Gemstone Series: Autumn Aspen are lining the banks of a northern Michigan creek bed that sparkles as the water tumbles over blue Kyanite, obsidian and jasper. I’ve added crushed glass bits for the sparkling water and mica and dragons blood along the banks of the creek. I often use Obsidian in my gemstone series paintings. A strongly protective stone, Obsidian forms a shield against negativity. It is thought that Obsidian draws out mental stress and tension. Blue Kyanite encourages communication and self-expression. It cuts through fears and blockages, helping to speak one’s truth. I almost always use mica in my gemstone series – no doubt in part to mica being known for its shimmering, reflective properties, this gemstone is believed to help individuals reflect on individual qualities.
This large stretched canvas measures 48×48″ and is sure to add color and warmth to your room. Available The Hayley Gallery in New Albany, Ohio.