to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." ~ Thoreau
* Mind; the idea and/or concept.
* Body; representing the materials.
* Spirit; the love, passion, integrity and/or soul nature.
All these components working together
at a high level of sophistication and awareness
create a synergy, creating art that becomes
more than the sum of its parts.
These components translate to all art forms, read more about how I use this concept in my perfumes, specifically Chaparral™, on the Perfume Critic website.
Image top: "Grow with Us", at right "Chaparral". ©Greg Spalenka The Chaparral image was originally for created for a book cover, I was the model for this piece.