Burst of Consciousness

Newest Painting – Burst of Consciousness


Burst of Consciousness – the first painting of 2017. A journey inside the soul… There are 359 days left of expressing kindness this year – hope you’ll do one nice thing for someone today!


Burst of Consciousness abstract painting by Deb Breton
Abstract colors, multicolored painting by artist Deb Breton



Art Print available at my online print gallery

Definition of consciousness

  1. 1a:  the quality or state of being aware especially of something within oneself   b: the state or fact of being conscious of an external object, state, or fact   c: awareness; especially:  concern for some social or political cause

2:  the state of being characterized by sensation, emotion, volition, and thought :mind

3:  the totality of conscious states of an individual

4:  the normal state of conscious life <regained consciousness>

5:  the upper level of mental life of which the person is aware as contrasted with unconscious processes



advertence, advertency, awareness, cognizance, attention, ear, eye, heed, knowledge, mindfulness, note, notice, observance, observation


Some of us seem to be lacking consciousness these days… especially in the political arena

So I find it good practice to step away from the barrage of news and focus on creating instead, it keeps me grounded. For a while I had difficulty creating in light of all the changes and uncertainty. But these days there’s a newfound optimism. I can’t control anything external, but I can control what I choose to put my attention on and these past few months have reminded me of that.

So It is with renewed passion, excitement and love, that finds my every waking moment in the art studio, creating and loving what I do! While at the same time, hopefully bringing a little more beauty into the world. As artists, perhaps that’s our ‘calling’ these days?

Do you agree? 


Wishing you endless creativity in whatever you do!

Sending you love, compassion & strength,

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Some really intriguing mark making here Deb, I really like it. Have you used a printing process here or placed cling film over the painted surface and then removed it?

    1. Yes, I use a firm freezer paper.

  2. Wise words and a wonderful explosion of color to start off a brand new year! Thanks, Deb.

  3. Hi Rennie! Wishing you great health & success in all that you do this year!

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