Marjolein Kruijt is an artist whose work is inspired by the beauty of nature. Animals have always been her core inspiration, capturing their essence and special messages, also in commissioned pet portraiture. Using all techniques, she favours …
Here you will find a
to visit when you need a reminder
to unconditionally love yourself.
“I like to interview artists who intentionally create art that has an uplifting message. I call this kind of art Healing Art. I believe art can be healing in 2 ways- through the creative process before it is finished or from meditating on the message of the finished piece.”
Interviews with My Favorite Artists
Charles Frizzell is a Kentucky native, and moved to Colorado in 1969, settling first in Cripple Creek, Colorado, where he maintained a home and studio in the 1970's. Later, he had a home and studio in Victor, Colorado, for many years, and now he …
Stephanie Chinn is a published writer and illustrator currently based out of Toronto & NYC. She combines both humor and heart to explore what it means to be human. You can follow her work on Instagram @stephaniechinnart. Were you …
Lessons in Unconditional Self Love
SELF-REFLECTION I look into the mirror and I see a face that is always changing. Can I love her? Can I accept her? Will I reject her? But the face that I see is what a kind and caring person looks like. No matter her age. No matter her flaws. No …
JOURNEY FROM DARKNESS INTO LIGHT As I learn how to love myself unconditionally, that love creates a light within me that leads me through the darkness to a place of hope and healing. I have experienced frequent bouts of depression all through …
WHAT BLOCKS YOU FROM SELF LOVE? What blocks you from self-love? Are you too busy? Does depression shut down your motivation? Has someone or something convinced you that you are not worthy of it? Do you lack an understanding of what self-love …
“Inspiration to paint my art comes from the desire to look at life differently. When I am faced with a problem, I search my spiritual studies and my collected wisdom for advice. Once I realize the advice that I need to take, I think of the symbolism to convey that message and that is what I paint.”
I'm Rita Loyd. The inspiration to paint healing art came to me in 1996 as a way to cope with chronic fatigue syndrome.
When I first began to paint nurturing art, I didn’t know that my art was going to be about self-love.
I now feel that I know the “recipe” for unconditional self-love and when I apply that recipe to my life I am able to shift from a place of negativity and defeat to a place of healing and empowerment.