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I’m going to search for my star until I find it. It’s hidden in the drawer of innocence, wrapped in a scarf of wonder.” – Michael Jackson

In this painting, Ralph White captures a moment so transient that it is out of focus, allowing us to interpret the action in our own way. The effective use of white adds to the feeling of a girl rushing through the air itself. Her features remain obscured as does her mission.  Her dress blends with the trees and the air, and we do not know for sure where nature ends and where she begins.  She is a glimpse, and it is up to us to determine why she is there.

The fun of this painting is the creation of the girl’s story, which is clearly up to the viewer to determine.  Is she running scared?  Is she playing an innocent game on a warm summer evening?  Is the scarf for warmth or is it a delicate decoration?  Because the imagery is blurry, we can draw upon a wealth of possibilities to explain it.

The Scarf is an invitation to adjust one’s perspective, to change one’s way of thinking and seeing.  We are challenged to stop the action, to study a single fragment of time.  In that instant, everything becomes nothing, and we are set free from our prejudice.  Like the scarf, we are merely a flash of red in the wind.

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The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee

“Finding your center” is a phrase that is generally used in meditation and self-examination.  It begins with a journey of conscious behavioral patterns. Inhaling and exhaling--out with the old, in with the new.  It’s the search for the nucleus of your soul.

This painting Laser is a spotlight exposing the deep hollows of your soul.  It highlights our truest beliefs and brings them to light.  The colors in this painting illustrate an aura of awakening and vitality.  Both of these are significant in “finding your center”.

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