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On Being Inspired by Ancient Art


People have always made art of one sort or another, from the earliest times until today. It's part of what makes us human.


Art from the ancient world can be every bit as inspiring as creations from more recent times. In fact, it can even inspire us to create our own expressions of art in the modern world.


That's exactly what the Minoan seal rings have done for me: provide inspiration for modern art. Here's a look at my Minoan Seal Ring Project, modern style paintings based on the scenes depicted on the beautiful gold rings found in Minoan tombs:


The Minoan Seal Ring Project: Minoan-Inspired Modern Art


How will you be inspired today?


In the name of the bee, And of the butterfly, And of the breeze, amen.