wandering soul

VICTORIA PETTELLA

~VICTORIA PETTELLA ~ PHOTOGRAPHY ~ ART ~WORD~ IMAGERY & EXPLORATORY SEEDS

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A natural draw to the experimental side of things

Sparked by an Explorative & curious nature; I love the Experimental & Intuitive side of creativity. Creation is always awake, it lives uncaged & free, no rules to follow, only new seeds to explore.
I love all that is unusual & mysterious . I find connection & meaning in all that is imperfect, flawed & strangely-beautiful. I am drawn to the unseen, the ethereal-soulful essence of both light & dark, the spirit of nature, the seasons of transformation, patterns of creation and finding hidden magic in ordinary things.
~victoria pettella~

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artist *) O ( * l u n a t i o n s * ) film~digital~experimental

seeds of creativity

Themes of transformation & transiting through cycles of life, breath, death & healing seem to seep into my work. Nature, creation and the ever-morphing seasons are a constant guiding force & inspiration.
~victoria pettella~

visual potions ~by candlelight

visual potions ~by candlelight

welcome*

welcome*
analog/film~digital~experimental / visual art, design, projects & collabs

shadows & souls

shadows & souls

s e a s o n s

The seasons will tell us
when to bury our winged
when to unearth our song
& when to untangle the dreaming things ~
victoria pettella~

welcome beautiful souls

A deep love for the strange & unusual. Drawn to the soulful, poetic; all that is flawed, broken & beautiful. Nature , the seasons and their transformative magic also weave their wild spirits through my words , art & creations. ~vpettella~

wander through the veil with me

a night of poems & black wings

a night of poems & black wings

To all the rare flowers

To all  the rare flowers

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Friday, October 13, 2017

poems waiting in the wistful dark




poems waiting in the wistful dark








































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HAPPY FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Forest of Potions and more dark poems



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playing in Marfi's Haunted Land


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Monday, September 25, 2017

Autumn~Elemental poems




I sing with spells of Autumn's Breath
The elements guide me in Autumn's guise






Songs of Autumn~ Elemental poems







E A R T H
I am the magic egg inside the earth
my heart alive with black soil and golden seeds
I feel grounded in nature's spirit
anchored in strength... shining with beauty








A I R
I am the wings of a solitary being
I sparkle like a starling reaching for the cosmos
I feel one with the universe
my song, a pulse
and I follow where the winds will lead me








F I R E
I am the labyrinth of the sun
like wisdom
I ignite a thousand Kings and Queens
with flames of beauty and poems of light
I am the realm of infinity
the kiss beneath the Twilight








W A T E R
I am the drowning moon
alive in the Magic of sacred knowledge
and flowing with the current of inspiration
changing all things to silvers
divining the current toward the Eternal within








E T H E R
I am spirit
Immortal,  Awake
Empowered with Love
and Wielding the Powers
of Transformation and Magic







I Am Autumn
I have become burning orange vapors
escaping my shell
I am shifting within myself
and the sparking layers
fold and bend ...taking me
through veils of creation
through corridors of Mists
I Surrender
to the Beauty of Death
and toward the new Life
Standing before me..
I am Autumn
The Immortal seed
~victoria pettella~








Thanks for your sweet visit
Enjoy the beauty and magic of Autumn in all elements
Victoria


*originally posted on spells of infinity 2011

Saturday, September 16, 2017

poems for darkened rooms and candlelight

























( more from : a beheading of swans)





 Victoria



Thanks for your sweet visit
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Playing with the Magical Marfi 
for Haunted Humpday 
( every wednesdays, but I am late this week)



Thanks to Marfi
and letting us play in her Haunted Land
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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Inbetween passage~ Summer to Autumn




Inbetween Passage~ Summer to Autumn





We walk an inbetween passage....a  metamorphic transit; 
from a dying Summer to Autumn's embrace



Summer has given many gifts
of life, blooms and neverending beauty.
Autumn will bring deep magic and an eternal Harvest.

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The last breath of Summer's Dream









  Enjoy the last spell 
of Summer's spirit,
and here's to the New 
Autumnal Magic arriving..
Victoria





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A Deep Love for Creative Exploration

Creating imagery for me is a visual journey,
a way to explore & express hidden stories, inbetween worlds, visions & soul-dreams. I am sparked by the Experimental , Explorative and intuitive side of things. Every experience teaches me..it shapes me and calls me towards something invisibly new. ~victoria pettella ~

where I have been lately *dream with me here

Poems seeking light

Poems seeking light

moonlit flora spells

moonlit flora spells

VICTORIA PETTELLA ~

A Visual Archive of Meditation and Dreams.
A place to Experiment and Journey with Exploratory Seeds

visual potion~ sun, shadow & strings

visual potion~ sun, shadow & strings

A natural draw to the experimental side of things..

Sparked by an Explorative and curious nature; I love the Experimental & Intuitive side of creativity. Creation is always awake, it lives uncaged and free, no rules to follow, only new seeds to explore.
I love all that is unusual & mysterious . I find connection & meaning in all that is imperfect, flawed & strangely-beautiful. I am drawn to the unseen, the ethereal-soulful essence of both light & dark, the spirit of nature, the seasons of transformation, patterns of creation and finding hidden magic in ordinary things.
~victoria pettella~

weaving souls and stories

weaving souls and stories
analog/film~digital~experimental photography, visual art, design, projects& collabs

sacred spaces~

sacred spaces~

sunlit souls

the witches feast ~ romantic still life

the witches feast ~ romantic still life

a spell that tranforms

a spell that tranforms
nature

** symbolic visions **

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Nature is a Meditation

Nature is a Meditation

wander with me

wander with me
analog/film~digital~experimental / visual art, projects & collabs

spells & dreams

she is moon..

she is moon..

one night the stars... let me in

Autumn' sLight

Autumn' sLight

poeme

poeme

ritual

ritual

ash and seed

ash and seed

uncaged & free

uncaged & free

spark~illumination~transformation

spark~illumination~transformation

Creative Encounters & Kindred Spirits

I love to meet and connect with fellow creatives! I have a deep appreciation for all artists, creative thinkers, unique souls.
While my nature is mostly introverted and I thrive as a hidden -solitaire, I have found connecting with other creative-spirits to be profoundly nourishing and deeply magical in ways my soul understands. To those I have met along the way that have enriched my life with your art-music-writing-creations-passion-energy-open-mindedness....I thank you immeasurably ! and to those I have reconnected with..thank you for giving me a sense of community in a world I always felt on my own in. Thank you for these creative encounters, they have transformed me.

solitary world

solitary world

the unseen

the unseen

releasing the shadows and returning to light

releasing the shadows and returning to light

visual poems..

sunskulls & wolf-bones ~ a cave of songs & poems

sunskulls & wolf-bones ~ a cave of songs & poems

new soul

new soul

portals & time travel

portals & time travel

ghosts of introversion

ghosts of introversion

sacred key

sacred key

soul wisdom

soul~sacred connection

soul~sacred connection

v i s i o n s

v i s i o n s

where I belong~ arms of the infinite

where I belong~ arms of the infinite

welcome to my hidden realm

welcome to my hidden realm

sometimes you must walk alone

sometimes you must walk alone
sacred journeys of the soul~ self-portraits of healing & transformation

dreaming seeds

dreaming seeds

Connecting & Creating

Connecting & Creating

Dark Blooms

Dark Blooms

first love ~ and the freedom to create

I think every child at some point has first picked up a camera, (toy or real) and fell in love with that special magic. I was always fascinated by black & white photos, polaroids & old pictures in family albums. In my teens I began my adventure with photography, then again in my 20's, I played in the darkroom developing film & creating prints, this is probably when I fell more deeply in love with it all.

I had a Pentax camera given to me from my older brother that I carried everywhere I roamed, shooting film wherever my spirit took me. I always explored on my own, (with a little bit of knowledge in my pocket) plus my intuitive nature guiding me in my own way to learn more and to seek and experiment in new ways. I love both analog and digital but my heart belongs in the darkroom.

I truly don't follow any rules, I like to feel free and uncaged and instead feel inspired to create in whatever way I feel guided in each moment...chasing seeds and visions is a journey afterall ! I love to feel my way through the Unseen, it is how we discover hidden realms and new strands to weave with.

Wherever you are on your adventure, be true to your own creative nature & follow your artistic-spirit as it speaks to you ..explore, have fun..keep creating and experimenting from your soul. Keep questing, take risks, indulge your unique-instincts and allow your artistic freedom to naturally unfold itself to you. ~victoria pettella~

guitar-flora

guitar-flora

Meditations of Healing~Magic~ Visionary-Creatrix

Meditations of Healing~Magic~ Visionary-Creatrix

you were always meant to be free

you were always meant to be free

colors

colors

lilac memory~reflections

gothic spell

gothic spell

silent poet

sun-shadow

sun-shadow

weaving the seasons of my soul

weaving the seasons of my soul

Creatives Connecting ..

Creatives Connecting ..
Collaborations/ Projects & Seeds

Driftworld

Driftworld

l i l a c

l i l a c
m e m o r y

u n v e i l

u n v e i l

a u r a

a u r a

The Bird whispered to the stone

The Bird whispered to the stone

The Secret Realm

The Secret Realm
What is behind the door of shadow and light...

the individual

the individual