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VICTORIA PETTELLA

~VICTORIA PETTELLA ~ PHOTOGRAPHY ~ ART ~WORD~ IMAGERY & EXPLORATORY SEEDS

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A natural draw to the experimental side of things

Sparked by an Explorative & curious nature; I love the Experimental & Intuitive side of creativity. Creation is always awake, it lives uncaged & free, no rules to follow, only new seeds to explore.
I love all that is unusual & mysterious . I find connection & meaning in all that is imperfect, flawed & strangely-beautiful. I am drawn to the unseen, the ethereal-soulful essence of both light & dark, the spirit of nature, the seasons of transformation, patterns of creation and finding hidden magic in ordinary things.
~victoria pettella~

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artist *) O ( * l u n a t i o n s * ) film~digital~experimental

seeds of creativity

Themes of transformation & transiting through cycles of life, breath, death & healing seem to seep into my work. Nature, creation and the ever-morphing seasons are a constant guiding force & inspiration.
~victoria pettella~

visual potions ~by candlelight

visual potions ~by candlelight

welcome*

welcome*
analog/film~digital~experimental / visual art, design, projects & collabs

shadows & souls

shadows & souls

s e a s o n s

The seasons will tell us
when to bury our winged
when to unearth our song
& when to untangle the dreaming things ~
victoria pettella~

welcome beautiful souls

A deep love for the strange & unusual. Drawn to the soulful, poetic; all that is flawed, broken & beautiful. Nature , the seasons and their transformative magic also weave their wild spirits through my words , art & creations. ~vpettella~

wander through the veil with me

a night of poems & black wings

a night of poems & black wings

To all the rare flowers

To all  the rare flowers

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

inevitable ~





i n e v i t a b l e




all things must

fall away

die

change
heal
transform 

in order
to 
become

New


in order to begin 
again
and find Breath 

and Restore Life
once more

~vpettella~













25 comments:

Annette G said...

Hi Victoria, haven't seen your posts for ages and ages.

Totally love these very spiritual photo art pieces. Hope you are well. Hugs Annette x

http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

Lady of the Woods said...

Absolutely stunningly reverent. Visual poems, as you say. sighhhhh

Victoria said...

Lady of the woods
Thank you for such a beautiful compliment, deeply appreciated!

Victoria said...

Annette
Thanks for feeling the spiritual energy in these images,most appreciated! Happy you stopped by! Thanks again kindred!

Laura Morrigan said...

Really poignant and melancholy, I love the colour superimposed on the black and white and the accompanying poem! Inspiring work as always!

Victoria said...

Laura Morrigan
Thanks for such beautiful and kind words..most appreciated kindred!

Ida said...

Oh these are so intriguing. Very mystical looking.

Tammie Lee said...

such a lovely way of seeing
change
death
falling away
perfect for autumn
and honoring hard feelings
such beautiful and heart felt images
i have missed you ~

Sharmon Davidson said...

oh - I love these! perfect expressions of autumn!

Sim said...

Your enchanted work is more and more conceptual, or not? You look like the ghost of summer crying and longing for the rebirth. I love the intervention of color in your B&W universe. Very touching artwork dear Victoria. Keep on searching and finding, it's a delight! :)

Victoria said...

Tammie Lee
Thanks so much for your beautiful words and insight, most magical and most appreciated, Yes a powerful/transitional time of year! Cannot wait to see what you are up to.

Victoria said...

Ida
Many kind thanks Ida..happy you see the mystical in it!

Victoria said...

Sim
Thank you Sim for such generous words and beautiful compliments..it felt ghostly to me too..I love what you wrote..fantastic interpretation! Yes you are right, I have been sharing different kinds of stuff on my blog/ a conceptual vibe more here lately. pure fun and creation.
Deep thanks for your kind words!

Victoria said...

Sharmon
Thanks so much..happy you enjoyed the autumn energy!

Elizabeth Halt said...

Visual poetry indeed! I feel the spirit.

Fran said...

Beautiful photos as ususal.. So full of emotion and mystery.

Carousel Dreams said...

Beyond beautiful...words and images x

Giggles said...

Mystical genius in your photos and poetry! With a great sense of hope and understanding! Well done!

Hugs Giggles

Ygraine said...

Oh WOW...such deeply moving words and images...fill me with hope for the future...
Victoria...this is beautiful beyond words...:)

Hugs xxx

Willow said...

Victoria always wonderful to visit here.
Your post are always inspiring and have me lingering in awe . Such insight and creativity you possess, thank you for sharing it.
I have been contemplating in a wabi sabi manner lately , seems the season for it.
Be Well ♡ ,
Willow

Amanda Summer said...

These images and words speak to me deeply, Victoria. Thank you for this message to begin my week.

xoxo

Magic Love Crow said...

Breath taking my friend! Beautiful images and beautiful writing ;o) Big Hugs ;o)

Mandy Southgate said...

Wow, this is fantastic Victotia - ghostly, haunting and moving.

sheila 77 said...

Often I cannot understand some of your photos and often that is what makes them so intriguing, what is happening here and why? Love the mystery that is your blog.

Carrie Wachter said...

This is beautiful, love the layers...and the braids!

A Deep Love for Creative Exploration

Creating imagery for me is a visual journey,
a way to explore & express hidden stories, inbetween worlds, visions & soul-dreams. I am sparked by the Experimental , Explorative and intuitive side of things. Every experience teaches me..it shapes me and calls me towards something invisibly new. ~victoria pettella ~

where I have been lately *dream with me here

Poems seeking light

Poems seeking light

moonlit flora spells

moonlit flora spells

VICTORIA PETTELLA ~

A Visual Archive of Meditation and Dreams.
A place to Experiment and Journey with Exploratory Seeds

visual potion~ sun, shadow & strings

visual potion~ sun, shadow & strings

A natural draw to the experimental side of things..

Sparked by an Explorative and curious nature; I love the Experimental & Intuitive side of creativity. Creation is always awake, it lives uncaged and free, no rules to follow, only new seeds to explore.
I love all that is unusual & mysterious . I find connection & meaning in all that is imperfect, flawed & strangely-beautiful. I am drawn to the unseen, the ethereal-soulful essence of both light & dark, the spirit of nature, the seasons of transformation, patterns of creation and finding hidden magic in ordinary things.
~victoria pettella~

weaving souls and stories

weaving souls and stories
analog/film~digital~experimental photography, visual art, design, projects& collabs

sacred spaces~

sacred spaces~

sunlit souls

the witches feast ~ romantic still life

the witches feast ~ romantic still life

a spell that tranforms

a spell that tranforms
nature

** symbolic visions **

)O( ***

)O( ***

Nature is a Meditation

Nature is a Meditation

wander with me

wander with me
analog/film~digital~experimental / visual art, projects & collabs

spells & dreams

she is moon..

she is moon..

one night the stars... let me in

Autumn' sLight

Autumn' sLight

poeme

poeme

ritual

ritual

ash and seed

ash and seed

uncaged & free

uncaged & free

spark~illumination~transformation

spark~illumination~transformation

Creative Encounters & Kindred Spirits

I love to meet and connect with fellow creatives! I have a deep appreciation for all artists, creative thinkers, unique souls.
While my nature is mostly introverted and I thrive as a hidden -solitaire, I have found connecting with other creative-spirits to be profoundly nourishing and deeply magical in ways my soul understands. To those I have met along the way that have enriched my life with your art-music-writing-creations-passion-energy-open-mindedness....I thank you immeasurably ! and to those I have reconnected with..thank you for giving me a sense of community in a world I always felt on my own in. Thank you for these creative encounters, they have transformed me.

solitary world

solitary world

the unseen

the unseen

releasing the shadows and returning to light

releasing the shadows and returning to light

visual poems..

sunskulls & wolf-bones ~ a cave of songs & poems

sunskulls & wolf-bones ~ a cave of songs & poems

new soul

new soul

portals & time travel

portals & time travel

ghosts of introversion

ghosts of introversion

sacred key

sacred key

soul wisdom

soul~sacred connection

soul~sacred connection

v i s i o n s

v i s i o n s

where I belong~ arms of the infinite

where I belong~ arms of the infinite

welcome to my hidden realm

welcome to my hidden realm

sometimes you must walk alone

sometimes you must walk alone
sacred journeys of the soul~ self-portraits of healing & transformation

dreaming seeds

dreaming seeds

Connecting & Creating

Connecting & Creating

Dark Blooms

Dark Blooms

first love ~ and the freedom to create

I think every child at some point has first picked up a camera, (toy or real) and fell in love with that special magic. I was always fascinated by black & white photos, polaroids & old pictures in family albums. In my teens I began my adventure with photography, then again in my 20's, I played in the darkroom developing film & creating prints, this is probably when I fell more deeply in love with it all.

I had a Pentax camera given to me from my older brother that I carried everywhere I roamed, shooting film wherever my spirit took me. I always explored on my own, (with a little bit of knowledge in my pocket) plus my intuitive nature guiding me in my own way to learn more and to seek and experiment in new ways. I love both analog and digital but my heart belongs in the darkroom.

I truly don't follow any rules, I like to feel free and uncaged and instead feel inspired to create in whatever way I feel guided in each moment...chasing seeds and visions is a journey afterall ! I love to feel my way through the Unseen, it is how we discover hidden realms and new strands to weave with.

Wherever you are on your adventure, be true to your own creative nature & follow your artistic-spirit as it speaks to you ..explore, have fun..keep creating and experimenting from your soul. Keep questing, take risks, indulge your unique-instincts and allow your artistic freedom to naturally unfold itself to you. ~victoria pettella~

guitar-flora

guitar-flora

Meditations of Healing~Magic~ Visionary-Creatrix

Meditations of Healing~Magic~ Visionary-Creatrix

you were always meant to be free

you were always meant to be free

colors

colors

lilac memory~reflections

gothic spell

gothic spell

silent poet

sun-shadow

sun-shadow

weaving the seasons of my soul

weaving the seasons of my soul

Creatives Connecting ..

Creatives Connecting ..
Collaborations/ Projects & Seeds

Driftworld

Driftworld

l i l a c

l i l a c
m e m o r y

u n v e i l

u n v e i l

a u r a

a u r a

The Bird whispered to the stone

The Bird whispered to the stone

The Secret Realm

The Secret Realm
What is behind the door of shadow and light...

the individual

the individual