Journal 6 questions how we, as individuals, view growth, measure will-power, and how pushing personal limits can translate into overcoming extreme challenges that are sometimes thrust upon us in everyday life. Blending traditional media and found items from nature, images consist of both visual expression and physical substance from the landscapes themselves.
“Welcome Back”is a re-awakening as an artist and a human being. These pages, filled with illustrations, musings and poems is meant to evoke a spiritual arousal; a sense of openness to what we usually shelter our minds and bodies from.
This photo essay was published on a blog called “Tales of Wander” by a clothing and gear company called HAVAIII Co. Venturing out to Rainier National Park meant hopping on a 6-hour flight from New York, and then embarking on a 5-hour round trip drive from Tacoma. This may seem a bit much for a day-hike, but to me, it was entirely worth it.