Tree tales

For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand… Continue reading

Cigi Pals [2 print]

What’s your ARTtitude 2day? I’ve been clearing and cleaning along this autumn cleansing & so did my pals. They’ve walked out of their photographic backgrounds into to the void of empty pages & screens… Continue reading

Rarefacções

Visuals made for a poetry & double bass piece. Music and words by Pedro Campos.

Reignite Action for Development

Reignite, is a charity which aims to enable communities to develop and achieve their full human, social, economic and cultural potential through sustainable, local and culturally accepted projects. I have designed their visual identity and created… Continue reading

Ds WAY

Ds WAY has been many ways and recently it went away to give place to Ds heARTworks. Between 2007 and 2015 I brought together friends, artists and curious in an online jam, a platform… Continue reading

A man & his bike

A man, a bicycle and everything in between. It was a lot of fun illustrating the world of Paddy Waters. I was given all freedom plus wonderful inspiration from his photos and tales.… Continue reading

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    The shape of water

    The shape of water

    Be like water. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. #WorldWaterDay #BeWater #WhyFollowWhenYouCanFlow

    Spring has Sprung

    Spring has Sprung

    There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring All photography by d.

    N0body REmembers YourSelf as Your Body

    N0body REmembers YourSelf as Your Body

    The body remembers, the bones remember, the joints remember, even the little finger remembers. Memory is lodged in pictures and feelings in the cells themselves. Like a sponge filled with water, anywhere the flesh is pressed, wrung, even touched lightly, a memory may flow out in a stream. Clarisa Pinkola Estes in “Women who run […]

    Reignite Love everywhere

    Reignite Love everywhere

    Quote & illustration by d.

    Winds of change

    Winds of change

      When the winds of change blow, some build walls while others build windmills. Chinese Proverb Illustration above and video below by d  

  • Wildcrafting: Wildcraftings

    Happy New Solar Year & Spring Day

    Happy New Solar Year & Spring Day

    May we attune to the natural cycles and embrace our wild nature like blooming flowers.

    Glossary of medicinal properties

    Glossary of medicinal properties

     A Adaptogens: Herbs that help us adapt to stress by supporting the adrenal glands, the endocrine system, and the whole person. Examples are ginseng root, nettle leaf, sarsaparilla, licorice root, and ashwagandha. Alterative: (Sanskrit: Parivartakas or Rakta Shodhana Karma ) These herbs alter or change a long-standing condition by aiding the elimination of metabolic toxins. […]

    Sage (Salvia officinalis)

    Sage (Salvia officinalis)

    Sage (Salvia officinalis) is a perennial, evergreen subshrub, with woody stems, grayish leaves, and blue to purplish flowers. Salvia (sage) is the largest member of the mint family, containing over 900 species throughout the world. The name Salvia (“salviya”) derives from the Latin salvere (“to feel well and healthy, health, heal”), the verb related to […]

    Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

    Oregano (Origanum vulgare)

    Oregano means “mountain joy,” and was revered as a symbol of happiness by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Oregano is a perennial herb, growing from 20–80 cm tall, with opposite leaves 1–4 cm long. Oregano will grow in a pH range between 6.0 (mildly acidic) and 9.0 (strongly alkaline) with a preferred range between 6.0 and […]

    Wildcrafting

    Wildcrafting

    Wildcrafting is a term for the age-old practice of collecting plant materials in their natural habitat for food, medicine, and craft. It is a direct connection to our past. When we practice wild crafting we follow the footsteps of our ancestors, we reflect their deep connection to Nature and there dependence on her. Wild crafting is […]

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