I have been painting for many years purely
because it gave me great joy, and a
peacefulness that would envelope me as
I journeyed into the image that I was creating.
In the beginning I drew inspiration from nature,
painting landscapes and animals. My artwork
began to evolve after meeting a wonderful
man who encouraged me to delve into my
For most of my life I had hidden the fact that
I could sense energies around us, a
knowing of happenings and psychic ability.
Now this was all to change as I opened to
My paintings began to have hidden messages
within them. At this time they were still of
natural scenes and animals but with a twist.
One morning after a restless nights sleep
I told my husband of the horrible images that
I had been seeing all night. My dreams which
felt more like nightmares had been filled with
the images of the seal hunt,and baby seals
looking at me with pleading eyes.
The painting "Do You See What I See?" came
from those dreams. Look deep into the eyes
of the baby seal and you will see the reflection
of a hunter holding a gaff hook.
It was in January 2008 that my first "unusual"
painting flowed onto canvas. The title
"Awakening" came through to me loud and
clear. I had sketched the images that had been
coming to me for several days and decided to
record myself painting. I sensed that this was
to be a life altering event for me, and so it began
I started to walk a new path, one of self
discovery, with a willingness to embrace all
that my imagination now had to offer.
My paintings now featured angels, the
heavens and inter-dimensional beings.
The energies of joy and love can be felt
from the paintings, along with messages
of inspiration. I sensed as I created these
images that I was not alone and being
assisted by a guide, that is why I often
refer to my paintings as co-creations.
I enjoy sharing images my artwork and they have
been featured on many "New Age" and
spiritual sites across the internet. A selection
of these images can also be found in a deck
of Blue Ray Healing and Activation Oracle
cards along with my channeled sacred
It gives me great joy to pick up a canvas and
my acrylic paints, to open my heart and mind
to the universe and allow the flow of creativity.
With much love and blessings
Deb Graves and my higher self Araznu.
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