Fork In The Road

Paintings from beyond about how the universe works. Original acrylics on canvas by Don Shapiro.

On Art

Abstract Art Is In The Intent

All who attempt to create abstract art do not come with the same intent. Abstract art is not about just putting paint on the canvas anyway you want. It is not about huge brushstrokes, small brushstrokes, rolling the paint, splattering the paint, working fast, working slow, painting lines and shapes, painting no shapes. Abstract art does not start with technique. You must have something to communicate, a meaning to express in order to paint in the abstract. The closer you are to your soul, to the inner voice reflecting the frequency of the universe, the better. Without such a voice, abstract art is too easily reduced to painting on the surface. It may look interesting and even decorative. It might even ...
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Great Art Starts As An Act Of Faith

While I am but a mere beginner as a painter if measured by time alone, every painting I create is an act of faith. Every time I pick up the brush I am taking a risk. I strive with every brush stroke, every color I mix, everything I do to express that which my soul wishes to communicate to the world. My soul, connected with the frequency of the universe to all souls, all living things carries a message directly from the creator. As much as my abilities allow, I am striving to communicate this message through what I paint on the canvas. No artist, including myself, knows the potential of their talents. We cannot know what we are capable of ...
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In abstract art, each person finds their own meaning. What feelings & thoughts come to you when viewing these paintings?

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