Modern Journey | Primitive Essence

“Let your mind start a journey thru a strange new world.  Leave all thoughts of the world you knew before.  Let your soul take you where you long to be…Close your eyes, let your spirit start to soar, and you’ll live as you’ve never lived before.”

Eric Fromm

With every nonexistent aspect of yourself stripped away, only essence remains.  Essence is the precious stuff from which the soul is made…the purest form of Being, & the ultimate mystery…


Great Escape to Originality

As creative souls, we have the gift of taking all of our experiences, embracing them, and using them as a source for our work.  The things in your life that you have struggled to overcome and deal with enable you to see the world differently from others.  Your multitude of experiences and perceptions has never been reproduced by any other human being.


Because of this, your knowledge and vision are different from everyone else’s — Use this to your advantage.


“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”  

– Charles Dickens

Perceptual Principles of Awesome Art

Peak Shift:

We find deliberate distortions of a stimulus even more exciting than the stimulus itself – which is why cartoon caricatures grab our attention 😉



It feels nice when the distinct parts of a picture can be grouped into a pattern or form.  The brain likes to find the signal amid the noise.


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John Lennon


John Lennon

John Lennon (Photo credit: Pedro Netto)


“A dream you dream alone is only a dream.  A dream you dream together is reality.”  – John Lennon



True to You — by Jennifer Mihalchik

True to You — by Jennifer Mihalchik

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