Dynamic Dreamer ~ Art Weaver

The Ghostly, Mythic, Tarot & Fairy Tale musings of Lisa Hunt

Cinnamon rolls and fairy tales: appreciating basal pleasures

| August 6, 2009

As I emerge from 5 years of deep fairy tale interplay with paintbrush and prose, I’m realizing that life outside the studio can be just as creative as what goes on at the drawing table. At one time I wouldn’t have thought that everyday tasks could actually be microcosms of an internal story. But I’ve […]

The end of a creative cycle and seasons anew: The days after finishing The Fairy Tale Tarot

| June 1, 2009

The past month has been full of changes. It marked the end of a prolonged drought here in the tropics, it introduced the reality (ala Kindergarten orientation day) that my daughter is no longer a baby but a little girl whose about to spread her academic wings, it was about watching my almost 9 year old son earn his brown belt in TKD after many years of intense training, it’s about having just reacquainted myself with a childhood friend I haven’t spoken to in 33 years…

Spring is in the Air: renewal, surprises, hope and a first glimpse of the Summer Queen

| March 7, 2009

It has been a strange winter season, even here in Florida with radically fluctuating temperatures and a prolonged drought making gardening plans haphazard at best. But as the mid-march air begins to warm up and rainy season (thankfully) draws near, there is a sense of renewal in the air.

Toiling away the Three Little Pigs Way

| February 1, 2009

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a pretty resourceful woman. I grew up in an environment where being hands-on with sundry tasks was part of the childhood experience—this included helping expand and remodel my parents’ house.

Frost King, stepmothers and keeping your cool

| December 27, 2008

The Frost King as King of Pentacles was a really fun painting to do partly because I love to draw spirits (and this one was done with some spontaneous flourishes—ice and snow are fun to paint using watercolors) and partly because I was eager to capture the resilience of the little girl who maintained decorum and courage in the face of impending doom.