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. Read More »
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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?Read More »
“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.Read More »
“Filling the Blank Space with Chi” An unpainted space that represents the sky is not blank, is not empty. Read More »
“No-Mind Before” There is a Japanese saying about calligraphy and painting: Izen hitsugo, “Mind before, brush after.” Read More »
“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. Read More »
“The Power of a Black Dot”
A dot is still and simple and infinite.
Consider a black dot – singular – on a sheet of white paper.Read More »