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Ancient Understanding


This painting delves into the truth about how we're all connected to each other and to the planet. We're not separate, we are of this Earth and need to start treating it as such. I wanted to portray a landscape that might become real at some point, a place where everyone can come together for spiritual practices such as meditation and prayer but also for gardening and growing vegetables and fruits as well as for any other creative ideas you can think of. A place where everybody can work with their passion and create a new sustainable future for all.
Each dome in the picture is built upon natural energetic vortices that the Earth produces and the energy is centered in the middle.

The pyramid cap stones on the top harness the energy of the Earth and connects that energy with the energy in the sky. There are a few orgone obelisks as well that also affect the weather condition. By doing so, adequate rain fall is distributed evenly over the vegetable patches and fruit trees. The cap stone in the first dome also gathers precipitation and filters it before it pours down the DNA helix. The helix has marbles in it arranged geometrically that structures the water. The water then drains underground to the pools outside of the dome where it can be gathered for drinking water as well as for irrigation. Since the water is structured, no fertilizers or pesticides are needed for the plants.

The second dome has a center filled with crystals which are amazing for group meditation as well as yoga and pilates. Outside of it is a patch with hydroponic towers for vegetables.

I wanted to show a place where ancient knowledge has been harnessed and understood in the present moment. A place where people work with each other and with the Earth instead of against it. By revering the Earth we revere ourselves. There are many ways of doing the things we need to do to survive, but I believe that we can do it in a more harmonic and sustainable way and that's the message of this painting. Respect towards each other as human beings and towards the Earth is key for great transformations to take place.

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-Emily Arnold

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Excellent portrayal. You effectively used the curves to give a feeling of motherhood and nurturing suitable for a new utilization of mother earth. The domes look life giving. Brilliant layout and adequacy in design to help us feel fully involved. Too bad it's not a reality yet :) 4 stars is because it seems like it's missing something in depth, maybe, I dont know what.

aethermage responds:

Thanks a lot for your amazing feedback! I appreciate your comment a lot. :)

Amazing artwork.

I like the rich colors. So much detail like the symbols and trees. It looks really 3D, but when I think about it some parts seem 2D. At least, that's how I see it of course. One thing I could say is maybe the perspective could be different to create more depth.

Great work.

aethermage responds:

Thank you very much for your notes on my piece! I appreciate it a lot! :)

The painting looks great and the description is really interesting.

aethermage responds:

Thank you! Your feedback is much appreciated. :)

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Feb 24, 2014
1:06 PM EST
Fine Art
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1800 x 1411 px
2.8 MB

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