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Ravi Varma (1848-1906) Oleographs.

probably the first Indian artist to master perspective and the use of the oil medium; the first to use human models to illustrate Hindu gods and goddesses; the first Indian artist to become famous, before him painters and craftsmen were largely unidentified; and the first to make his work available not just to the rich elite but also to common people by way of his oleographs.

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The word mandala, which can be loosely translated to mean “circle,” comes from the Indian language of Sanskrit.

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Blue Moon Treehouse, Issaquah, Washington

One of my all time favorite paintings (in gif form)

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Justin Slattum ~ “Illusion (As Within, So Without)”

"Close your eyes and imagine the best version of you possible. That’s who you really are, let go of any part of you that doesn’t believe it."

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