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the guardian

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Dharma Dogs, Two Spirits on December 4, 2014 at 9:53 pm
watercolor aceo 12/2014

watercolor aceo 12/2014

Dogs are simply amazing grace. You can see the entire universe by looking into their eyes.

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In Art Watercolor Gallery, Owls, Things with Feathers, Two Spirits, Wild Things on December 4, 2013 at 2:28 pm
watercolor aceo 12/2013

watercolor aceo 12/2013

And there was the magical child.

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sacred buffalo progressive

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Two Spirits, Wild Things on November 11, 2013 at 2:36 pm

I created this painting based on one of my previous watercolors ‘Spirit of the Unicorn’ and a vision from Mijanou who is one of the women making possible the gathering of the grandmothers. Below are some of the steps in the creating process.

'SACRED BUFFALO'300 sketch

You will see that I changed the legs in the actual painting.


I like to stretch my paper with a staple gun because I use so much water that taped paper comes unglued. It is a little tricky removing the staples but I have never yet slipped and ruined a painting. In addition buyers like to see the staple holes along the edges. It’s a glimpse into the process.


I lapsed a bit and didn’t scan any more of the progress or at least I can’t find the shots. Too bad because there is a lot that happened before the final painting emerged.

'SACRED BUFFALO'300The shield was a last minute thought. The painting needed to be balanced. I just keep adding color until it feels done. Of course with watercolor it is important not to mess around too much. Once the paint is down it’s permanent but there are corrective measures that one can take such as over glazing. I really like to finish without taking corrective measures. It is better to go with the flow rather have a fixed idea in your mind of how the painting should look. It is more fun that way. Please no square pegs into round holes. I love it at the last when you add darks that make the painting pop.

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sacred buffalo

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Two Spirits, Wild Things on November 10, 2013 at 3:31 pm
watercolor 8x10 c11/2013

watercolor 8×10 c11/2013

‘When one sits in the hoop of the People, one must be responsible because all of creation is related and the hurt of one is the hurt of all and the honor of one is the honor of all.’

‘White Buffalo Calf Woman’


I was asked to create this painting for a collective of women coming together to support/embody the energy of white buffalo calf woman. I am very excited about what is happening here. ‘This is a calling of women of peace from all walks of life to join hands and come together as a collective to support a humble movement of the Original People of the world.’



“When the council of original seed issued by the Mother called upon the four elements ~ air, water, earth and fire ~ to Unity ~ life came to be on planet Earth. Now today, the Mother is calling humanity ~ to Unity.” ~ Kogi, Arhuaco, Wiwa, Kankuamo, the four peoples of Gonawindwa, Columbia

We, the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, affirm our relationship to Mother Earth and our responsibility to future generations to raise our voices to speak for the protection of the lands and water.

We, represent a global alliance of prayer, education and healing for our Mother Earth, all her inhabitants, all the children, and for the next seven generations to come. We are deeply concerned with the unprecedented destruction of our Mother Earth and the destruction of indigenous ways of life. We look to further our vision through the realization of projects that protect our diverse cultures: lands, medicines, language and ceremonial ways of prayer and through projects that educate and nurture our children.

We hereby join and are in full support of the humble movement of the Original People of the world. This movement initiated by the Kogi Elders of La Sierra

Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia, is bringing together in ceremony all the indigenous elders from ancient lineages with unification ceremonies uniting South America to North America and then bridging to Africa and beyond.

We recognize that these gatherings of the elders to have dialogue is

a basic fulfillment of agreements that have been passed down for generations and wisdom that is now ready to be shared. For, it is through the gatherings the hidden wisdom that Original People have protected for millennia is now being brought forth for the benefit of all life.

Furthermore, we support the aim of the gatherings to empower the Indigenous spiritual people to engage in an unprecedented collective action towards the realization of the Original Instructions which is to bring a spirit of inspiration, collaboration, compassion and hope into existing networks and planned international events focused on preservation of life on Mother Earth.

Finally, the Grandmothers support the call to come together in the spirit of cooperation for the greater good of humanity to pool our resources and create the vessel for these sacred gatherings to occur. This is a journey we are all a part of and will continue to unfold for many years to come.

For This We Pray,

International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers

Contact: Grandmother Mona Polacca, Secretariat mpolacca@gmail.com Phone: 602.810.5823 grandmotherscouncil.org

Donations are greatly needed.


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embracing the moon

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Things with Feathers, Two Spirits on May 22, 2013 at 2:55 pm
watercolor aceo 5/2013

watercolor aceo 5/2013

Definitely a cancer moon goddess.

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hello kitty

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Chat Blanc, Two Spirits, Zenkats on May 17, 2013 at 2:39 pm
watercolor aceo 5/2013

watercolor aceo 5/2013

I think she’s pampered. And she should be.

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keepers of the feather

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Owls, Things with Feathers, Two Spirits on May 5, 2013 at 12:11 pm
watercolor aceo 5/2013

watercolor aceo 5/2013

Feathers. Etheral tools for the final and ultimate sonata on this earth.

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In Art Watercolor Gallery, Two Spirits, Wild Things on April 29, 2013 at 8:42 pm
watercolor aceo 4/2013

watercolor aceo 4/2013

We are the keepers of the earth.

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white bird

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Things with Feathers, Two Spirits, Wild Things on April 15, 2013 at 2:39 pm
watercolor aceo 4/2013

watercolor aceo 4/2013

‘WHITE BIRD MUST FLY OR SHE WILL DIE’……..lyrics by It’s a Beautiful Day’

If you like oldies from the 60’s tune in to the song White Bird. Lot’s of memories if you were around then.

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water horse

In Art Watercolor Gallery, Painted Ponies, Two Spirits on April 6, 2013 at 2:56 pm
watercolor aceo 4/2013

watercolor aceo 4/2013

A faerie shape-shifter. The kelpie water horse can appear as human and lives in running water at the gateways to the otherworld. He takes humans that get on his back into the land of faerie never to return.

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