Reflections of an Artistic Mystic

Surreal

Surreal Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 10/19/19 I feel a bit surreal right now. I had an unexpected death in my family last week and took a break from working this week. I tried to jump right back into work but that was silly. I am learning to be gentle with myself. I […]

Workshop 10/5/19 Cancelation

I’m sad to say I need to cancel Paint the Funk Out! this Saturday 10/5/19. I’m flying to Florida unexpectedly tomorrow because my aunty is about to pass over. I will post about a rescheduled date for the workshop when things settle down. I expect to run Paint the Love In! as scheduled on 11/2/19. Love […]

Feeling the Love and Light Everywhere

Feeling the Love and Light Everywhere Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 9/22/19 The last month has flown by. Between artwalk, Meditative Painting and starting another job for more part time work, I’ve been in the thick of adapting and reorganizing my biz rhythm. I’m caught up today and yesterday I had a rare […]

Happy 100th Grandpa Lee

Happy 100th Grandpa Lee Spiritix Shelley Irish, 9/16/19 My grandpa was many things to many people. To me growing up, he was the man who said ‘There’s my Shelley girl!’ every time I walked in the room. He taught me how to swing a hammer, memorize word spellings, how to have delightful, respectful conversations with […]

New Beginning

New Beginning Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 9/8/19 Yesterday I ran my Meditative Painting workshop at Moonrise Studios. My students had a fun time and one woman who had a rough night the night before said she felt better after the workshop. 💝 I have taught this class at the Center for Spiritual […]

Sept Prep

Sept Prep Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 9/1/19 This week was prepping my sharables and rewards for September. Here is a little peak at the free weekly oracle I do for patreon subscribers. I’m in a super chill mode, checking stuff off the list, enjoying the cool air blowing through. 

Lots of little Things

Lots of Little Things Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 8/21/19 I took more product photos this week. Mostly little stuff, cards and lighter covers. I cleaned up a couple issues, got a refund for a misprint, lots of little biz things. I have a retail meeting tomorrow to show off my cards and […]

Clicky Clicks

Clicky Clicks Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 8/14/19 It was a clicky click type of week. I took photos of all the big paintings I have for sale and made listings for 3 of them on my website. A highlight from the photo shoot was my playlist going seamlessly from Snoop Dog to […]

Beauty and Stillness inside the Bustle

Beauty and Stillness inside the Bustle Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 8/7/19 I’ve had a super busy last couple weeks, lots of good stuff. Too much to write about, lots of little tasks.  Tomorrow I have a consultation about my work with an artist whose opinion I really value. Then Friday is artwalk […]

The Cause

The Cause Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 8/6/19 “Choose your cause and commit to it, because you can make a difference. One thing is for certain: if fairness is your intention, the situation will be resolved for the highest good of all concerned through acts of kindness, empathy, and courage.” This is an […]

Quenched

Quenched Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 7/24/19 I had a steady progress type of week. I took a bunch of new product photos, worked on my Etsy store, and am finishing my We’Moon submission today.  As I was photographing my new painting, Narayani Moon, this afternoon, I stood by my piano, my camera […]

Buzz, Buzz, Destructo-Love

Buzz, Buzz, Destructo-Love Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 7/21/19 Oh my. I don’t know much about bees, but now I know that they have mating frenzies, then the male dies. I found that a loving couple pruned one of my eggplant blooms in their frenzy! I had been salivating over the bloom, checking […]

Angel and Butterfly

Angel and Butterfly Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 7/14/19 A candle I bought at the Solas Bhride Center in Ireland burnt out as I painted today. Solas Bhride is a spiritual pilgramage center dedicated to Goddess / Saint Brigid. What was left of the design on the candle looked like an angel and […]

My Love

My Love Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 7/7/19 Today is the 12 year anniversary of the day my husband and I fell in love. He had come to my art studio the night before with a mutual friend.  I had prayed that the goddesses who knew the man I was meant to love […]

Oh Yes, Very Satisfying Indeed

Oh Yes, Very Satisfying Indeed Reflections of and Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 6/30/19 It’s been rainbow land for me this week. I worked on a limited palette rainbow sky for a painting and did oracle readings on pride weekend.  My super happy this week is that I wrapped up my books and this month’s sales […]

Boom, Boom, 8 and a Dog

Boom, Boom, 8 and a Dog Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 6/22/19 It was a poof!-this-is-actually-happening!!! sort of week for me. It felt like a huge gift arrived, a new dawn.  The Ergonomics of Painting demo was fun today, it ended with 8 of us and a dog doing stretches in a circle. […]

Sky Dancer

Sky Dancer Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 6/15/19 I’ve had some cool experiences in the last few months. Chanting with friends and monks at the buddhist temple, a grandmother ceremony led by my friend, celebrating Bealtaine with FOI in Ireland, a meditation retreat led by another friend. I feel like a sky dancer […]

Big Little Beauties

Big Little Beauties Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 5/29/19 I had a lot of computer and writing work to do this week. I taught a painting lesson over facetime, too.  I am loving my garden, more multimedia crafty art, and have been playing around with some new ideas behind the scenes. My fingers […]

Describing Invisible Stuff

Describing Invisible Stuff Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 5/22/19 This week I worked on the copy for a new video about having conversations with your own body, the copy for a video describing how I do oracle card readings, and I revised some of my copy for my new oracle card online listings. […]

Here and There

Here and There Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish I still want to be on vacation, but I am settling in well. We got back last Tuesday night and I have worked every day upon returning, fun work. The 2 day artwalk at Moonrise was wonderful, lacing some Ireland into Venus was grounding, and […]