The third chapter of Chemical Serpents is titled “Trinity”, with each of my illustrations for it concerning threes and trinities. You may have noticed that the first chapter, the second and this one, concern the one, then the one becoming two, and now the three, or the two becoming three. This theme carries forward ...more
Towards the end of 2014 I have experienced a full blown kundalini awakening. A sudden awakening of the secret fire is a mind blowing experience that can literally bring you to the brink of madness. It's like walking on the edge of a sword. If you lose your focus you'll fall, and it's not just ...more
The second chapter of Chemical Serpents is titled “Eggs and the Androgynous Child”, carrying the general theme of serpent symbolism into its relation to eggs, their offspring and serpent-like mythic beings, with specific reference to the Philosophers Egg, the Cosmic Egg, the Monas Hieroglyph, and the figures of the Androgyne, Baphomet, N’Aton and Sophia.
Over the next few weeks I will be posting a number of the sketches I produced for the full page illustrations I created for Chemical Serpents, along with the fully realised images. I was commissioned to illustrate this book by When Illuminated Press for Anton Channing, and enjoyed it thoroughly as it explores symbolism ...more
M.I.B. HQ; 01:40 Sidereal Time; Wednesday18.05.2016
It's a rainy, cold and misty day in the Scottish Highlands. I am sipping a still hot cup of coffee and wondering what strangeness will unveil in the days and weeks to come... This blog is indeed inspired by Twin Peaks for those who wonder but it is also inspired ...more
Date with the Selkie.
I dreamed seals again. I was strolling along a rocky shore in the evening. As I went over some boulders I noticed a man and a child standing beside an injured seal. They called for help and I agreed to wait with the seal. The seal had an injured eye and at ...more
"Heaven and Hell are within us, all of the gods are within us. All the gods, all the heavens, all the worlds are within us"
"Dream is a personal experience of that deep, dark ground that is the support of our consciousness lives, and the myth is the society's dream. The myth is the public ...more
In my recent blogs I began to describe the story of my awakening and a strange love story between myself and Aariel- one of the old Kia agents. Before moving onto the next bit I believe I need to make a small intermission. I have realised how difficult it is to describe your inner experiences ...more