I learn new techniques every day doing this "Stream of Consciousness" work. I find that if I try to drive the direction of the painting, or force the hand, I have a much harder time getting to the kernel of truth I am seeking. You can see my process for this painting on the website.
Jessel Process for Moonlight Becomes You
To truly let go to the paint and paper or canvas, I feel I need to be in neutral.
Sometimes I push the process and every time I do, the struggle is much greater.
So, as in life, I must learn to let go and let the path unfold before me instead of always trying to mind my steps and know the answers now!
The monkey spirit animal is a powerful symbol of good luck. This is because it represents a playful and lighthearted version of yourself. The meaning of the monkey seeks to awaken your youthful and cheerful spirit, and the inner child in you.
The spiritual meaning of a giraffe, the placid power animal, is anything but ordinary. Also called 'Africa's gentle giant', the giraffe symbolizes grace, peace, individuality, protection, communication, perception, and farsightedness.