Thursday, 13 June 2013



In Clifford's Closet
(Medicine Man)
Oil on Canvas 24 x 48






















A smudging ceremony was held during the painting of this Medicine Man in honour of our ancestors.
I asked the creator to invite pure and positive energy into my painting, casting out all negative energy, and help my creation speak to the hearts of those who gaze upon it.  My hopes are that those who look upon this medicine man receive his positive energy in which it was created and see what it shows them.  I saw this medicine man as a child and opened my eyes to what we cannot see or explain.
Nia:wen 
O:nen




24 comments:

  1. Lovely muted colors and details!
    I am your newest blog follower, too! :)
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  2. Beautiful painting of your medicine man, Russell.

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  3. wow your painting is brilliant, thank you for sharing.
    Happy PPF, Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Amazing piece Russell. Powerful medicine at work here. Happy PPF

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  5. Beautiful, strong and very characterful painting. Love it.

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  6. Hi Russell. Nice to meet you. Thanks for sharing on PPF. Love your work. Lots of power in it. I'm your 15th follower. Yay, go Russell.:) Great work and look forward to seeing more of it on PPF. Take care.

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  7. Russel - that work is full of power and I really love that medicine man. His face carries a lifetime of experiences - just fabulous.

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  8. Powerful piece full of movement and emotion! You are so skilled!! Thanks for sharing!

    Hugs Giggles

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  9. This is a wonderful piece of art. Intense and full of "The People"
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  10. Beautiful painting, Russell. You have a lot of talent with faces.

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  11. Beautiful paintings you have there :-)

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  12. These faces have a lot of Indian character, I like a lot. Saludos

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  13. Absolutely wonderful!!!!
    Nicole/Beadwright

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  14. Wonderful painting. Very artistic and I like Your bold bruch using.

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  15. These are beautiful paintings and I love hearing your thought process as you painted them. Wonderful work. Happy to have visited from Paint Party Friday! -janice

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  16. Very powerful expression in this painting, it really is stirring something within me, the eyes of the man are very expressive!

    Happy PPF
    Ilona xx

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  17. Wonderful, intense and in some way looks like a self portrait...is it? Wondering... shadowsideart.blogspot.ca. Heartfully samara

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  18. wonderful paintings, Happy PPF, Annette x

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  19. Wonderful painting, intense and powerful! <3

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  20. Russel, your work is amazing!

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  21. Such beautiful work Russell.
    http://chelencarter-retiredandlovingit.blogspot.ca/

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