Santos & Signs Oracle Cards: Reclaiming the Heart of Devotion

Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash yesterday. My prayers go out to the entire family for the grief they are no doubt experiencing, and this event is also an opportunity to discuss something our culture avoids at every turn. Death is sensationalized in our popular media and …

EVENT: Deep Play Divination 2020: Innovative Navigation with UnëXpêctēd Oracles Online Series

Deep Play Divination 2020: Innovative Navigation with UnëXpêctēd Oracles  A basic characteristic of play is that it appears purposeless. It must necessarily appear so, because transformative ideas—wether in the arts or the sciences—are unpredictable, unscriptable, the result of chance encounters. They rely on bringing domains into dialogue that would remain incongruous and disparate if it were …

Oracle of Initiation – Decks & Readings

The Oracle of Initiation's ancient cross-cultural guardians light the way to our rainbows in the dark, the paradox of our greatest gifts hidden within our shadows.  Contact Mellissae to order the Oracle deck and book: earthenbody@gmail.com.     Get info and purchase readings with Mellisae Lucia here.   "Mellissae Lucia's amazing Oracle of Initiation is …

COMPLETED EVENT: Little Altars Everywhere Workshop at The Palm Springs Art Museum 3-17-17

I am obsessed with altars. I have been making them since I was a child and they are one of the things that make this life worth living. Creating them is a natural human instinct, the desire the honor someone or something in a montage of carefully chosen elements. They can be crafted in homes …

Learn How to Take the Most Innovative and Experimental Mobile Images and Videos-Easily

I have found creative processes have their cycles. At certain times I have been enthralled with collage, or watercolors, or monotype printing, or Photo Booth pictures, or mixed-media sculptures, sometimes bouncing between multiple materials at the same time. And then there are the ones that completely take you over and you only do those for …

COMPLETED EVENT: Art as Play-Liberate Your Innocent Eye Workshops at The Palm Springs Art Museum

  WHAT: Art as Play-Liberate Your Innocent Eye fun art workshops WHERE: The Palm Springs Art Museum 101 N Museum DR. Palm Springs, CA 92262 WHEN: Six Friday nights 6:30-8:30pm (2-10; 3-17; 4-14; 4-28; 5-5; 5-12-17) WHO: Ages 13 and up welcome COST: $30 per workshop with all materials supplied HOW: Buy tickets at the …

Palm Springs Art Museum ACE Awards Ceremony

What a wonderful evening celebrating local art at the Palm Springs Art Museum. This years ACE exhibition by the museum's Artists Council was a vibrant mix of mediums with a special honoring of Peggy Vermeer for her decades of dedication to expanding access to creativity throughout the Coachella Valley. My photograph Greetings from Palm Springs …

The Oracle of Initiation is 10 Years Old Today!

Happy Tenth Anniversary Oracle of Initiation!  Created in subterranean graffiti tunnels in New Mexico by artist Mellissa Lucia, The Oracle of Initiation divination deck is a hand-held Mystery School illuminating the gifts hidden within your shadows. Filled with a glowing wisdom council of ancient cross-cultural guardians, these transcendent spirits are your devoted allies as you …