I'm Natasha Giles, a fine artist focusing on meditative art.
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Artworks that speak of pattern, connection, humanity, soul.
What a difference a month makes!
Here I was, looking forward to Spring and EAST direction and getting out and about and... well, it is what it is. UK lockdown for me.
We adapt, we cope, we find resilience.
The one thing I said in my 2020 business plan that I might do (if I had to) was YouTube videos. And suddenly, my plans like everyone else's are topsy turvy. Whilst being a hermit and retreating from public networking is no issue for me, going on camera is at the heart of what I've most feared through life – being seen and speaking.
In being filmed, there's no running to hide this time. It's taking courage, but that's nothing in light of what many people are doing right now worldwide to fight this pandemic. I am so lucky to have this chance to take my time and learn to play more. I'm also learning to be so grateful for things in small doses, like the few budding flowers in the garden. And having a garden at all!
An overused term, but this all began with a journey.
A journey entering into ever deeper, darker territory, into the soul, where reality, ego and physicality are consciously left behind.
A test of inner strength in battling and quieting the mind – of allowing the imagination and the brave, curious, inner child lead the way.
Two years on and many journeys later, the creative spark is re-lit. It emerges unconsciously through spirit, in fluidity and colour and bold marks, reflecting feeling, emotion, shadow aspect...
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