Watercolour Visions https://www.janetchui.com Creativity - Empowerment - Transformation Wed, 12 Feb 2020 01:21:42 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://www.janetchui.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-visions_logo-32x32.jpg Watercolour Visions https://www.janetchui.com 32 32 Entanglement https://www.janetchui.com/entanglement/ https://www.janetchui.com/entanglement/#respond Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:30:19 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=4300 Watercolors, ink, colour pencils, markers, gold pigment 7 by 11.5 inches November 2019 In 2019, I ordered marbling inks for a holiday activity with my daughter. Suminagashi is a way of markling by dropping ink onto the surface of water. Previously, my only experience in marbling was when I was 12, when we used thinned […]

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Dream Catcher https://www.janetchui.com/dream-catcher/ https://www.janetchui.com/dream-catcher/#respond Mon, 11 Nov 2019 08:12:35 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=4298 Watercolours, markers, colour pencil 11 x 16 inches November 2019 Commissioned as cover art for a New Age album by EKTO / Anne Phey. This was a very fun brief to work with, and made both myself and my daughter very happy. (The 9-year-old was full of encouraging remarks.) The album cover and publicity materials […]

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Ties That Bind https://www.janetchui.com/ties-that-bind/ https://www.janetchui.com/ties-that-bind/#respond Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:45:34 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=4296 Watercolours, ink, color pencils, markers 11 by 16 inches November 2019 In late 2019, there were a few unfinished paintings I found worth trying to complete–this was one. It was so old that I couldn’t remember when I first attempted it, but I remember that this was abandoned because there were technical difficulties and flaws […]

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Angel Gateway https://www.janetchui.com/angel-gateway/ https://www.janetchui.com/angel-gateway/#respond Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:26:20 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=4293 Watercolours, colour pencils, markers 12 by 16 inches November 2019 Angel Gateway was commissioned and painted for an energy healer for use in their space. We began with an online Skype call and a bit of a reading (on my part, guessing correctly the angels they worked with). This was the image that came through […]

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Giving Ourselves Permission to Start https://www.janetchui.com/permission-to-start/ https://www.janetchui.com/permission-to-start/#respond Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:03:00 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=4210 Some of our important choice points in life will revolve around whether to pursue something big and new that we desire. We want the answer to be simple (“Let’s do it!”) but reality and responsibilities can be heavy sometimes. So we set the dreams aside. Sometimes this works. Other times, the desire becomes obsession. This […]

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A Meditation on Relationships https://www.janetchui.com/meditation-relationships/ https://www.janetchui.com/meditation-relationships/#respond Mon, 02 Sep 2019 03:29:46 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=4155 Received during the New Virgo Moon, 2019: All relationships provide opportunities for healing. We heal ourselves by creating connections, as these external connections mirror the connections we have within ourselves to all the parts of our inner God. We grow as we know ourselves; as we witness who we are drawn to, and who we […]

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Mothers, Monsters and Music https://www.janetchui.com/ayahuasca/ https://www.janetchui.com/ayahuasca/#respond Wed, 21 Aug 2019 02:43:18 +0000 https://www.janetchui.com/?p=4094 Preface I haven’t found, online, many women (or mothers) writing on their Ayahuasca experiences. Here’s mine. It will be colored by an artist’s perspective and archetypes from the Tarot. And some mythological references. (I mean, if you’re going to be brainf*cked, age-old symbols from mythology and spirituality lend useful shapes for processing the experience.)  I […]

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The Masks We Wear https://www.janetchui.com/the-masks-we-wear/ https://www.janetchui.com/the-masks-we-wear/#comments Sat, 13 Apr 2019 02:57:40 +0000 https://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 https://www.janetchui.com/fake-gurus-religious-abuse/ https://www.janetchui.com/fake-gurus-religious-abuse/#respond Sat, 09 Mar 2019 03:13:20 +0000 https://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 https://www.janetchui.com/the-channel/ https://www.janetchui.com/the-channel/#respond Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:32:28 +0000 https://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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