Watercolour Visions http://www.janetchui.com Creativity - Empowerment - Transformation Sat, 13 Apr 2019 02:57:40 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 http://www.janetchui.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-visions_logo-32x32.jpg Watercolour Visions http://www.janetchui.com 32 32 The Masks We Wear http://www.janetchui.com/the-masks-we-wear/ http://www.janetchui.com/the-masks-we-wear/#respond Sat, 13 Apr 2019 02:57:40 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=3725 More than one conversation that I had in the past week was about wearing masks. For some of us, our behavioral style can shift depending on the people we are around. This may not always be about hiding ourselves, but an unconscious code-switching that adapts our communication to whoever we are with. We probably don’t […]

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Of Fake Gurus and Religious Abuse http://www.janetchui.com/fake-gurus-religious-abuse/ http://www.janetchui.com/fake-gurus-religious-abuse/#respond Sat, 09 Mar 2019 03:13:20 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=3623 The spiritual path is not without its pitfalls, and one of the easiest stumbles to make is to over-rely on an external teacher. This assertion itself may raise hackles among those who have been raised to respect and never contradict authorities, but the fact is, such conditioning has always served to undermine our own discernment […]

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The Channel http://www.janetchui.com/the-channel/ http://www.janetchui.com/the-channel/#respond Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:32:28 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=3558 A painting about how creative people (writers and artists) often work blind, sometimes not knowing how the final work will be, but going on faith nonetheless. The ideas and emotions behind the work can come from deep, or from high. Either way, the act of creation heals and transforms. 9 by 12 inches, watercolors, markers […]

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Badass Boundaries for Healers http://www.janetchui.com/badass-boundaries/ http://www.janetchui.com/badass-boundaries/#respond Sat, 15 Dec 2018 06:03:28 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=3092 In this post, I will be using “healer” to mean anyone who works in the capacity of energy reading or providing an alternative therapy/healing service of any sort. And I’m using badass to mean fierce and powerful. So I hope you’ll excuse my word use and stick around when I say this: We need badass […]

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Daughter http://www.janetchui.com/daughter/ http://www.janetchui.com/daughter/#respond Fri, 23 Nov 2018 02:26:34 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=2953 Daughter happened by what feels like divine accident: In the same week of her 9th birthday, my daughter was sleeping in this magical position that echoed an old baby photo of hers… same fingers lightly touching her chin like she was deep in thought. And the covers around her looked very nest-like. I did what […]

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The Puzzle Box http://www.janetchui.com/the-puzzle-box/ http://www.janetchui.com/the-puzzle-box/#comments Thu, 01 Nov 2018 14:03:28 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=2947 Watercolours and Mixed Media 11 by 14 inches September 2018 The Puzzle Box was inspired by reading about the concept of the eight circuits of consciousness, put forward in the 1960s by Timothy Leary, Ph.D. It synthesized both Western and Eastern esoteric ideas into a new model about human consciousness and development. This is one […]

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Opening & Unfolding http://www.janetchui.com/opening-unfolding/ http://www.janetchui.com/opening-unfolding/#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:31:31 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=2942 Watercolors 11 by 15 inches August 2018 July to September 2018 brought a series of eclipses, something with which I’d been fascinated since childhood. Solar Centre is another painting related to the sun, particular its path as traced by a noon-time shadow over the year and its relationship to the solar plexus chakra. While “Solar […]

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Mama Aya http://www.janetchui.com/mama-aya/ http://www.janetchui.com/mama-aya/#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 02:51:31 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=2927 Watercolours 9 by 12 inches June 2018 (Disclaimer: I am not advocating taking substances that are illegal or that one may be unfamiliar with.) Ayahuaska came into my awareness around 2012. Being a mum, and in a small country far away from South and Central America, it was something that sounded interesting, but much too […]

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Gemini http://www.janetchui.com/gemini/ http://www.janetchui.com/gemini/#comments Fri, 12 Oct 2018 02:13:21 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=2900 Watercolours, markers and colour pencils on 100% hotpressed cotton, 9 by 12 inches. Reversible composition. (I’ve hung this at events both ways!) I painted the twins as a male and female, as opposed to the famous Castor and Pollux (both male) twins of the constellation. There is another version of the Gemini twins as male […]

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Untangling Old Knots http://www.janetchui.com/untangling-old-knots/ http://www.janetchui.com/untangling-old-knots/#respond Mon, 01 Oct 2018 08:56:21 +0000 http://www.janetchui.com/?p=2866 Where to start? These few months have been strange. Astrological advice in mind, I had kept July and August light in my commitments. This allowed me to be flexible, which was a good thing, because very few things, even when planned, went according to plan. There were technical hiccups, vehicular hiccups, communication and timing hiccups… […]

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