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I swept my floor and then wrote the 14 Principles of Intuitive Painting

By Tina Christophillis

Feb 11th 2013

Art Inspiration

It was a gray rainy Monday late afternoon in Charleston, SC.  I was feeling a sense of, "Well... I really should be doing something inspired, but I'm not sure what."  I decided to pick up a broom and sweep my floor.  I felt something would come to me as I'm sweeping, and I'll find some clarity on the next task at hand.  Then I sat at my comptuer and wrote the 14 Principles of Intuitive Painting.  

Here you have it.  Some principles to live by, some things to remind myself as I walk up to the black canvas.  Like the North Star, we go in this direction.  We may not ever get there, but we always have the bright light guiding us when we need to get on track and focus on our purpose.

Principles of Intuitive Painting

1.     It is only through the unknown that we can understand the true...

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Hi I'm Fotini 

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I am a painter currently based in Greenville, South Carolina.  Through my work, I seek to communicate an internal narrative using traditional painting processes.  

Here you will find information about what I am working on, recollections of my process, things that inspire me. I am asking questions about art, writing letters to myself, reflecting, learning, growing, discovering.  Thank you for joining and supporting the adventure.