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I was born in Brazil, where I have lived for over 30 years until moving to the United States. I’ve been drawing since early childhood, and since my teenage years I’ve explored a large range of artistical modalities: dance, drama, music, design and literature. I see Art as something sacred, intrinsically bonded to the spiritual. The artist is a worker for the Universe, an instrument to unveil what is occult from the ordinary eye, to bring out the freedom of understanding. I use mostly watercolors and pencils and the combination figurative/abstract art to explore metaphysical concepts and the human mind and soul in an archetypal, symbolical form. My work deals with themes like life and its cycles, the unconscious, the sacred feminine, transformation and spiritual evolution and the connections of man with Nature and the Universe.

Website: patricia-ariel.com

Check out my blog for updates, works in progress, musings and more:
Mesmerized by the Sirens

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  • Age: 44
  • Joined: February 2009

Journal

Basic Drawing Online Workshop

I am excited to announce that on the September 18th I will be starting teaching my first online drawing workshop! It is a five-session workshop with weekly classes, presented on blog format, designed for beginners and intermediate artists. That will not be a simple “buy my classes and learn on your own” package, it is an interactive workshop where you can exchange information and insights with yo…
Posted 11 months – Leave a comment

Wanna see me painting live?

This Thursday, August 1st, from 12:00pm PT, you are invited to watch my working process on the very first portrait of my project. “Changing Woman”. I will be painting, tweeting, and posting pictures to Instagram for all the 24 hours that the event lasts. / Simultaneously, consider donating $2 dollars (the price of a regular cup of coffee at Starbucks) to contribute to the current Ch…
Posted 12 months – 2 comments

Changing Woman: Art for Empowerment

Greetings! / To the ones that do not regularly follow me on my Facebook fanpage or Twitter, I am pleased to introduce you to my very first art project focused on promoting human rights. The project is called “Changing Woman” and it was designed to raise awareness about woman’s issues and rights, as well as to promote women’s empowerment through examples from real life. / The project’…
Posted about 1 year – 2 comments

Cleaning off the spider webs.

i don’t even remember when it was the last time i uploaded an artwork on to RB. however, i kept receiving a whole lot of support in the form of messages and purchases. thank you to all who bought my art and that took the time to write me words of kindness and praise. / of course i did not stop making art… it was quite the opposite: 2011 has been a very very prolific year. after my div…
Posted over 2 years – 8 comments