|Introduction||Chelsea Rose Rippel grew up on the boardwalk of Venice Beach, California immersed in an eclectic network of folk and outsider artists. Chelsea began her art instruction at the Venice Arts Mecca, a community based art program for local under represented youth. Now creating within her cozy home studio space located in Portland Oregon; Chelsea specializes in acrylic painting, pen and ink illustration, surrealist portrait photography and body painting. The nature of Chelsea’s art is highly psychedelic, often reflecting her fascination with ancient lore, mystical creatures, the sacred feminine, metaphysical and paranormal theory.|
|Interests||Metaphysics, aliens, faery, fae, mermaids, politics, music, corsets, drumming, shamanism, peace, love, paint, tea, ink, art, photography, dreams, herbs|
|Favorite Movies||The Mirror Mask, Alice in Wonderland, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Spirited Away, the Dark Crystal, Beetlejuice|
|Favorite Music||Elysian Fields, Culture, Cat Power, Portishead, Sole, rasputina, radiohead, Chris Vrenna, Billie holiday, Tom Waits, Dezarie|
|Favorite Books||Authors: Behold a Pale Horse by William S. Cooper, The Shamanic Drum: A Guide to Sacred Drumming by Michael Drake, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol, Sabriel (Abhorsen) by Garth Nix, DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman MD, The Majestic by Whitley Strieber, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Hunter S Thompson|
Are you dreaming?