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Alana's Art

I believe that to live a creative life is to have life sprit at my back – it is glorious and something I have always wanted… read more

Alana's Art

Work Pre 2020

From 1976 to 1990 I saw my future as a famous artist!  The Zappa quilt opening in 193 ended that and I put off my art career until later in life

Alana's Art

The Family Series

Sometimes my family feels dark and dangerous and I see people acting out of less than their highest or truest selves.  At other times it helps me understand the meaning and value of love across differences.

Alana's Art

The Personal Transformation Suite

A circle can contain all there is of our inner and outer life – This series branches towards the mandala series which I see as the mainstay of my work.

Alana's Art

Color & Emotions: A Research Project

I LOVE PROCREATE!  It is the tool I always wanted for art, a mix of digital and everything else I know how to do.  This series is for YOU to vote on – what brings up emotions or ideas for YOU?

Alana's Art

Beach Art

Drawn mostly on the Dock Beach at Castlepark, Kinsale, Co Cork this series progresses at the speed of one a month – LOL, in good weather.  The drone work gets better as well.

Alana's Art

Mandalas

Where the circle contains the TRUTH of our inner and outer work.  With a nod to Tibetan mandalas, this series contains my heart and my understanding of life.  Drawings, paintings and Procreate digital works.