From the Editor
We have four very different pieces in this issue. Let's start with Rosalyn White. For a Western artist, she took the path (much) less traveled - the path of Tibetan art. You can read the full introduction here...
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"In Western art you have almost unlimited freedom, but in Tibetan art, what we're aiming to show is both macrocosm and microcosm at the same time." For the artist, it's more about letting go of one's ego rather than embellishing it. Rosalyn White describes an art journey of a different kind.
"The way I learned patience was by destroying a bunch of stuff." Eventually, Cooper learned to relax and discovered another way of working. "You start with knowing one thing and that leads you to a second known thing." It builds. But you know you'll get stuck. Here's where patience comes in. The next thing will come. "It's going to work out."
Who was "anonymoose monk"? I wondered, and who was "perching eagle"? They were both Patrick Watters I found out. We only lived about 100 miles apart. Why not get together and talk? Watters, of Irish descent and Lakota, too, burned some sage before we began...
Russ McClure owns Premier Autobody in Berkeley, CA. Your fender crunched? After Russ is done, you'll never know it had a bad experience. You could say he's an artist. And that's where the story begins. One day I walked into his shop and there was a large piece of sculpture - in for repair.. It got me thinking...