Inspired by The Secret of the Golden Flower, a Chinese Taoist classic about neidan (inner alchemy) meditation translated by Carl Jung.
This is a Symbolist work. Images from nature aren’t described for their own sake. They’re created to express that behind the physical world lay a spiritual reality. I’m trying to take something ineffable, such as a dream or vision, and give it form.
Images inspired by Jung’s translation.
John Clark Matthews lives on a mountain near Lake Arrowhead, California. During his early career, he created stop-motion children’s films. They sold well and won some awards, so Matthews was able to survive in the film world for thirty years. Ten of those years were at Sony Pictures ImageWorks where he learned CGI techniques.
Matthews is very promiscuous when it comes to artistic techniques and a complete atheist in regards to artistic styles. Combining CGI, traditional painting, drawing and photography in one picture is common for him. He likes to create little worlds with stories. He often he ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.