Visit the Oracle with Kristen Scholfield-Sweet
An Oracle translates a problem or question into a language of image and symbol like that of dreams. The Oracle’s answers change the way you see things. Your anxieties and desires emerge to be recognized and resolved, and hidden transformative energies are released.
Why do I make drums?
To communicate with the other than human world,
with the spirit world.
Are you happy here? Interesting question that. At first glance perhaps the answer is “Of course! Quiet bird floating on beautiful water; a peaceful moment.”
I have for years laughingly said, “I want to come back as a dragonfly”.
Lots of creatures came to this new 14 inch frame drum. So many and with such clarity that I think something is up. This drum had lots of challenges being prepared and built. The bullet entry hole is on one rim-- While the exit hole created larger damage on the...
All of nature seems so much more complex, on second look. Consider the spider’s web.
“You have entered a window when you will start to reinvent yourself, a process that will take until 2028.”
What is this drum attracting? What is seeing me, and wants to be seen in return? Joy. Playfulness. Curiosity. Creativity.
Did you know Mother Earth has a younger sister?
I did not until I began to paint this new drum.
Sometimes art takes a turn. This new drum waited for months and months to receive a painting.
One can practice the technical aspects of piano, of a dance or song, but can one practice visual Art? Is there something besides technique that one could be practicing?
No matter what you think your values are, your actions tell the real story.
I wondered what advice I might give my grand-niece for becoming an artist, and remembered the best advice I ever received.