“Beauty” and “Beauty – 2”

I have been cleaning out an old external hard drive and found a scan of a original sketch which is only on a 3.5 piece of index card, called “Beauty”.

The scan of “Beauty” has been in my old external hard drive for past few years while cleaning out the drive I ran across it and decided I would finish doing the “computer painting” of “Beauty” and create “Beauty 2” for prints.

So, I have just finished “Beauty 2” this evening 3/17/13!

Original sketch is framed and at my studio for sale $15.00 or can purchase it through Etsy. http://www.etsy.com/people/TrinityHawk?ref=si_pr

Prints are also available of Beauty 2.

Just having some fun:

Just having some fun:

I thought I do my version of the “Kiss Me I am Irish” signs/Pictures.

Since today is St. Patty’s day and I don’t really celebrate it but am Irish. Here is my version of the “Kiss Me I am Irish” Signs/Pictures.

Death and Decay

Death and DecayDeath and Decay

When health can turn into sickness, with what ease secure possessions can turn insecure, with nature youth inclines in one direction only—the direction of old age, with what ease old age inclines in one direction only—the direction of decay and death, are they not then thoroughly disillusioned? Or are they connected? Can they then be heard to say “This earth-life really satisfies us”? Because we move within a circle sickness – health / Youth to death and decay / good and evil..all of life goes round and round.

Special Invite:

Suspended Butterfly

 

I want to send a special invite to my readers. If you live close to Buffalo, NY and are able to make it. Some of my art will be in a group Winter Showing: Up-Cycled & Re-Puposed art show. Below is the information about the show.  You can also find information and RSVP on Facebook here:  Please, if you are able attend, I would be glad to have you and to be able to say hello.

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Up-Cycled & Re-Purposed
Public · By Alana Adetola
Sponsored: Main (ST)udios

{When}

Friday, February 15, 2013 6:00pm
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    UP-CYCLED & RE-PURPOSED

    Winter Group Show
    Opening Friday 02/15/13, 6-9PM
    Runs through March 7th, 2013

    The mission of this particular MAIN(ST)UDIOS showcase is to celebrate artists dedicated to the creative and imaginative art of re-purposing.

    Featured Artists:
    -Sally Schrett
    -Alana Adetola Fajemisin
    Trinton “Trinity Hawk” Garrett
    -Lisa Brown
    -Shannon Berkel
    -Dan Predmore
    -Candace Camuglia
    -Heidi Lynn Farrell Brown
    & more to come!

    **Wine, Beer, Snacks, Music, Singing, Dancing, Celebrating**

    Exhibit Dates: 02/15/13-03/07/13

{Where}

Main (ST)udios
515 Main Street. Buffalo, New York.
 

Reaching Out

Campaign –  

I have started a Campaign to get a new lap top.  I am offering signed prints in return for donations. The laptop I have is dying and I use it in so many fashions, from my computer paintings, to these very blogs.  I am hoping to get a lap top that is high end processor with maximum ram, so that I can create even better artwork for you my fans.

Please, have a look at the campaign  and share it with your fans.  Every little bit helps and every little bit will be rewarded with at least a 5×7 and larger signed print. If you do not like the print I am offering, please feel free to let me know and I will be glad to let you choose a different print. 

Thank you and Blessings,

Trinton “TrinityHawk” Garrett

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“Enlightenment – 4th Nobel Truth”

Fourth Nobel Truth is the last of a series - Here the Buddha as physician prescribes the treatment for our illness: The Eightfold Path. Unlike in many other religions, in Buddhism there is no particular benefit to merely believing in a doctrine. Instead, the emphasis is on living the doctrine and walking the path.
Fourth Nobel Truth is the last of a series – Here the Buddha as physician prescribes the treatment for our illness: The Eightfold Path. Unlike in many other religions, in Buddhism there is no particular benefit to merely believing in a doctrine. Instead, the emphasis is on living the doctrine and walking the path.

fourth and last part of the Nobel Truth series –

The truth of suffering (dukkha)
The truth of the cause of suffering (samudaya)
The truth of the end of suffering (nirhodha)
The truth of the path that frees us from suffering (magga)

The Buddha said – Life is suffering, then you thirst for knowledge, money, and many things. Looking for much of it outside ourselves. Then we find hope and start to look within – Finally we find our path and start to awaken into enlightenment … and it begins again and so is life.

Second Noble Truth (Thrist)

Second Noble Truth is (Thirst) or Gluttony as I see it.
Second Noble Truth is (Thirst) or Gluttony as I see it.

We are taught that the Second Noble Truth teaches that the cause of suffering is craving or thirst (tanha). I see “thirst” as Gluttony because we continually search for something outside ourselves to make us happy. But no matter how successful we are, how rich or popular we are, we never remain satisfied.

The Buddha taught that this thirst grows from ignorance of the self. We go through life grabbing one thing after another to get a sense of security about ourselves. We attach not only to physical things or beings, but also to ideas and opinions about ourselves and the world around us. Then we grow frustrated when the world doesn’t behave the way we think it should and our lives don’t conform to our expectations, and we begin to look for something more to satisfy ur happiness.