LichenizedNovember 2020broken plaster life mask (found), natural earth pigment egg tempera paint, real dried lichens, wool roving© DverLichenized Mask — imWalde Dver's work is so, so good. Please take a look.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGEBu0rP9Yw I would love to get tattooed by this guy.
The ofrenda below a piece my grandmother painted for me when I was born. Tortillas with Cempasuchil 2 c. masa harina1-1½ c. hot water1 tsp. salt1 tsp. oil (vegetable, coconut, etc.)at least 1/4 c. clean marigold petals Add water and salt to the masa and knead until well incorporated. It should not be too wet as... Continue Reading →
A few days ago I made the sudden decision to stop using weed on a daily basis. I mean, I had been thinking about it for a few months, but needed to find a suitable replacement for helping me get to sleep - I'm a longtime sufferer of on-again-off-again insomnia, and the weed was amazing... Continue Reading →
Tezcatlipoca, Tlazolteotl, and two personal works. I'll spare explanations of these god images for now, as I'll be talking about them more in conjunction with the Neyolmelaoalitzli that I plan on beginning late this fall, perhaps at the end of November after the quick succession of remembrance days. (If I'm given the final go-ahead and... Continue Reading →
Some of the deepest wounds in my maternal family line, I believe, go back to a woman called La Malinche. I need to do more work on this, more research and divination, but I think I already know in my heart that this infamous woman, much-reviled by history, is one of the keystones to my... Continue Reading →
Now that Nahua/Mexica/"Aztec" reconstructionism is starting to come across people's radars again (Miss us? It's been a while!) I'm starting to see the same contrived pearl-clutching regarding the concept of human sacrifice coming back in full force as well. For you morally indignant pearl-clutchers out there, your reaction is not new, not novel, and not... Continue Reading →
I really wish I could go back to voluntary poverty-style living like I used to. Working 3 days a week and just getting by, but having a blast and living relatively stress-free with tons of time to make art, read, take my time doing chores and getting really engaged with the gods. Yeah, those days... Continue Reading →
I bought the domain name polytheism.info because I learned that it was available. The page now contains a basic definition of polytheism. I tried to keep the nuance minimal. Feel free to link to this definition if you are talking to others about polytheism and searching for a summary that could be skimmed in an […]Polytheism... Continue Reading →