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    My inspiration and images arise from mythology, symbolism, spirituality, stories and dreams. Art is our voice, our Soul and belongs to us all, expressing…

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Blog Posts

  • Crystal Tree of Life by: Teresa

    December 29, 2016, 14:07

    Crystal Tree of Life Sun-Catcher Tree of Life How to make: Using strong wire, make a wire circle or use an old metal bracelet, I've done both, and…

  • Golden Elephant Art Quilt by: Teresa

    November 19, 2016, 12:31

    Golden Elephant Art Quilt Really enjoyed making this quilt. I loved the image of the golden elephant and it went well with some old cushion covers I had…

  • Peacock Art Quilt by: Teresa

    August 25, 2016, 14:02

    Peacock Art Quilt The Peacock with its shimmering colours, blues, reds, some wonderful embroidery from India taken from cushion covers, an old boho skirt,…

  • Jasper Jiggle & The Shiny Things - Free PDF by: Teresa

    August 24, 2016, 12:51

    Jasper Jiggle and the Shiny Things Jasper's story is about magic and remembering the joys of our surroundings. Everything is energy and Jasper encounters this…

  • Spring/Summer Art Quilt by: Teresa

    April 27, 2016, 14:51

    Spring/Summer It took me ages to complete this art quilt, it has lain there all winter just waiting for those final finishing touches. Finally over a fresh…

  • Art Quilt - Mandala Maze by: Teresa

    June 14, 2015, 15:20

    Mandala Maze Mazes and labyrinths... I found that whilst I was creating this quilt, I was thinking about mazes and how the symbolic meaning of the maze…

  • Batik Art Quilt by: Teresa

    February 14, 2015, 13:12

    Harvester The centre-piece of this art quilt is a batik produced by an artist in the Kiwanuka studios. The batiks are produced mainly from the Thika…

  • Jasper Jiggle by: Teresa

    October 19, 2014, 13:29

    Jasper Jiggle and the Shiny Things Last year my cousin Tommy Reid (author ) and I (illustrator) worked together on creating a children's book. Here is our…

  • Horse Portrait by: Teresa

    September 8, 2014, 10:22

    When a friend asked me to paint her horses, I was a touch unsure as I've only ever painted one horse before and that was a study of Lucy Kemp-Welch's painting…

  • Buddha-Healing Energy by: Teresa

    July 23, 2014, 14:20

    Buddha-Healing Energy Buddha-Healing Energy My obsession with painting the Buddha's and to try to portray and capture the Energy continues. The original…

  • Patchwork Tote Bag by: Teresa

    May 25, 2014, 14:15

    First Tote Bag My first tote bag is made from fabric scraps & patchwork, very simple pattern. I decided I wanted colour and  for the bag to be lined.…

  • Buddha Art Quilt by: Teresa

    March 6, 2014, 18:30

    Buddha Art Quilt, my latest art quilt, it took quite a while because my trusty, old sewing machine broke down half-way through the process. I've tried to…

  • Art Quilts by: Teresa

    January 5, 2014, 12:26

    Girl in Blue Dress & Thai Print Girl in Blue Dress The Girl in the Blue Dress is an old painting and was laid away, collecting dust for many…

  • Twitter Art Exhibition by: Teresa

    September 26, 2013, 14:24

    Very happy to be participating in the latest Twitter Art Exhibition. I really enjoy taking part in this type of project. The artwork submitted by so many…

  • Madhubani Art by: Teresa

    September 13, 2013, 11:11

    Dance of Bliss Madhubani Paintings are a beautiful form of traditional Indian art originating from Mithila. Madhubani literally translates into “forests of…

  • Hope for M.E by: Teresa

    May 7, 2013, 08:14

    Biological Breakthrough Hope for M.E Sufferers Hope for M.E Source: Ed Gallois Hannah Devlin Science Editor Last updated at 12:01AM, April 23 2013 Scie…

  • Mercat Gallery Exhibition by: Teresa

    May 2, 2013, 13:19

    Mercat Gallery Exhibition New Beginnings Mercat Gallery The Mercat Gallery is situated in the lovely historical village of Culross in Fife. During the…

  • The Quarrelsome Kittens by: Teresa

    March 9, 2013, 19:32

    The Quarrelsome Kittens Scots-Doric & Illustrations by Teresa Maria This poem is a part of a current project I am working on, to re-tell old poems and…

  • Advaita Moments by: Teresa

    March 3, 2013, 15:09

    An Advaita cartoon from a friend who makes me laugh out loud. Thanks for sharing 🙂 Advaita Moments To view further thoughts and writings: Blackboard…

  • The Sun & The Sea ~ Free eBook by: Teresa

    March 3, 2013, 11:32

    The Sun and The Sea ~ Free eBook The Sun and The Sea is an illustrated children’s short story, re-told by Dundonain story teller Susan Lamb, and illustrated…

  • Spring Buddha by: Teresa

    February 18, 2013, 19:53

    Spring Buddha This painting started off as a black and white painting, with the intention of repeating a project I have been enjoying, Zendoodles. I had…

  • Inner Smile Video by: Teresa

    February 13, 2013, 12:41

    Qigong Weaver - Inner Smile The Inner Smile is an easy way to de-stress and get in touch with your body on a cellular level. Meditation flow Energy rises…

  • Zendoodles by: Teresa

    January 30, 2013, 18:30

    Doodles, zendoodles, zentangles and zendalas, all encompass the relaxing art of doodling. Doodling seems to have been with us from the very beginning, we…

  • When Worlds Collide by: Teresa

    January 23, 2013, 20:12

    When Worlds Collide: A Dialogue between Sigmund Freud and Nisargadatta Maharaj by John Komperda It was the spring of 1935 and an elderly Sigmund Freud was…

  • Freedom by: Teresa

    January 22, 2013, 19:00

    Normally I like to write my poems in the Doric, this one takes on a different slant. I wanted to express how it feels to look out upon a wind farm every single…

  • Wall Hangings by: Teresa

    January 14, 2013, 13:42

    Collection of Wall Hangings A selection of some of my wall hangings painted on primed canvas roll. Once the painting is complete I cover the raw edges…

  • Twitter Art Exhibition Update by: Teresa

    January 11, 2013, 18:40

    Twitter Art Exhibit: Los Angeles opens Sat. Jan. 12 at E.U. Gallery Twitter Art Exhibit: Los Angeles opens Sat. Jan. 12 at E.U. Gallery Twitter Art Exhibit:…

  • Lotus Blossom by: Teresa

    January 8, 2013, 13:46

    Lotus Blossom This painting took a while to complete, interruptions kept coming and it would sit for a few days, even a few weeks, and I would return…

  • Mother Gothel & Rapunzel by: Teresa

    December 29, 2012, 17:54

    Mother Gothel & Rapunzel re-written by Teresa Maria Mother Gothel was my mother, my mentor, my friend…she was not of this world and didn’t…

  • Auld Lang Syne by: Teresa

    December 28, 2012, 19:18

    by Mairi Campbell & Dave Francis. New Year, New Theme It's that time of year when I feel like cleaning out the house, having a de-clutter and quite…

  • African Art Quilt by: Teresa

    December 3, 2012, 18:21

    African Art Quilt African Art Quilt This is another older piece of artwork rescued and turned into an art quilt. The image is based totally on an artwork…

  • Twitter Art Exhibition by: Teresa

    November 7, 2012, 19:18

    I'm really pleased to be taking part in an exhibition which raises money for charity by inviting artists to contribute a handmade postcard of their art. Top…

  • Red Deer by: Teresa

    September 21, 2012, 19:33

    Red Deer Walking through the hills of the Lomonds, a Spring day, the hills thick with dew-covered ferns, a movement higher up caught my eye, a red deer…

  • Get On Yer Hoss by: Teresa

    September 6, 2012, 17:14

    True Grit Written for a friend Get On Yer Hoss Once upon a time… There wis a wee Scotsman livin’ in the land o’ Oz He did ride atop a muckle,…

  • Girl with Cat by: Teresa

    August 31, 2012, 19:43

    This art quilt is based on a painting by Franz Marc. The painting was done a few years back, and I had decorated the borders with fabric intending to insert…

  • Bonnie Scotland by: Teresa

    August 18, 2012, 20:08

    Bonnie Scotland Welcome tae bonnie Scotland, land o the wind Tur-bin, Ower by yon bonnie banks an by yon bonny braes, Please jist ignore thon bird-kill,…

  • Abstract Life by: Teresa

    August 5, 2012, 19:43

    This is the only abstract painting I have ever done. Although I enjoyed doing it, I kept wanting to create images. I enjoyed just working the colours, even…

  • More Art Quilts by: Teresa

    July 28, 2012, 20:54

    This quilt uses pieces of embroidery I did years ago, which then lay idle in a folder I hadn't opened for years. Sunflower Its fun to look out for…

  • AuricArt/Auragraphs by: Teresa

    July 15, 2012, 12:41

    Auric Art An Auragraph is a lovely and personal piece of artwork intuitively drawn by the artist who tunes into the sitters’ aura. The term Auragraph is…

  • Another Art Quilt by: Teresa

    June 21, 2012, 20:23

    Art Quilt I'm enjoying this new hobby and they're great for when I've no time to paint. I don't lay-out the whole quilt, but rather, I put 2/3 pieces…

  • Art Quilts by: Teresa

    June 9, 2012, 19:34

    Art Quilts I took a fancy to making a small 'art quilt', and spent a week raking through a huge bag of scrap materials I keep. I hate sewing and therefore…

  • Dalai Lama Portrait by: Teresa

    June 1, 2012, 14:54

    Portraiture I enjoy the challenge of portraits even though I find them difficult to do. Extra tension is added to the painting process in trying to capture…

  • The Sacred Well by: Teresa

    May 31, 2012, 07:53

    Scotlandwell The Sacred Well In the ancient village of Scotlandwell in Portmoak parish, there lies a sacred and holy well, its waters as clear and sparkling…

  • Dancing with Rainbows by: Teresa

    May 27, 2012, 20:03

    Dancing with Rainbows This painting happened during a particular chaotic period when major changes were taking place. I followed the painting where it wanted…

  • Doric Ode Tae Wind-Farms by: Teresa

    May 25, 2012, 19:36

    Doric Ode Tae Wind-Farms (Written in response to the destruction of the countryside in my area.) Move aside, get oot the way, Progress is comin’ tae oor…

  • Mani Wheels. The Sacred Power of Words by: Teresa

    May 22, 2012, 21:06

    Mani Wheels. The Sacred Power of Words The mantra is inscribed repeatedly on paper inside the prayer wheels. Turning the prayer wheel means the mantra…

  • Ava Maria by: Teresa

    May 15, 2012, 19:06

    Madonna of the Meadow Gratia Plena Dominus Tecum Benedicta Tu In Mulieribus Benedictus Fructus Ventries Tui Jesus Sancta Maria Sancta Maria Maria…

  • Help Hedgehogs by: Teresa

    May 13, 2012, 17:14

    Listening to a radio programme last week, there was an appeal to help hedgehogs and to make our gardens more hedgehog friendly. Here are the links provided…

  • Dawn Chorus O Mossmorran by: Teresa

    May 13, 2012, 12:09

    On the 11th June 2011 at approx. 3:10am, Mossmorran suffered an 'incident' which woke up half the town, as well as several neighbouring towns. The explosion…

  • International ME/CFS Awareness Day 12th May by: Teresa

    May 12, 2012, 09:15

    International ME/CFS Awareness Day 12th May Help Raise Awareness Worldwide Sat 12th May 2012 International ME/CFS Day raises awareness about ME/CFS, a…

  • Om Mani Padme Hum by: Teresa

    May 4, 2012, 18:09

    Om Mani Padme Hum ‘Hail the jewel in the lotus’ Om Mani Padme Hum can not be translated into a simple phrase or sentence, as it is said to contain all…

  • Celtic Blessings by: Teresa

    April 29, 2012, 14:33

    A Celtic Blessing May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, May the rain fall soft…

  • Doric Poem by: Teresa

    April 29, 2012, 12:46

    A Scots Doric Poem by Alice Reid Ma Wee Doctor’s Book Worry, Worry, Worry. It’s a habit that ah’ve got; When reading through a doctor’s…

  • Totoro Hat by: Teresa

    April 26, 2012, 14:17

    Totoro Hat I knitted this hat for my young granddaughter who loves Totoro, and ended up knitting a further 2 for her 'friends'. I'm not a knitter, but…

  • Totoro & Catbus by: Teresa

    April 25, 2012, 18:24

    Where is Catbus My Neighbour Totoro Inspired by my granddaughter who loves Totoro and the Studio Ghibli animations. During a walk in the woods, she asked…

  • Show me God by: Teresa

    April 25, 2012, 12:12

    Show me God A Teaching from Papaji Papaji Om, Let there be peace and love, Among all beings of the universe. Let there be peace, let there be peace. Om…

  • Sidhe Muse by: Teresa

    April 24, 2012, 16:17

    SIDHE MUSE Spirit of Peace A guiding spirit and source of inspiration. Where do our images come from, what part of the mind are we tuning into…is…

  • Rainbow Buddha by: Teresa

    April 23, 2012, 08:21

    Rainbow Buddha Rainbow Buddha was an experiment to use as many bright, primary colours as possible. I wanted it to be a relatively quick painting, with bold,…

  • Ancient Mill by: Teresa

    April 22, 2012, 21:39

    A dark tale from the Czech Republic Interpreted and retold by Czech poet Jindrich Michl Portrait by Teresa Maria Ancient Mill Jindrich Michl A Macabre…

  • Art Step by Step by: Teresa

    April 22, 2012, 18:20

    Art Step by Step I wanted to keep a record of this painting step-by-step, allowing me to view the different stages and its development. When doing a painting…

  • Buddha by: Teresa

    April 20, 2012, 13:30

    Buddha  With Silence comes Peace Stillness Within the Stillness A Sensual Kiss. It is raining and you can hear the pattern of the drops. You can…

  • Stained-Glass Hearts by: Teresa

    April 20, 2012, 12:00

    Stained-Glass Hearts These stained-glass hearts are cheap and easy to make, and are a great way of using up scrap pieces of stained-glass. I made these Hearts…

  • Mosaics by: Teresa

    April 19, 2012, 11:00

    Mosaics I spent a whole summer making my first mosaic, I was hooked! I began looking for ‘found objects’, collecting little bits of glass found on the…

  • FATE 1 Exhibition by: Teresa

    April 19, 2012, 09:06

    FATE 1 Exhibition 23rd Jan-3rd March 2006 Lochgelly, Fife. FATE 1 Exhibition This exhibition featured 4 artists and was funded by The Lochgelly…

  • The Sun & The Sea by: Teresa

    April 19, 2012, 09:00

    A Story based upon an old Celtic Faerie Story Retold by Susan Lamb, a Dundonian StoryTeller Illustrated by Teresa Maria The Sun & The Sea Anam Cara the…

  • Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit by: Teresa

    April 18, 2012, 19:00

    Anam Cara and the Celtic Spirit Anam is Gaelic for Soul and Cara is the word for Friendship, meaning “Soul Friend” or “Spirit Friend.” The Kindred…

  • Site News by: Teresa

    April 18, 2012, 18:30

    Welcome to Crystal Galleries the beginning… Due to technical difficulties my site crashed and I lost all content, 3 years work gone in an instant! I felt…