Tag Archives: Art By Saundra Elise Ziyatdinova

“Clermeil’s Flag”

A veve flag for Haitian water lwa General Clermeil, amongst a bundle of wild Roses!          My Veve knowledge here is from Le Grande Sorceror Bokor Marco and Societe La Vie!    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Der-Voodoo-des-Bokor-Marco/181304871903997?sk=photos_stream#!/photo.php?fbid=473004232734058&set=pb.181304871903997.-2207520000.1349070256&type=1&theater  

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“Up From The Island Below The Sea”

Vodou spirit General Clermeil rising from Guinea, the Island below the sea where all the Vodou spirits reside……

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“Sketching A Water Lwa”

    Preparing a new painting for Vodou water spirit Clermeil and creating my base colours to begin his picture! I am enjoying the Blue-ish Grey hazy skies and rains we have had in my city. So now I will create a scene … Continue reading

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“Spirit Near The River”

 General Clermeil is a lwa of Haitian Vodou that commands rivers and streams, he comes in the form of a European man. Clermeil is a spirit that “turns the tide,” he has the ability to make rivers flood and destroy … Continue reading

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“Innocent Blood II”

      Abortion is a mature and touchy subject for many people, even some grown adults can’t stomach it. But its a reality and decision many women make everyday. After years of thinking I couldn’t have children and never being … Continue reading

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“Innocent Blood”

Sketching myself thinking of my unborn child, and knowing I made the right decision for the both of us. Now I must move forward and heal from this difficult time.

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“Smiling Like A Cherub”

Bokor Marco of Deutschland and member of Vodou House Societe La Vie has placed me in an article section of his Vodou themed magazine!! I was interviewed by him for his magazine! I’m excited and flattered and in the process I’ve learned a bit of German so … Continue reading

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“Ti Jean Petro, Incendiary Soul”

Ti Jean Petwo Is a serpent spirit who dances in flames and consumes fiery things when in possession of a human body. In chromolithographs his traditional image used for worship is the Catholic St. John The Baptist, his special feast … Continue reading

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“The Tilted Gold Leaf Frame”

It Is St. John’s Eve! A special Voodoo Holiday in New Orleans, Louisiana everyone gathers to celebrate the day before the feast day of St. John The Baptist! Marie Laveau Glapion the world-famous Voodoo Queen of old New Orleans would hold her special ceremonies down at … Continue reading

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“Stanotte, Love Magick”

Stanotte Is a beautiful word, It means “Tonight” In Italiano, la bella lingua! I used to teach myself Italian because I planned on running away to Italy and living there and falling in love. I’m still in America and haven’t gone … Continue reading

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