All I See is the Sea

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“My soul is full of longing
for the secret of the sea,
and the heart of the great ocean
sends a thrilling pulse through me.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Exhibitions / 2015

So I did a little twirl with my artworks around the block. Other half of the 2015. has been especially active. 
It has been lovely and interesting, with some new people that I call now friends :-) 

The Art Colony _ Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Mostar is one of my favorite cities and I always gladly go back there. This art colony was especially great because
I rebonded with some old friends and met some new people - whom I call friends now. 

 18th international exhibition of Miniatures _ Zaprešić, Croatia

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Miniatures are a pet project of the group of nice young people/artists from Zaprešić. What I especially like about miniatures 
is that it is an example of what can be achieved when a group of people or friends come up with one good idea and the 
determination to make it work.  :-)

 CRTOMAT - illustration and comics festival _ Virovitica, Croatia

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Lovely little festival organised by the lovely people in a lovely little town of Virovitica. I have never been to Virovitica
before so that was a great opportunity to visit this town and meet it's people.  And of course, it was a lovely experience :)

International Summit of Cheap Laser Graphics _ Lauba, Zagreb 

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As they say: "The basic idea of The Summit is presenting the works of over 200 young designers from Serbia, the Balkans,
and the whole world, which should, according to the exhibition concept, be reproduced on standarad office paper, in the 
A4 format, and printed out on laser printers in black and white technique.
International Summit of Cheap Laser Graphics is a regional initiative which gathers young creatives and famous stars from 
the fields of design, illustration, and visual communication with the aim to promote and afirmate graphic design."
After Belgrade (where I participated for the first time) this year Summit was in Zagreb. It is a fun idea and I am glad 
that I was invited to be a part of it.

 International Poster Contest "To Death with a Smile" 
MUMEDI/the Mexican Museum of Design _ Mexico City, Mexico

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I found calling for this poster contest on the internet. Subject was very interesting: "Subject is about death, a personal 
consideration or approach, the meaning in your own culture, how we fear, celebrate or deal with it. It can be reflected in 
serious or playful way." ... So I decided to give it a try and now my work is a part of that interesting exhibition 
on the other part of the world. Very cool feeling :)

... What can I say, it was an interesting year :D


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hAPPY 2016!

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Dust If You Must by Rose Milligan

Dust if you must, but wouldn't it be better
To paint a picture, or write a letter,
Bake a cake, or plant a seed;
Ponder the difference between want and need?

Dust if you must, but there's not much time,
With rivers to swim, and mountains to climb;
Music to hear, and books to read;
Friends to cherish, and life to lead.

Dust if you must, but the world's out there
With the sun in your eyes, and the wind in your hair;
A flutter of snow, a shower of rain,
This day will not come around again.

Dust if you must, but bear in mind,
Old age will come and it's not kind.
And when you go (and go you must)
You, yourself, will make more dust.



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In Latin, solstice means sun set still and Winter Solstice is the great stillness before the Sun's strength builds, and days grow longer.
It can be a time to rest and reflect. It's the fruitful dark out of which new life can eventually emerge. In ancient times and for
some today, the darkness itself is the spiritual cradle into which the Sun is reborn.
Father Time with his sickle appears briefly, and bids us farewell, before the newborn babe appears at New Years. Everything lies
dormant in the silent night, a sacred time of rest before the awakening, and the slow build toward longer days.

The many seasonal gatherings help to carry us through the dark time of the year. There's a melancholy that can be
overwhelming without the promise of a new beginning. It's normal to feel that tinge of sorrow at life's endings, here at the
dying of the year.
Parties and holiday gatherings remind us that we're all in it together. We long for a sense of belonging, being part of a tribe,
feeling that deep bond of family.

The dark before the dawn, just like New Moons, can be a powerful moment of magic, drawing in what you'd like to see happen
in the new year.


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Happy December! / Cold Moon

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December / Cold Moon
In the south-east, December is the
first of the wintry cold months.
The fires are blazing day and night, 
and the warmth of family and friends
are kept close at hand. Reminding us
all that we are not alone as the year
comes to a close.


Willow Gathering

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"I am a willow of the wilderness,
Loving the wind that bent me."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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WOLF _ First Step/Sketching

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WOLF / Native American and Celtic custom regard Wolf as the way of find the deepest levels of self, of inner knowing and intuition.
This is symbolized by the image of the wolf howling at the moon. Native Americans have long regarded wolves as teachers or pathfinders.
The wolf, is a symbol of the night.
This time can seem lonesome and scary to us. But it is also the time when through dreams, we may discover valuable things about ourselves.
This is a lonely path. To truly come to understand yourself, you must be alone, undeterred by the beliefs, judgements and views of others.
The wolf teaches us to learn about our inner self and to discover our inner power and strength. However, to achieve this, we must take
risks and face our deepest fears. Wolf requires sincerity. Though demanding a lot of us, much is given in return; a spirit helper that is
always there to help, giving us extraordinary powers of endurance. Learn to hear the voice within yourself, which in silence is as clear as
the sound of the wolf howling in the night.
Wolves mate for life. The clan has a solid social structure, in which all adults participate in the upbringing of the young. Wolves are fiercely
loyal to their mates, with a strong sense of family whilst upholding individualism. Though their clans are highly organised, they are truly
free spirits. Wolf’s medicine includes death and rebirth, facing death with dignity and courage, Spirit teaching, guidance in dreams and
meditations, instinct linked with intelligence, social and family values, steadfastness, skill in protection of self and family, outwitting enemies,
ability to pass unseen, taking advantage of change.


WHALE _ First Step /Sketching

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Whale is an ancient symbol for creation. In Jewish and Islamic spiritual texts, the whale symbolizes containment, concealment and
resurrection—as Jonah was swallowed by the whale and forced to wander in the dark of the belly for three days before being spit
back up. There comes a time for each of us when we are swallowed up by the whale and descend into our dark places. In the belly
of the whale, each of us teeter between heaven and earth, being both macrocosm and microcosm; at any instant, we could tip over
into macrocosm and enlightenment. It is in the dark night of the soul where we meet the Creator.

In modern psychotherapy, this period of containment and imprisonment symbolizes man’s descent into the darkness of his shadow
or into his Unconscious for a period of introspection and death, before being “reborn” or resurrected as a new being.


Autumn Colors

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“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings, now for October eves!”

― Humbert Wolfe