Can you imagine getting a piece of art in the mail created from a Wild Mystic mad artist? Eek so much beauty in that. So very much. This giveaway by Mandy is just that. In her own words....
"Think of me like a gypsy with a beauty mark and head scarves, a fortune teller of sorts minus the crystal ball but definitely with big hoop earrings, a shaman leaning in close and whispering to you the words you’re most looking for, so that you can have a visual representation of them ever before you.
Using a combination of collage, markers, ink, paint, pastels, etc. I will create a unique piece of background art on which I will ever so passionately hand ink the words of your #secretmessage.
How do I know the words that are right for you? With a little input from you – in 140 characters or less tell me what you want the theme of your #SecretMessage to be about. Consider some of these options:
A word. A phrase. A story. A question. A descriptor. A quote. Tell me what you’re wishing, or you’re loathing, or you’re believing. What’s your main passion you’re trying to hone in on right now in your own life? Who are you? Who do you want to be?" Mandy
Your personalized #secretmessage will be created on a 5x5 piece of 90 lb. cold press watercolor paper and come wrapped in a cellophane envelope for safe-keeping.
WHERE THE MYSTERY AND THE MESSY COLLIDE, MADNESS IS CREATED. MADNESS IS HOME.
Mandy Steward is an artist and author of Thrashing About With God: Finding Faith on the Other Side of Everything.
Through the course of writing the book Mandy found the importance of listening to her own voice, especially when that voice was angry, angsty, scared, unsure and/or confused. In the dark place she learned the value of hearing and accepting her own truth. She rebelliously did this in her underground layer by art journaling, writing, collecting secret messages, practicing yoga and sharing space with a few trusted friends. (Who love her because of not despite of her paradoxical tendency to either wander barefoot in a field of wildflowers with her head in the clouds or to sit troll-like under a bridge threatening to eat people.) She believes all is Mystery and most days she actually prefers that. She finally has a Self and finds that breathtaking.
She blogs her messes regularly at MandySteward.com. She also creates custom painted and inked Secret Messages for individuals, self-publishes a subscription based ‘Zine of gypsy journalism for her Secret Message Society, and divulges her truth in a zealous band of Secret Rebels.
Contact her here.
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