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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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“Always the Feeling of the Movement”

Do I pre-visualize what I am about to paint? Not at all.
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“Painting and the Depiction of Form”

Photography freed painting from having to depict form.
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“Empty Space Diamond?”

Ma Yuan, a painter of the Song dynasty, was called “One-corner Ma” because, in an attempt to render perspective, he would put the foreground figures in one corner
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“The Painting’s Title and the Patient’s Diagnosis”

“What’s the title of your painting?”, they ask me. Well, it’s like when I’m asked for a diagnosis. To me, the diagnosis is the sufferer’s name.
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“Painting as Guided”

Michelangelo was aware of his “I,” his ego, when he painted, just as we are when we look at his paintings. But when we go back and look at Paleolithic art, for instance that of the Lascaux caves, we realize that these were not the result of people’s conscious thoughts.

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“A Deeper Definition of Beauty”

There are two uses of the word beauty. The first is the everyday mundane usage, which has become so worn, so hackneyed, that there is little remaining emotional value.

Today, almost anything is claimed to be beautiful, whatever its intrinsic value.  But there is another meaning of the word, a supra-mundane meaning, which is directly related to its etymology.  For from the same root are derived such words as benediction, beatitude, supreme blessedness.  For this higher meaning I designate a capitalized Beauty.  Ruskin called such beauty Theoria.
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