THE ALCHEMIST, painting by Steven E. Counsell is featured on the poster and on exhibit at the  Fantasy & Fiction National Fine Art Exhibition at the Old Courthouse Arts Center — 101 N Johnson St, Historic Woodstock Square, Woodstock, IL — Exhibition runs Sept 3 to 24, 2021 — Opening night: Saturday, Sept 4, 5:00-8:00…

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Equipoise

We are ready to get OUT. This young woman is patiently thinking in her library with a vast landscape outside her window. This pen & ink drawing by Steven E. Counsell is titled EQUIPOISE.  This original work and poem,  and many more, are in his book titled ILLUMINATIONS THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE IMAGINATION with Black…

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Loons in Equilibrium

My husband drew this beautiful silhouette of two loons creating a heart shape.  This pen & ink drawing is my forever Valentine titled “LOONS IN EQUILIBRIUM” by Steven E. Counsell.   Art Prints $25 – 150 Click on image to Buy Art Print  

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The 3 Minute Art Salon Art becomes more than just a pretty picture. Black Swan Edition  Art images show superb technique, masterly composition, and psychological insight to bring you a moment of reflection. We present “Art drawn from the well of myth.”      

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skeletons tea time

Halloween Skeleton Tea Time ?? We and other neighbors are enjoying this Halloween skeleton party on a little alley in Santa Fe NM.  Notice the playful pets skeletons.

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visionary theater masks displayed backstage

Let’s wear FUN masks again…..remember when … ??  “…Amid the amazements of play, I attend , in my mind, Carnival and Mardi Gras, live the Circus, concealed in powders and paint for pinking my ashen cheek. I learned to wear ceremonial masks…” Poetic excerpt from Art Book, ILLUMINATIONS The Geography of the Imagination, by Steven E.…

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ADAM, painting by Steven E. Counsell

The parody of two masks for the same face and both inescapable! The trick of being content with the skin we have is worthy of a Buddha. Youth wants to grow into its destiny, and old age wants to remember its. There is no way to fully recall what we were, or fully believe what…

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RIPE, painting detail, by Steven E. Counsell

Can we eat a Miracle? If you really look at a strawberry, its vibrant color, its logarithmic dynamic of tiny seeds, the Archimedean cone shape of its form.  How can you eat it?  You simply turn off the miraculous switch, start pedestrian knob, and hey PRESTO it’s ordinary food for the hungry.  We neve have…

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