“I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable, I sound my barbaric YAWP over the roofs of the world.” ― Walt Whitman, Song of Myself
Papercut, Rachel Mayer Art
Papercut, Rachel Mayer Art
Detail with penny for scale.
"Just because we don't understand doesn't mean that the explanation doesn't exist.” -Madeleine L'Engle
“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” ― John Muir
“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.” -Carl Sagan
"We are made of star stuff."
“The mountains are calling and I must go.” -John Muir
"We are made of star stuff." -Carl Sagan, Paper Cut, Rachel Mayer Art
“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious - the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” -Albert Einstein
“We began as wanderers, and we are wanderers still. We have lingered long enough on the shores of the cosmic ocean. We are ready at last to set sail for the stars.” -Carl Sagan
Finished piece detail with nickel.
“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately” -Henry David Thoreau
“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground.” -Wilferd Peterson
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined.” -Henry David Thoreau
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away.” - Henry David Thoreau
"We are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination...The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts."
"To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield" -Tennyson
“In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.” ― William Blake
“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” ―Robert Frost
“Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.”
― Walt Whitman
“The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.”
― Richard P. Feynman
A confetti burst. The moment of escape. The blueprints of a memory chased. A vibrancy. A plan. A world. A window. These are paintings and collages for your home and office. They are made to help you keep going. To keep passing the open windows.