Art Feature *NEW* + Back Catalog: Decision Tree I, II & 33

Here’s the side-by-side of the two Decision Trees, studies in evolution, programming and nature. The first one is brand-new with pinks and purple, following a wave shape and making use of both symmetry and asymmetry. The new decision tree works well both vertically and horizontally. Once again, both of these are available in a varietyContinue reading “Art Feature *NEW* + Back Catalog: Decision Tree I, II & 33”

*NEW* Art: Deco Botanical “Sugarcane – Saccharum officinarum”

Continuing on the deco botanical series, this new piece geometrically celebrates a well loved plant: “Sugarcane.” What’s especially interesting is this photo is of sugarcane growing wild in Massachusetts.It’s typically considered native to tropical regions. Please don’t flag the sugar as being invasive though! It can stay. 😆 Seriously, DNA is part sugar and salt.

Les impatiens Slideshow 🌺

Something about the character of these Fleurs evokes a French title here. A couple of these variations are featured in Deco Botanical and Nature Portraits on the Portfolio / Gallery page. Keep in mind — that for every piece on the portfolio page, there may well be 4-6 other variations!

Studio Shangri-La’s Signature Deco Botanicals

The Deco Botanicals collection is getting to be extensive with a lot of plants expressed in this blend of nature & tech. The vision is biosynergy. These pieces take already striking photos and amp them up with [more] geometry. They’re available in a variety of formats, and would even lend themselves well to NFTs. ForContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La’s Signature Deco Botanicals”

Nature Portraits: A Teeming Collection

These are a few of the growing Studio Shangri-La collection of Nature Portraits in which the botanical is presented with personality, popping color and painterly flare. These selections above are more straightforward studies while others in the collections have been more stylized. The contemporary serene Nature Portraits and also modern tech Deco Botanicals are bothContinue reading “Nature Portraits: A Teeming Collection”

Shop Featured Artwork: Japanese Maple

This latest piece, Japanese Maple, is based on a photo I took in the Wollaston Beach area. It’s part of the Nature Noir collection. And this version is available on the Shop page as a 12×18” framed print, a large 2 panel canvas — 18×24” each — print and as a digital download. The 2Continue reading “Shop Featured Artwork: Japanese Maple”

Maximizing Human Regenerative Processes, Pt. 2: The New Old Plant Medicine

It’s important to remember in embarking on an exploration of herbal or botanical medicine is that at first, it was the only medicine. And modern medicine is not all that far removed. At times remedies direct from earth are referred to as “alternative,” yet both choices being interrelated, both branches have value. The vast majorityContinue reading “Maximizing Human Regenerative Processes, Pt. 2: The New Old Plant Medicine”

Power Plants: BURDOCK — Superfood, All-Purpose Medicinal & Inspiration For Velcro

Somewhat common to Asian cuisine, the root of a burdock plant, or Arctium (meaning “bear”?), provides numerous preventative and remedial benefits as well as being tasty. The many benefits include digestive health and skin condition. You may have encountered one before — they propagate themselves by hooking onto things with the burs the surround theirContinue reading “Power Plants: BURDOCK — Superfood, All-Purpose Medicinal & Inspiration For Velcro”

Activating The Ageless Algorithm Part 3

03. Food The next instruction of the Ageless Algorithm is to eat and supplement intentionally. Supplements should be regarded as augmentations and not dependencies. There is a plant for every ailment and attribute. I have a growing collection of botanical extracts on my shelf. For maximum benefit, shelve any illogical skepticism about the fruits ofContinue reading “Activating The Ageless Algorithm Part 3”