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The Seventh House

Posted in Archetype, Astrological Houses, Astrology, Oil Painting, Zodiac with tags , , , , on February 23, 2018 by Angie Coleman

#7 SEVENTH HOUSE

Oils     24″ x 24″

The Seventh House, the house of marriage, partnerships, friends and enemies.

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The Sixth House

Posted in Astrological Houses, Astrology, Landscape, Oil Painting, Zodiac with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 12, 2018 by Angie Coleman

#6 SIXTH HOUSE

Oils     24″ x 24″

The Sixth House, the house of service and health.

The Fifth House

Posted in Astrological Houses, Astrology, Oil Painting, Zodiac with tags , , , , , on January 24, 2018 by Angie Coleman

#5 FIFTH HOUSE

Oils     24″ x 24″

The Fifth House, the house of self-expression and creativity

The Fourth House

Posted in Astrological Houses, Astrology, Oil Painting, Zodiac with tags , , , , , on January 19, 2018 by Angie Coleman

#4 FOURTH HOUSE

Oils     24″ x 24″

The Fourth House, the house of home.

The Third House

Posted in Astrological Houses, Astrology, Oil Painting, Zodiac with tags , , , , , , on January 16, 2018 by Angie Coleman

THIRD HOUSE sf

Oils     24″ x 24″

The Third House, the house of communication

The Second House

Posted in Astrological Houses, Astrology, Flash Cards, Oil Painting, Zodiac with tags , , , , , , , on January 12, 2018 by Angie Coleman

SECOND HOUSE sf

Oils     24″ x 24″

The Second House, the house of Money and Possessions

The Sun

Posted in Archetype, Astrology, Oil Painting, Planets in Astrology, Zodiac with tags , , , , , , , on December 6, 2017 by Angie Coleman

#1 The Sun sf

Oils     24″ x 24″

Creating images that depict the energy represented by the sun in an astrology chart has been an interesting journey.   I put off finishing any one image, trying one idea after another, but abandoning each as not quite right or somehow just off the mark.

When I was working on images for the other planets each of the clusters of energy or archetypes seemed self-evident.   The planet Saturn is about restriction, boundaries and reality, and so on for each of the planets.   But the sun seemed somehow different, and fundamentally so.   If the other planets represent psychological energies it is the sun through which these energies are manifested and expressed.   One of Edgar Cayce’s ideas (if I get it right) is that our souls can spend time on the other planets, absorbing their particular energy for future incarnations.   In this idea I see the workings of karma, and interpret the energies of the planets as a process of karma, allowing this core self to manifest and play out these energies, and let them in return impact back on this self, spinning karma.   Thus my final painting for the sun doesn’t have a face, for although the core may be the essence of a particular set of beliefs and ideas that are called Cancer or Leo or Pisces, this too is just a face, a façade for that which lies beneath, that which provides and is the energy and the drive; it is both this and all this, but it also hints at much more.