I know I have spoken of Jes Gordon‘s Spectrum 2014 offering, Release and Reclaim.

I frequently use this technique now to work with my body’s own wisdom…

I have been having issues with my hands for a while now, one more than the other, so I sat down to dialogue with it.

This is the final result:


I find this spread interesting on many levels.

For one, the hand with which I began the piece remained…it shifted a bit, but it remained.  Typically when I do this process, the body part in question vanishes beneath layers of paint and arty goodness.

It is a mandala.

The Heart is referenced.

Are those flowers–or flames?

And the message itself…this too was the original sentiment that came out in the first layers…and it is the only sentiment that remained once everything came to completion.

Very interesting.