I realized today that I have NEVER done a painting like this before. Usually when I do these kinds of paintings, I have to lay my drawing down underneath first, by gluing a piece of paper with the drawing on it onto the substrate. This painting is literally the first time that I have actually drawn the drawing onto the substrate with paint and actually painted it on there.
That's big for me. Usually, I hate the way this looks when I do it and I get bored with it and throw it away, but this time, I am totally into it. It also does seem to be a chapter 2 for me, regarding my prayer to find a way to make a living that does not skewer my principles.
15 x 22, Oil on Found Wood
The imagery seems to be stating that I will soon be coming upon such a way - because the Unicorn represents the "secret" and the Roses represent "completion" in the Alchemical Visual Language. The Unicorn is talking into my right ear and the merman is talking into my left ear - so that's brain balance - the Unicorn is giving the secret to the manifester and the merman is soothing the emotional right brain...
of course I am stumbling all over the details, so I am grateful to receive the message that I am actually in the stream of God's Grace...
I am currently emotionally twisted up because I started the Jewelry Apprenticeship but I also want a Tattoo Apprenticeship - both of these are difficult because of the personality demands I have to deal with... because both demand that I deal with the public, both in my coworkers and in the buyers - and people are totally fucked up right now due to believing in Tell Lie Vision... and what I really want to do is stay home and paint - but I need to put myself out there in the stream of life and continue to make myself available because I have access to the secrets of the ages in that these entities are my guides...
I just don't get along well with others - I guess... unless they are of like mind. I don't know how to make fake small talk. But my Archetypical friends here are assuring me that I will be ok, because they are leading me in the right direction. I don't even know if what I am heading toward right now is the ultimate but it is likely that by putting myself out there I will run into the people I need to meet for the next phase of my public life in terms of making a living.
The tail of the Unicorn is the hair of the Merman - which tells me in Green Language that the Tale of the Alchemical Secret of Secrets is the History of my Angel of Mercy… so I can put my faith in the Unknown and Trust.
I do get myself into trouble - here's a funny example -
I am already having a problem with one of the other apprentices at the Jewelry place because in trying to "make conversation" with her last week, I pissed her off - she's what I call a "Fake Ass Christian" because she does not follow any of the tenets of Christianity, but judges others by it.
She was dusting and commenting on how much dust had collected since the day before, so I said "It's the principle of Entropy!" Ya know, I should just keep my mouth shut!
I guess that was too intellectual for her, so she asked me what I meant, so I told her about the Law of Entropy and Centropy (Involution and Evolution)- how we are either breaking down and gathering dust or making things happen and growing, so that really freaked her out and she said she only believed in principles that are stated in the Bible. I said, well this is a principle in the Laws of Physics... but the damage was already done.
She's acting like she is the liason for the owner, so she told me to give her my card and she would text me the schedule, which she has not done, so I obviously called the owner and made plans with her. However, just knowing that Miss Priss doesn't like me already sucks. I am not good at social situations like that.
I am not going to give up though. Why can't we all just get along? Well we all just need to put our egos asside and get along and that's what I am going to do.
Here is the sketch of what I need to do next, after the painting dries a little bit more...
The Sun is behind it all. The Sun will blast out all the negativity from the situation. I have to do my part by continuing to show up in a helpful and forgiving spirit.
Part 1: https://steemit.com/art/@in2itiveart/new-painting-alchemical-mandala-auragraph-part-1-with-sigil-not-yet-added
Part 2: https://steemit.com/art/@in2itiveart/new-painting-alchemical-mandala-auragraph-part-2-sigil-added
Part 3: https://steemit.com/art/@in2itiveart/new-painting-alchemical-mandala-auragraph-part-3