• The Elements of Life

    One year ago - By Sketching in Nature

    What do you think are the elements of life? In classical thought, the four elements earth, water, air, and fire as proposed by Empedocles. Aristotle added a fifth element, aether; it has been called Akasha in India and Quintessence in Europe.
    Feng Shui works with five elements and I planned to draw all of them, drawing inspiration from nature. It resulted in five large drawings of Wood, Earth, Water, Metal, and Fire. I have tried to make the elements as engaging as possible. Now some are so abundantly fond in nature, inspiration came easily, like Wood, Water and Earth. Fire and Metal are...
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