L’Eclectique discovered the beautiful quotes shared by Dorna Karandish and then had the curiosity to know more about her intention and her artistry through her words. Dorna shares her moving story in her own words. Discover this beautiful artist and soul and don’t forget to spread the words and her galaxies vibes…
We are all made from the same energy but how we decide to use that energy is up to us, and sometimes we forget that we are all connected, and we should respect nature.
I was born in Shiraz, Iran. I moved to Saint Louis, Missouri 19 years ago with my family when I was 14. I have recently moved to Denver, Colorado to be closer to nature and Art. Growing up in Iran, I always watched my uncle who was a very respected professional artist, paint beautiful miniature oil paintings; it was so fascinating for me how he would paint such dreamy paintings as if they each had their own world. During my first year in high school, the very first class I ever took was a painting class, prior to that I had only done drawings but I wanted to learn how to paint and give life to whatever I was painting on a canvas using colors. That was the beginning of my love and adventure with oil painting, so I took a couple of classes at the university, but it was mostly me teaching myself how to paint by trial and error and practicing.
I feel like the society and the media have really changed people’s perception of connection, relationship, commitment, loyalty and honesty.
Unfortunately, in 2013, I lost my father and I was going through an emotional roller coaster and sadness. I started to read quotes and realized how they were shifting my mood and changing me to become a better person in every aspect of life. They were affecting me in a very positive way. In a few months, I realized how everyone is so disconnected, and how the world is filled with so much negativity, sadness, hate, cruelty and jealousy. I feel like the society and the media have really changed people’s perception of connection, relationship, commitment, loyalty and honesty. People have lost the value of those things; specially kindness, caring for each other and everything that has a soul whether it’s a plant or an animal. As a human being I wanted to do something to promote love, kindness and empathy. I believe everyone has some goodness and light in them and sometimes they just need to be reminded of that. I wanted to share love with the world, so I decided to create my own quotes website; I named it “galaxies vibes”.
We are all made of stardust and we are all connected; from the stars we see in the sky to the trees, the flowers, the birds, the bees and everything else in between. And I have a lot of empathy and love towards all of that.
For all of us to be here, there were stars that exploded, and we share the same consciousness. We are all made from the same energy but how we decide to use that energy is up to us, and sometimes we forget that we are all connected, and we should respect nature. We need to realize that all the trees, the flowers, the grass, the earth we walk on, everything has a soul and is sacred. We should appreciate all that beauty and have more empathy, emotions, feelings and respect towards all living beings. They are all here to teach us, but sometimes we humans are so ignorant and filled with ego. I wanted to remind people of our connection so they would treat each other better. My intention is to affect them by using beautiful and positive energy and the best way to do that for me was through words and my paintings.
I believe colors change your mood, your health, your mind as well as your perception.
Regarding my paintings, my mother always encouraged me to paint. Every time I shared an idea or my paintings with her, she was in awe and it made her smile. She always told me I need to paint more and that I need to bring my imagination to life. When I paint, I love using vibrant and calming colors because I believe colors change your mood, your health, your mind as well as your perception. It can make your soul happy or sad. I find inspiration in so many ways that it’s hard to pinpoint it. When an idea comes to me, I spend most of the day perfecting it in my mind, and without hesitation I start the process on canvas and they always turn out to be different than what I imagined. I have an overwhelming amount of ideas and concepts that are constantly bouncing in my head. Those ideas and thoughts inspire me to paint but I love to paint things that have souls and when you gaze into them, they speak to you. Each painting has its own story, but all my paintings are made with love. Sometimes, I just like creating pieces that I think are interesting or beautiful to look at without having deeper meaning behind it. I prefer that my audience create their own story and meaning looking at my art. I have so much to learn and to try that I will always be a work in progress, learning and experimenting with colors and paintings.
I want to make a difference in the world and to remind people the importance of self-love and valuing their own soul and life rather than wanting to be like all the influencers they see online.
I also like to share quotes, I love words that are uplifting, words that move you and awaken your soul. The words that enhance your self-love, self-worth and value. Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily life that we forget to love and heal ourselves. We search and seek things and people that we think are love instead of healing our own wounds, mind and working on ourselves to become love. I want to teach people self-love and healing through words. Most people don’t realize how strong and effective the words they use every day are. You can break someone, or you can build a whole kingdom just with words.
I want to make a difference in the world and to remind people the importance of self-love and valuing their own soul and life rather than wanting to be like all the influencers they see online. Once a person starts loving herself and being truly in tune with her higher self, she will stop worrying about what other people think and trying to be like them. We are all different and beautiful in our own way and most people forget that.
Words are extremely powerful and every word we use create a space, a memory and a vibration and if I can heal even one person out of millions of people that I have been reaching through social media in the past five years, my goal has been met and I’m forever grateful. I personally have been through a lot of negative experiences in life, but I used them as a stepping stone to change the world for the better rather than letting that negativity take me down. I want to inspire others, so they don’t go through pain and if they are in pain, I want to show them a path to change their life and mindset. I have been through failed relationships & friendships and I lost myself in the process of loving the wrong people, but those experiences taught me to truly love and care for myself. In life, you lose so much but if you take the love from that loss and let it grow into a beautiful garden of wildflowers, you can change the world.
My grandmother passed away last year and few months after I lost my mother, she was 54. I will forever be mourning their love and soul. They were my teachers and my first true love. I have lost almost every person I ever loved but I’m filled with so much love, care, empathy and emotions that I will forever share them with the world through words and paintings. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share a glimpse of my life story and the readers for reading it. Love & light to all the beautiful souls out there.
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