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GeaAusten

Gea Austen
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I realised the Bio is mainly about my father..so this is about me..I have always painted,taken photos ..and I have done fractals since before I joined DA.

There used to be little newsgroups on the Internet and I belonged to them.

In between I spent years doing Tarot card counselling and was on the radio up to three times a week for over five years..doing live readings,I think the first person to do that.

The Radio actually forbids what they call "Divination" so it has to be made light hearted.

I gave someone the winning Lottery numbers and it meant I went on TV etc.

newspapers..

I returned to Art as it was something I have always loved.

Gea



My father made the first Peace/C.N.D. badges , I was with him helping him chose which design to use.. as a child prodigy I started painting when I was very young, but have never really been commercial.. but now I want the world to see my art..Someone asked me if I had ever put the CND sign in one of my designs//I have once,,

but I have a very different attitude to it than I think a lot of peope would expect,

My father was a real Purist,,

he loved simplicity, and black and white,

,. when the whole Peace movement developed,,

many years later, he absolutely winced at what was done to the sign

,, the embellishments of all kinds..

so I think I have copied him, we were extremely close,,

and I worshipped him..

he taught me to draw and paint ,, from when I was three,, and we used to sit together when he was making his pottery and talk about what he would do next.. and different designs etc. I have always felt the simplicity of the design is very beautiful,,, and enough in itself.. I'm glad the Peace movement have embraced the sign, and that people have made it their own.. the extraordinary popularity of the design is due to something I believe is quite sacred ... Gea Austen.



THE FILM ;THE SYMBOL OF PEACE'

vimeo.com/53623449


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As Good as it Gets,
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Linkin Park, this week
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The Blossom has been especially lovely this year..
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Just think its been so terrible, this coronavirus,, so many people suffering,, hope all my friends are staying well love from Gea xxxx
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Vogue has an article about experiencing Joy ... and I agree , its so important... my life has been hard for the last few years,, but the times I go to the beach,, look at my garden and talk to friends in invaluable and gives me joy.... maybe those moments,,and often they are just moments are very important and the essence of life ,, who knows ? What gives you pleasure ? I think the Coronavirus has been so terrible, and many people are sad ,, have lost loved ones , and in pain, so trying to give joy .. I love DA because I can share my artwork ,, and the friends I have made on here mean a great deal to me. I really don't think distance matters,, so much love to everyone reading this Gea xxxx
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northam

Streaks of Gold
Golden Sky tonight
Deep dark sea . at dusk
Sky at Dusk ... Torridge estuary 14.6.20
DAWN NORTH DEVON 16/10/2019
Feathery sky ,Cirrus clouds
Clouds over North Devon at Dawn
Global Warming 26.8.2018
sea mist north devon ..now
Dusk .North Devon .UK
Dusk .. North Devon
DUSK AT WESTWARD HO 2
DUSK 55
Pink Blue clouds
Summer dusk North Devon
Lundy View .North Devon .Unesco biosphere
The mist that drifts away at dawn
Amazing skies at Dawn, North Devon 2
THE HEAT OF THE DAWN OVER APPLEDORE
Amazing skies at Dawn, North Devon
NORTHAM ,SKY DAWN 2  North Devon
new dawn today... n.devon
THE DEVILS DAWN

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Thanks for the Lilac faves Gea, I just love lilacs so much :heart:

pleasure...so do I xxxxx

Thank you for your kindly favoriting.

Thank you a lot for the faves!