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Being a Reiki Master Practitioner, as I work in a meditative state & connected to Spirit, I infuse these small works of art on paper with healing Universal Energy. Further, the person for whom I am making the art-prayer receives palpable, real, energetic healing energy as I work with their name (and image if I have one) before me.
My art-prayer cards are unique,one-of-a-kind small works of art in mixed media , often including collage, acrylics, oil pastel, ink, re-purposed materials, threads and needles. They are created especially for the person requesting prayer (by commission) or they are cards I have done as a form of meditation and prayer practice in my studio. Every art-prayer card holds sacred healing energy and serves as a blessing to the space it inhabits and the to people in that space.
Art-prayer cards may be given as gifts to bless a special occasion like a birthday or wedding, or they may be given to bless a new space or a new beginning like a birth, or they may be given to encourage or to send healing energy to someone experiencing disease or a major transition like a divorce or job change or to someone in a family whose loved one may be experiencing the ultimate transition from this life to the next.
You may choose a favorite phrase from any sacred text you would like me to use in my making and you may choose the size and major color preference. All of the rest of the design is according to my artistic expression. The images in the menu below are images of cards I have previously created and are there only to give an example of my style and therefore, of how your card may look.
Choose the “art-prayer by special request” option below and message me with your special prayer request.
Price varies by size and includes mailing and handling. Most art-prayers can be completed within a few days.
art-prayer card by special request 3X3″
Example of style for an art-prayer card in mixed media with collage. The sacred text used on this card is from a Baptist hymn: "merciful heavens surround us" Choose this style example for a 3X3" art-prayer card in this style. Then message me from my contact page in the main menu of this page with your request, including major color preference and any sacred text you want to appear (in part) on your card. Include the full name of the person for whom the card is being created. Once I have received your order, I will let you know how to send an image of the person for whom the card is being created before I begin creating your card.
art-prayer card by special request 6X6″ hanging
Example of style for an art-prayer card hanging in mixed media with collage & threads. The sacred text used on this card is from Ecclesiastes: Chp 3: "For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven..." Choose this style example for a 6X6" art-prayer card in this style. Then message me from my contact page in the main menu of this page with your request, including major color preference and any sacred text you want to appear (in part) on your card. Include the full name of the person for whom the card is being created. Once I have received your order, I will let you know how to send an image of the person for whom the card is being created before I begin creating your card.
48X36" acrylic on gallery wrapped canvas; This seated sri appeared to me in this painting as I worked, giving me her name, "amma." I had no previous knowledge of the "hugging saint" from India who goes by the same name, but was delighted when I realized that some of that kind of blessing energy had come to me by way of this painting. If you look near the top of the canvas, you will see her face and wild hair. Lower in the work are are many arms and finally, at the bottom, you will see her "vessel-like" generous hips and thighs, carrying with her stature, pure positive energy into the world. Price includes shipping within the continental United States. PLEASE NOTE: I do not issue refunds after art has shipped, nor do I allow art to be purchased on a contingency basis.
collage from the repurposeful series
3X2.5" collage on repurposed papers with pins and thread; easel included; perfect tiny-art for a book shelf or desk top to brighten your day and remind you that you are loved and surrounded by Great Spirit. Price includes shipping via USPS within the continental United States. PLEASE NOTE: I do not issue refunds once art has shipped. I also do not allow art out on a contingency basis.