“Awaiting Spirit Guidance”

Before I paint, I await – expectantly – Spirit Guidance. As, in a sense, the canvas awaits me.
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“All Art Doubly Inspired”

All art is, in a sense, doubly inspired.
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“Who Guided the Inkdrop?”

It's not whether the drop of ink that fell – seemingly accidentally – on the canvas was Guided.
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Audio Lecture: The Ultimate Unnecessity of Art

The true purpose of art is to give us the experience of Belovedness and, by doing so, to allow us then to find it in everything. Once we do so, art has served its purpose and is no longer necessary.
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“Why I Paint”

I paint to observe my Muse...
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“All As Intended”

There can be no wrong notes, for all is Intended. It's just that some are judged wrong (and that's also as Intended).
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“Pollock, Painting, and Guidance”

When they perform fractal analysis of Jackson Pollock's paintings, a remarkable discovery is made. Lo and behold! The paint drippings and tossings are not random. (No more than were the Chinese paint flingings over a millennium ago.) There is an underlying order and purpose. A plan.
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“The Only Deep Truth to Paint”

To paint can mean to apply cosmetics, to falsify. "Let her paint an inch thick" - Hamlet about his mother (5.1.184) and "I have heard of your paintings too, well enough. God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another ….. To a nunnery [brothel], go." - Hamlet to Ophelia (3.1.142)
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“Lascaux and the Message of the Divine”

Remember when looking at photos of the Lascaux paintings that there was yet no written language.
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Video: The Meditation Before I Paint

Before he makes each painting, Dr. Diamond always meditates, however briefly. And then it just happens spontaneously.
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