Shui and Art
By Joy Abrams MA, FSII
items that you have in your home convey a distinct message
to you. The things that you surround yourself with have an
effect on you. The messages you receive from your surroundings
can greatly affect your careers, health, relationships, and
prosperity. Feng Shui is just not about place it is about
you and how you resonate with your place. It is important
to surround yourself with the things that you love and are
meaningful to you and your happiness.
especially meaningful as it displays overt and covert messages.
Walk through your home room by room and try to feel the energy
that your photographs art and sculpture conveys to you.
for you when it helps to express your hopes and goals in life.
Before you consider hanging a piece of art be aware of the
message it is conveying and if this is a message that you
want to look at during this time of your life. For example,
if you are experiencing a rocky relationship you donít want
to look at a painting that has a picture of a storm. A better
choice would be a scene in nature with a beautiful stream
or perhaps you would choose a picture of two people holding
is expressed in color line and form. Have you ever pondered
about the colors in nature and why they express certain colors?
green helps you to feel alive and stimulated. In nature it
is the color of chlorophyll that helps things to grow. It
affects you as it makes you feel alive and stimulates you
toward positive action.
the blue of the sky shows you the mystery of the self. The
color blue contains the shortest wavelength of all the colors
of the spectrum; it does not call to you or pull you toward
it. It is color that conveys a sense of mystery. It has a
cool distant sense about it.
red says stop and notice who I am. It has the longest wavelength
in the spectrum and it is a common color in beautiful tropical
flowers. Red is stimulating color. It inspires you to do what
you need to do.
brings into focus your perceptions of the sun. It is a sunny
color that inspires you to have happy thoughts and hope for
the future when it seems dim. It lights up your space and
encourages you toward hopeful thoughts.
your artwork more closely and evaluate their messages before
you put them up in various areas of your home. Decide if the
messages that they convey are appropriate for the areas in
which they reside.