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Peter Pinckney
09-19-2012, 09:46 PM
a spiritual journey.....................seeking

09-19-2012, 10:00 PM
Magnificent Vista Peter, a place of solitude and peace, love that single high cloud. :D

09-19-2012, 11:21 PM
Ethereal! Reminds me of that song "I can see for miles and miles and miles and miles....:D

09-20-2012, 12:58 AM
Always such wonderful paintings from you Peter and this one is beautiful. Its a very peaceful and hopeful painting:)

09-20-2012, 01:11 AM
Really nice Peter, I admire your skill in creating such depth in your painting and the overall subtleness of the painting.

09-20-2012, 01:15 AM
Beautiful :)

Marilyn Anne
09-20-2012, 02:03 AM
I think it would be terrific in a large size hanging on a wall.

09-20-2012, 03:43 AM
That cloud is a bijou:):):)

Peter Pinckney
09-20-2012, 07:53 AM
A big Thank You to all for your kind comments...................here's a little explanation......................................

"In traditional Lakota culture the Hanblecheyapi (vision quest, literally "crying for a vision") is one of seven main rites. Vision quest preparations involve a time of fasting, the guidance of a tribal Medicine Man and sometimes ingestion of natural entheogens; this quest is undertaken for the first time in the early teenage years. The quest itself is usually a journey alone into the wilderness seeking personal growth and spiritual guidance from the spirit, sometimes Wakan Tanka. Traditionally, the seeker finds a place that they feel is special, and sits in a 10 foot circle and brings nothing in from society with the exception of water. A normal Vision Quest usually lasts two to four days within this circle, in which time the seeker is forced to look into his soul."

He has been up here for 2 days now................if you look carefully you'll find him!

09-21-2012, 12:45 AM
Very powerful Peter, wonderful depth, really like it

09-22-2012, 01:52 AM
Yes I see him Peter, although he is very small his spirit isnt:)

09-22-2012, 04:30 AM
Beautiful work....