Spirituality x Natural Elements

Finding the possibility of artistic interlacing Painting v.s Digital Art

The spiritual meaning of color and natural element

How to explore the spiritual connection through art? I combine the use of spirituality in my art practice. When listening to the voice of waves, water can tell its stories. However, human beings are sometimes arrogant so that we ignore the sound.

Bluewater flow truly makes people think deeply, especially the blue of the sea.If a  person sits on the beach and gaze the ocean, he or she will be positively influenced, even he or she leaves.  About the cycle of water energy, it is endless.I am still waiting, waiting for the next waves.The release of blue energy, there is unlimited imagination, the vastness and vastness of blue​.

Blue Waves 11 / 2018, 60 x 60 cm, oil painting

About the use of spirituality and blue


Blue is still a fallacy, because it exists like a phantom. The writer William Gass wrote in his book "On Being Blue": "Among the ancient elements, blue is everywhere: in ice and water, in flames purely like flowers, accidentally I heard in the cave that the fruit was covered and oozed out from the mud. "However, we can't control or touch the flames, nor can we bottle the sky blue.

Kandinsky is an expert in color, and he sincerely believes in its spiritual characteristics: "In the supernatural field, the deeper the blue, the stronger the call for people to advance towards infinity, and finally wake him up For pure desire. "He is not the only one who has this idea. Eastern sorcerers have a long association with dark sapphires;

Ultramarine never gives excessive stereotypes to others. It neither disseminates complete happiness nor sells despair. Art critic John. In a speech at the Edinburgh Institute of Philosophy, John Ruskin once said: "Blue is appointed by God as a source of eternal happiness. Whether you have seen eternity above your head or crystallized into an unparalleled after thousands of years You must admit: its beauty is indeed natural, simple and instant. "

Blue11 / 2018, 30 x 40 cm , oil painting

Waves 05 / 2019, 100 x 74 cm , oil painting

According to Blue Mind: A mildly meditative state characterized by calm, peace, unity, and a sense of general happiness and satisfaction with life in the moment. 


Between Red Mind to Blue Mind

Researchers look carefully at studies detailing the calming effect of nature on the human mind, and they find over and over that water helps amplify nature’s soothing, healing qualities. “Blue Mind” to describe this state of water-associated peace. It’s in contrast to “Red Mind,” which neuroscientist Catherine Franssen, PhD,describes as an “edgy high, characterized by stress, anxiety, fear, and maybe even a little bit of anger and despair.” To be fair, the amped-up state of Red Mind is not always bad. Accessed constructively, Red Mind can help us learn to evaluate and reduce stressors in our lives.Time in nature is an easier solution. Especially time in, on, or near water. This is excerpted from the book Blue Mind by Wallace J. Nichols.

Pink Waves

11 / 2018, 60 cm with circle,  oil painting

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