Have An Awesome New Year!

coverHappy New Year!

Kai: I am very excited to present my new short story for the New Year! This short story/poetry novel is about a spirit who continues to live on no matter what troubles it faces in it’s many bird lives. It was of course inspired by the avians in my life, but the idea for the tale came to me when I was listening to the empowering song, “Fully Alive” by Flyleaf. With that, I added much of my awaiting poetry to the abstract story to make it complete. However, the birds did not seem to think it was complete – A day after finishing this book, a sparrow hit our window and perished in my hands (which I have never experienced before). This moment was somber, but surreal – I took it as a sign that this story will continue to craft me, and others who care to read it. That is my hope, anyway.

I am very proud to share this book, as it is more full-length than much of what I’ve shared so far. So I hope you too, will face your phoenix this year, and claim the kind of life that is rightfully yours.

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In addition to kicking off the New Year with this new book, we at Sacred Visions Studio have many plans for this year. As I did last year, I would like to once again, release one digital book a month. Arianna plans to try one new recycled craft project each month, and share it with you all. And Avery continues to develop awesome new animations/film projects.

We of course have much more than just these plans going on, and we hope to share as much of it as we possibly can.

We wish everyone a beautiful new start, and a happy, healthy, inspiring, New Year!

Winters and Summers: Poetry Book

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Winters and Summers, the Beauty of Emotions captured in Poetry, is a collection of prose depicting the complexity of emotions. I’m very pleased to finally share these pieces, as some of them are many years old now.

The photography I picked to be featured in this book, was all shot in Florida.

Photos and poetry by Kai, digital designs by Avery.

Read Winters and Summers here!

Waking the Sky | Short Motion Graphic Animation

This is a little project i worked on over the course of a few weeks. I love space/surreal themed art if you didn’t already know. If I don’t know what I want to create, my default thing to go to is almost always space themed art.

This project was created inside of the blender 3d software.

I had a lot of fun creating this animation, especially the music and sounds, I think it feels really immersive! Enjoy!

-Avery

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New Poetry Book-Life Line: The Magic That Keeps Us Going

 

CoverOur next poetry installment is here! And this time, it is a collaboration! “Life Line” features art and poetry from both Arianna and I, and of course, Avery’s brilliant digital design.

This collection is specifically themed for fantasy and mythical creature lovers, so we hope you enjoy the creativity!

READ HERE!

-Kai

The Creation of the Wakulla County Extension Office Courtyard Mural

On August 7th, 2019, at the Wakulla County Extension Office in Wakulla County, Florida, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the unveiling of their courtyard mural. The mural was designed and painted by us here at Sacred Visions Studio, Arianna, Kai, and Avery Nakashima along with additional help from multiple volunteers.

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Bird Art Creations

Here is a small collection of bird-themed art pieces I wanted to share. Hope you enjoy!

Fully Alive
This water color image depicts both the beauty and harshness of change. This painting wasn’t really about birds, but rather a spirit that can’t stop coming back.

I hope to¬† have a poetry novel about the story of this picture, finished soon. I titled this painting, “Fully Alive” after the beautiful song, “Fully Alive” by the awesome rock band, Flyleaf. It was this song that evoked the image.

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