No painting today, instead I turned my attention to doing some more study of alchemical symbolism, in particular Adam, the first man, who is used as a symbol of the prima materia in the alchemical process. The goal of alchemy is to reconstitute the elements into the original material from which God made the creation. Adam is symbolic of this as the microcosmic version of the creation.

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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