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Life Energy Art

Dr. Diamond is a pioneer in using art for healing.  Over a period of more than fifty years, he has developed a remarkable approach to maximize its effects which he calls Life Energy Art.
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Dr. Diamond’s Books on Painting

Dr. Diamond has written several books on his unique approach to painting for healing that he calls Life Energy Art.
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Video: Art for Healing Series

Short, informal talks, revealing different facets of Dr. Diamond's unique approach to using art for healing.
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To purchase Healing Art

To view and purchase magnificent prints of therapeutic artwork created by Dr. Diamond, click here.

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“Zen (and Not)”

Lucien Stryk says of Zen: "to use the fewest … strokes of the brush to express their feelings."

In that case, my paintings – now – are certainly Zen: very few strokes, so many only one.

But, to go further: what feeling to express?

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“An Artist’s Manifesto”

Art has lost its Purpose. For countless thousands of years it had a spiritual direction, as still it has in Tibetan tankas, in so-called primitive sand and bark paintings, in petroglyphs.

Think of the Lascaux caves – and long before them.

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“Filling the Blank Space with Chi”

An unpainted space that represents the sky is not blank, is not empty.
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“No-Mind Before”

There is a Japanese saying about calligraphy and painting: Izen hitsugo, “Mind before, brush after.”
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“The Less the Artist Does, the Better”

All activities – including art, of course – are the result of Guidance. And the extent to which the artist’s ego intrudes is also Guided.
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“The Power of a Black Dot”

Simple
and Still,
and Infinite.

A dot is still and simple and infinite.

Consider a black dot – singular – on a sheet of white paper.

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