relate to what he says within each quote. I am sure many other individuals will as well.

– “I think there’s an artist hidden at the bottom of every single one of us.”

– “Look around. Look at what we have. Beauty is everywhere—you only have to look to see it.”

– “This is your world. You’re the creator. Find freedom on this canvas. Believe, that you can do it, ‘cuz you can do it.”

– “You can do anything here — the only prerequisite is that it makes you happy.”

– “Talent is a pursued interest. Anything that you’re willing to practice, you can do.”

– “I guess I’m a little weird. I like to talk to trees and animals. That’s okay though; I have more fun than most people.”

– “I can’t think of anything more rewarding than being able to express yourself to others through painting. Exercising the imagination, experimenting with talents, being creative; these things, to me, are truly the windows to your soul.”

– “The secret to doing anything is believing that you can do it. Anything that you believe you can do strong enough, you can do. Anything. As long as you believe.”

– “If we’re going to have animals around we all have to be concerned about them and take care of them.”

There are many more quotes I could post that I can relate to. I will stop before I get too carried away.

Divine feminine

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I will attempt my best to explain this drawing.

There are feminine and masculine traits.

Females have more power/energy.

Labels of each gender are different and quite stereotypical.

The woman. Feeds the family. Cleans. Becomes pregnant. Has the labor of the baby. Raises kids. Lots of love is created and spread. Provides for loved ones. Etc….

Tell your mother you love her. Your mother is everything. Without your own mother, you wouldn’t exist.

Mother nature is a woman.

The earth is more of a being than an earth. The earth has feelings similar to us. The earth reacts to everything we do with it.

The earth is both a female and a male.

The soul is what truly matters the most.

The external world is an illusion.

Imagine every “mother” being a “father.”

As well as every “father” being a “mother.”

If single dads were running this world, I doubt they could “accomplish” as much as our mothers have accomplished for us.

Not hating or ignoring the fathers that are “mothers” to their children as well.

Love expands the mind and ignorance dumbs the mind.

Females have more power in the end.

“Feminine qualities” help you grow as a human being.

Loving.
Kind.
Caring.
Affectionate.
Expressive.
Feelings hurt and need to look within to ignore the negativity.
Insecurities.
Self-image.
Health.

Basically self-care.

I could go on forever.

Thinking most will understand what I am attempting to say.

“Masculine qualities” don’t really help you grow on thyself.

Work.
Hands dirty.
Tough love.
Ignore inner self.
Not expressive.
Takes it how it is.
Ego.
Control.
Lazy.

Everything I express is quite stereotypical of each gender.

All I am trying to Express is we need both feminine and masculine traits.

The internal world is more important than the external world.

Labels are quite stereotypical.

Everything is stereotypical.

We need both feminine and masculine traits to become our greatest versions.

I believe “love” is the correct way to handle a situation instead of “ignoring” the problem.

“Love” = feminine.

“Ignoring the problem” = masculine

But to ignore the problem. The problem will only increase.

Love will solve anything.

Without love and to ignore love. You will become blinded instead of becoming who you truly are. A divine being.

If anything I am more “feminine” then “masculine.”

Your inner feelings are worth more than any object or possession.

Self-care is priceless. Without yourself, you couldn’t be here to be you.

Don’t regret not being yourself. If others don’t accept you. That is their loss. Not yours.

Taking care of thyself should be your first priority. Not your last priority.

I am living this life to “love” each and every soul. Most importantly myself. Thyself.

I am not living this life to regret each moment and to be living in negativity.

“Hatred” arising in each moment for no reason. The “hatred” is within yourself and it is nowhere to be found. Hatred is not a disease. It is who you are within the moment you decide to become angry. Hatred is within you and you are hatred. An angry soul.

Emotions are not really you, but then they are you. Emotions are here and there.

Love is infinite. Love is the answer and the only answer.

Ego knows too much and creates more problems.

Love is all I can say……

The more love you spread.

The higher the chance the world will be at peace with each other.

In time the world will come together and unite into one.

All you have to do is believe in love.

Be your greatest version and that is all that matters.

Love is a priceless feeling that few experience. But what really is love. I guess love is self-explanatory.

Love is different for us all.

Just remember to love and to not create more hatred in the world.

Hatred separates.

Love unites.

The last paragraph explains the foundations of the artwork.

When I look into my art I see many stories as well. It is hard to explain.

This is what I wish to say.

This is only for you to read along with. If you have nothing to say after. That is okay with me. All I wish for you to do is listen to me………

I believe our purpose on this earth is to raise human consciousness and to live each moment in love. Whatever you can do to benefit the world. Creating love for you and others. Love holds the highest vibration known to man. Love has the highest frequency out of all frequencies. The meaning of life is life itself. We are all running around in a delusional vehicle of flesh holding a soul within our body. Attempting to become something greater than what we already are. Forgetting life itself in the process. To not even acknowledge life itself. Instead, we are too blind. The love is being forgotten and the ego is not. Ignore living life at a fast pace. Especially with an abundance of negative energy. With more negative energy life will be a slow process. It will feel as if life itself will never end. All you will want is for life to end in a negative mindset. To live your life in love and positivity. You will live each moment in gratitude and the appreciation of existing. Positivity is always the answer. To create more love in the world. Or to create more hatred. You are either hatred or love. When you “hate” yourself there is no “growing.” When you “love” yourself. Each moment is another moment to become your greatest version. Life will feel as if it is a dream when you use love. Existing in itself is mind-blowing. Appreciate this life or you will never appreciate thyself. To ignore thyself is to never be yourself. Each individual has to express what they feel. If you don’t express who you are. Possibly this you that is within you isn’t the you that you wish to be within. Greatness is always around the corner. “New and greater” parts of your being are here. It is just that you haven’t “discovered” them within yourself. Look within. All you have to remember is to never give up on yourself. To give up on yourself is to not love yourself. To love yourself is to express yourself and then you are being yourself. If you aren’t yourself, then this you that is you isn’t you. Expression is everything. Without Expression, you couldn’t express who you are. We are all our own artist of life. Even if you don’t think you are an artist you are. Everything is an expression of another expression. It never ends. Neither does life so you should continue on living. Remember to be “you.” Instead of being a “you” that someone has told “you” to be. Embrace the real “you.”

Live life in fear or love………