Contemporary artist specializing in full spectrum painting, mural, animation and digital hybrid art.

ink poetics

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All I can do is feel my heart

Send it Love

Letting negative thougts drift away

Continue on

Carry on without carrying indignities

that lead so many astray

Remember to love someone who does not love themselves

for we must be willing to love anyone

especially those whose hearts hurt and
whose feelings go unheard

walk the path

heart be bright

walk on towards the rising light

(from hälts Moleskine journal of heart and ideas)


Ink moleskine heart doodle to go with poetics 


Author: hälts

Mahaloness is an art blog documenting the inner spirit and artist journey of Shane Haltman, also referred to as 'hälts'. He lives, breathes and makes art in Canada. Hälts often travels to remote and exotic locations to produce community spirit murals and paintings using available materials. He is unconventional in his approach to art and chooses unique projects and sometimes they choose him. He is known for guerrilla lawn art shows, painting helmet art for a Canadian Olympic Athlete, and once painted a magic bus out of this world. Mostly he is human as anyone else, however very driven and disciplined with respect to his artistic practice. He has experience working with the bereaved and helping people who are experiencing, or who have experienced trauma in their lives. He also enjoys working with the youth and passing on his wisdom, usually in the form of art jams. Hälts is a full spectrum artist, living and breathing art, as a daily practice, in this mixed up beautiful world.

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