Mahaloness

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


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Coming Soon

I have been steadily falling out of the blogosphere which I do humbly apologise for. The words have been going into proposal writing and more proposal writing. This is a good thing. I want to take my art to new places and bring new ideas to life. I tend to also focus on producing work during the winter season, however this year has been a little different. Recently in the last couple months, I made a few new acquisitions to allow me grow my art business. I have not been giving as much attention to the business side as I would like. It has been a time of learning new ways to sell my art and art merchandise that I can put my stamp of approval on. Over the last decade I have tried various outlets to get my art out there, with some success and a lot of fails. However not one to quit, due to a stubborn nature, I have managed to learn a thing or three, and voila! It looks as though I am on a bit of a roll. There is some exciting things coming down the pipe; art shows, installations, and live art. I am planning an art pop shop and happening for the month of April in Calgary. The wheels are in motion and things are looking pretty good if I may say so myself. So with renewed vigour and a sense of inner happiness I will keep you very much in the loop! For now some images of past to present and a minomotion.

Coming Soon

For the last couple months I have been diligently working on a new website which will feature a selection of art items that will be for sale. I will offer unique art to you with quality in mind and made with 100% pure human spirit. As much as life serves up its fair share of challenges my art remains true to my inner light, and this is what I would like to share with you.

Thank you, hälts

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work flow

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halts art wearables coming soon!

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new hälts wearables coming soon!

Q: Where do I start, when there is no start line?

A: Take one step forward, there you go you started.

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The following images are a mix of new and old, as I consider renaming Mahaloness… I am thankful to have had the luxury to share my journey with you. One thing that can be said is I don’t try to fluff things up too much on my posts, I try to share my truth, for better or worse.

 

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hälts outdoor studio Maui 2012

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pylon study and a location arrow

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love lost

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twins 👯 hälts hybrid art featuring a new WIP painting 

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a cosmic space van

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new painting called ‘Regal’

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a blank wall (see next foot)

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hälts zicatela community spirit mural Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca Mexico

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the wounded healer 🧜‍♂️ watercolour

 

 


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BC explorations, 50th, paintings, words, 7 wearable art

First order of business is haltsART and Mahaloness have partnered up with RageOn! to make a variety of positively vibrant wearable art and many other products for the everyday. If you love haltsART and are a fan of the Mahaloness than perhaps this may interest you. I will be posting new designs regularly. here is a few options available now.

Mahaloness Store link, click here

Now that the business is out of the way lets celebrate my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary, for without them halts and Mahaloness would not exist, and to with the way things are today, this is a rare event indeed. So without further adieu my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary commemorative video by halts

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I have been in BC once again exploring the surroundings, getting inspired, doing some healing work, doing some garden work, hanging out with eagles, bear spotting, and working on the constitution (that is doing some restoration to the fundamental well being of this here author). I have seen my world turned upside down, and felt it was a good time to do some reflection and self work, and what better place to do that than BC, Canada, a place I have been blessed to spend half my existence in, and hopefully for many years to come.

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finding peace while reflecting during the Golden hour 

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BC dat dusk medicine

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eagle medicine. foto: BC, Canada explorations and my friend the bald eagle do what it does best.

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As above so below (parallel universes.) foto: BC, Canada

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spring flowers BC medicine

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‘Golden’ (surface water post sunset) foto: Columbia River BC

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‘stairway to the past’ foto document from interior BC explorations.

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purple pulse. (BC, Canada in bloom)

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‘from the brown comes purple.’ (BC, Canada in spring season.)

Lastly a rather new painting by halts called ‘INbetween’

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‘INbetween’ acrylic on wood c.2016 influences: Geography, Spirit, Haida, Rupert Sheldrake (morphic resonance), Sacred Geometry,Nature,ecology This painting is available for sale, please message Mahaloness for details.


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Many Thanks

Many Thanks to those who have been following Mahaloness over the years, as I near completion of my newest mural project I am feeling psyched, stoked and grateful for this life. In celebration of life here is a few fotos of recent work and special offer I have going on for the next 2 days (March 4&5) to get your own hälts wearable art item, bringing deep and meaningful art to you in a wearable form, see details below.

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💚’Goddess of Compassion Cashmere Silk Scarf’ (foto of a silk scarf with a painting called ‘White Tara for Agnus’ by ‘hälts’ the artist responsible for almost all of artwork featured here on Mahaloness)

Today and tomorrow I am offering a 20% discount on silk scarfs as well as some sweet ladies fashions with hältsART paintings printed on them (use this discount code: LNP-XVPED3Z). This is a global project from Paris to Karachi to Canada and beyond. You get to enjoy deep and meaningful art on your quality clothing made with care. Check it out in next 2 days (Sat&Sun) and get 20 % off purchases $75+
Here is the link to my little shop, collections will be made in small barches, keeping it limited edition and extra special.

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#artandfashion #wearableart #cashmeresilk #alloverprinting #hältsART #Mahaloness #inbetweenpaintsessions #makeit #calgaryartist #care #goddessofcompassion #Compassion #silk #wearart

Mahalo! Merci! Thank you! Gracias!

 

 


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minimally produced

For many years I have been painting wearable art for patrons who want something that is unique to them. The medium I use adds flexibility to the paint and once heat set lasts as long as any silk screen or digital print. This is what I would call a micro art business as I only make a run of one. So far I probably have around 200 hälts art wearables circulating the globe, ‘minimal produced’ seems fitting.

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osprey in flight, a bird I have observed since I was a kid

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something different

This is me drawing with a pencil although the graphite bound together with clay is replaced with digital numbers and logarithms; techno doodles animated on images of my very own one of a kind hand painted wearable art pieces, in this case a medicine wheel fedora. Something of note is that I do work in the film industry from time to time, mostly commercial advertisement, as a grip, which has funded the bulk of my artistic forrays, which I am very grateful for and although you would think I would want to work in the more creative departments (ie. art dept. or FX) or even an Ad agency for that matter, and to be honest I can’t really tell you why that it is, I just know I like to make art, and as long as I can make my art and whatever else I may be doing lends well to the art, than I am doing the right thing.

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enjoy. music made on garageband and using original samples collected in the least likely of speaces, something different.

and below is me working away, operating a crane with lights, a good friend and my boss took the panafoto, thanks JD-man:).

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Today I met a wolf

Today my post is dedicated to the wolf. It is my totem animal, this discovered on a trip to a shaman several years ago. In fact the shaman informed me at the time that I was a lone wolf. The shaman suggested I study the wolf, and go to places where wolves live. Well I did. I read about wolves, both fictional and non fiction. I explored wolf habitats, always on the lookout, sensing their presence but never actually encountering one. In my lifetime I have seen Golden eagles, buffalo/bison, and yes I have even had an extreme close encounter with a Grizzly bear. The only animal on the medicine wheel I have not seen with my own eyes is the wolf, until today. I went for a walk this afternoon, I was on the lookout for a bald eagle. In fact I went to a spot where they hangout and of course I didn’t see one. So I walked home, happy nevertheless, and wouldn’t you know it I see a wolf walking directly towards me down a road that runs through the small town where my parents live. To be honest I didn’t believe what I was seeing. I have been to some remote areas where there are wolves, but the only signs of wolves were prints left in the mud along a riverbank. As he moved towards me I froze in disbelief. Just as fast as I saw him a truck came around a corner which caused me to take my eyes off the wolf, and as soon as I turned around the wolf was gone. It is strange that in a human settlement, in broad daylight, that I would encounter my first wolf. It was as if I was walking towards a spirit, my animal spirit. Perhaps it was meant to happen this way. It makes me think that the harder I search for something, the less likelihood I will see what it is I am looking for. The universe is neither a friend nor a foe, it is a mystery revealing clues that are ultimately left for you and I to discern.
Fotomahaloness -the medicine wheel fedora I painted; the wolf and the buffalo positions are reversed, the client wanted it that way, just in case you are an expert in medicine wheels. Also a drawing I made of a wolf accompanied with images of wolf prints, the scenes of the today and the road where I met my totem companion.

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