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Sister Sun, Brother Moon

In welcoming the upcoming Solar Eclipse, we are sharing another beloved theme description written by Laurel Burch. May this story find its way to your heart and give you inspiration today. By Laurel Burch  The myths and magic of the celestial worlds are captured here in imagery of suns, moons, and showers of shimmering stars. Painted in my signature color palette, the warm sensuous colors of a tropical sunset to heavenly silvers and blues, the mystical beings depicted have human eyes and growing spirits, created to shine upon all beings on the earth below them. For thirty years, I have been compelled to draw and paint suns and moons, inspired by the thought that they are shared by every human being...

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Ocean Songs

Fans often share their Laurel Burch stories with us. They tell us their personal experiences with the artist, and also the stories behind how they came to own a Laurel Burch treasure. Through this series, we hope to return the magic and deepen your love for Laurel's artwork by sharing the stories behind her themes, using her words.  Here you'll read Laurel's intentions behind Ocean Songs, a theme that appears in some of our most popular items: journals, mugs and bags. We hope you enjoy reading about "Mikayla," the sea goddess.  By Laurel Burch: In love with oceans and seas , their boundless mystery intrigues and inspired me endlessly. The designs and paintings for this collection are soulful Mediterranean blues and deep indigos,...

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