lisahuntart | October 18, 2012
After what felt like a slow dance with creative malaise, I rebounded this week and cranked out two drawings. These were ideas that had been simmering in my sketch folder for a while after initial attempts failed to yield satisfactory results.
pussinboots | February 26, 2010
Lions, tigers and bears oh my! The mysterious forest is full of unknowns and teeming with mysterious life. As a symbol of the unconscious, it is a place inhabited by wild things, often obscured by the shadows of tree branches and layered with the remnants of seasons gone by. . .
lisahuntart | May 24, 2009
Last week my eight-year-old son came home from school with a captivating homework assignment: re-tell and illustrate a variant of Cinderella (as part of a comparative studies unit). They were learning about Cinderella stories from around the world and were required to conceptualize their own interpretations of this timeless theme…
lisahuntart | March 26, 2009
Last week, I lost my voice—not my artistic one, but the one that emanates from my throat. I caught a cold virus (hoping my old enemy Mr. Bronchitis does not return) that rendered me temporarily speechless…
lisahuntart | March 1, 2009
I am the fool and frankly I make no apologies for it. Despite having earned my black belt in TKD, I have retained a white-belt mind—and a white-belt mind is a humble one that realizes anything can happen. I approach my life and day with an innocence that is both creative and compromising…
lisahuntart | February 15, 2009
The Lovers card conjures all manner of emotions for me. Personally, I don’t subscribe to the immediate intimations of romantic love, rather, I see it as a joining of forces; a card exemplifying strong desires, passion, choices, harmonious relationships and the symbiotic exchanges that help feed collective efforts for a fruitful outcome. I truly feel that if you want to feel and be loved, you have to love and give to others.
lisahuntart | January 25, 2009
Animal bride stories are plentiful in fairy tale collections and appear several times in my own Fairy Tale Tarot. I don’t know exactly why, but I’m drawn to the idea of animals testing humans to see if their hearts are truly in the right place.