Reflections of an Artistic Mystic

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 […]

Happy, Tired Eyes

Happy, Tired Eyes Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 5/9/19 I’m tired. On Monday I was in Ireland at a sacred place with my husband and mother, and I’m ending the week now with happy, tired eyes.  I got some good stuff rolling to finish out the week, just going super slow and gentle. […]

Vacation

Vacation Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 4/24/19 It was a numbers week, quarterly taxes, event listings, closing my books for vacation, bunches of business stuff. I taught a FaceTime art lesson, too. Check, check, check check and check, check check. My mind can almost rest. 🙂 Friday we start our vacation, and I […]

Video o o o

Video o o o  Reflections of an Artistic Mystic Shelley Irish, 4/18/19 It was a video week around here. As I was editing a video earlier in the week my hubby took my computer and made some things cooler in it than I knew how to do, so sweet. I just finished another video today […]