Metaphorically, we are all on a pilgrimage – on the journey of life, to discover the truth of our own authenticity. It often takes on the form of traveling to sacred places that call to us and... More > are in our inner and outer landscapes. In this series of fifty full color collages, Pilgrims’ Journey, Donnalynn Chase has incorporated sacred images of various ancient religions and cultures, many which don’t exist anymore.
To complete her art-making journey of assembling these fifty collages in fifty days, Donnalynn has shared her research on each collage element in this book. This collected information expands and enriches the meaning of each art piece.
The Pilgrims’ Journey was created by donnalynn consciously trusting intention and synchronicity to make meaningful compositions. The vintage images of each collage were not arbitrarily selected and used to create something pretty. The seemingly random pieces collide and integrate to reveal how personal and universal spiritual traditions can and do merge.< Less
This is the first collection of Stan White's ink drawings to ever be published. The drawings chosen by the editor, Donnalynn Chase, capture the essence of Soto Zen practice. Not only are his sumi-e... More > "cartoons" skillfully composed, they are insightful tidbits of the early days of Zen in America. The forty-two black and white drawings by Stan White contained in this book span from 1978 to 2008 and depict numerous aspects of practice. Kobun Chino Otogawa Roshi, White's teacher, helped to establish the majority of the temples reflected in the drawings . Whether or not you are a Zen student, chances are that you will enjoy the candor and spirit of Stan White's Zen drawings.< Less