The Cycle of Discovery

Ascension - The raising of the consciousness to attain a new perspective.

Ascension - The raising of the consciousness to attain a new perspective.

Enlightenment - The revelation of a beautiful new truth.

Enlightenment - The revelation of a beautiful new truth.

Transcendence - The application of the new knowledge, transforming into action.

Transcendence - The application of the new knowledge, transforming into action.

Illumination - Becoming a radiant beacon of new wisdom to light the way for others.

Illumination - Becoming a radiant beacon of new wisdom to light the way for others.

This four part series depicts, in my style, the four stages of discovery. This process of opening my mind, learning, applying, and sharing is critical to my creativity, my joy, and my efforts to improve myself. Breaking down the nuances of higher thought is useful to help me understand my own creative flow. Learning to recognize which of these states I'm in, and which I need to get to in order to be productive has been a valuable part of developing my artistic workflow.