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St. Patrick's Day, Luck and Life; a Random Number Generator for Your ART IDEAS

In today's fast paced and digital world, we may tend to overlook some small things that could bring us luck in our everyday lives. In practicing good artistic habits we also learn how to develop traditions and systems to creating art. Sharing, presenting art should involve thinking about the subject matter of art. Why are you using that particular subject matter? What does it mean to you?


Knowing the meaning of your work, stories behind the subject matter helps the artist realize that these things, people and places have much to tell us and even LUCK to bring. Many people all over the world celebrate St. Patrick's day whom, St. Patrick himself used to give to others, expecting nothing in return. It is an Irish holiday and over the centuries since, the ideas of St. Patrick's became well known as the Shamrock Symbolizing the LUCK.




Many people find that other things can mean good luck. Many other cultures have traditions for luck, love, life and money. Many subjects that you find as everyday objects, or animals, can mean and represent different ideas and enduring ideas in other cultures other than your own. I recommend researching LUCK this month to find out what the following objects and subject

matter means to you.

Here is a list of items that I have found ring people luck:


Have a look at the list and for more explanation on each subject, go to 50 Good Luck Symbols and Signs From Around the World - Exemplore - Paranormal

TRY THE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR TO SEE WHICH ONE YOU GET THIS WEEK! (BELOW)

  1. Four-Leaf Clover (or something else nature that is extraordinary)

2. Cats (Maneki-neko Museum and Path of Cats - Things To Do | Visit Hiroshima)

3. A Bamboo stick ("said to bring luck in the form of happiness, long life, and wealth...")

4. A Dragonfly ("Dragonflies represent change...")

5. Rainbow ("a blessing across many cultures...")

6. Hummingbird ("North American, hummingbirds are considered healers...")

7. Alligators ("a symbol of luck and protection...")

8. Bats ("symbolize death and rebirth...")

9. Birds ("Central America, they represent love...")

10. Dolphins ("known as protectors...")

11.Frogs ("Australia believe that frogs brought the thunder and rain...")

12. Crickets ("dreams, crickets represent introspection...")

13. Dreamcatcher ("dreamcatcher means "spider," a symbol of protection and comfort...")

14. Pot of Gold ("material wealth or spiritual wealth...")

15. Red Lanterns ("Chinese lunar calendar is the Lantern Festival...")

16. Circles ("coming full circle" means completeness...")

17. Crescents ("a symbol of paradise..")

18. The Hand ("offering strength and protection...")

19. Heart ("The upside down triangle is also thought to have contributed to symbolism of the heart...")

20. Horn ("protects against the evil eye, encourages fertility, and prosperity, and is said to aid in connection to one's heritage...")

21.Keys("keys symbolize wealth, health, and love..")

22.Triangle("A triangle pointed up is symbolic of a strong foundation...")

23. Chimney Sweeps ("represent happiness, wealth, and luck...")

24. Kachinas ("immortal spirit beings that bring rain...")

25. Shooting Star ("make a wish after witnessing a shooting star and send it into the universe...")


NOW YOU CAN TRY YOUR LUCK!

Try your luck at the RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR: Try you LUCK OF

THE ARTIST

HERE: (below: random number generator and compare to the 25 LUCKY Subjects ABOVE)


Next, create!

  1. Creating something in a medium of your choice: Draw, Paint, Photograph, and 3D Art, Video, Play Music, and WRITE down your STORY of how you found your LUCK OF THE ARTIST

  2. Respond: Create a work, and write about the work, make notes, and take notes on what you may do again. Do a sketch of the work, so you remember how you made it.

  3. Connect: An entry in your ART JOURNAL about your story, NSSB, No Stigma Speaker's Bureau, and use your Mental Health Tools to express how you learn to connect your response to art.

  4. Presenting: Share your work with someone else. Share it on Facebook as a comment!



Pinterest: fsutorch.com; history of St Patrick


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List: 50 Good Luck Symbols and Signs From Around the World - Exemplore - Paranormal; https://www.exemplore.com/ledgends/goodlucksigns

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