7 Priceless Prescriptions For Health and Anti-AgingI got a phone call from Victor Forbes of Fine Art Magazine graciously asking me to do the illustrations of a book by Dr. Bill Akpinar. Victor and I have worked on projects together in the past and I of course was thrilled to take on the challenge.
What I didn’t know was that this book would have such a healing and powerful influence on me.
I had a deadline of 2 1/2 weeks to do 8 paintings plus a cover. I read the book and started a 2 week cleanse and created these illustrations during this time. I made my deadline. I felt fantastic.
Jaesen Kanter and I collaborated on the cover and on the illustration “Breathe like a monk”. They flew us to NY for the book signing and, as usual, MORE MAGIC!
Dr. Bill, Trish, Victor, Jamie, Rose…we love you and thank you for this amazing opportunity.
Cover art by Michele Bramlett and Jaesen Kanter
Breathe Like a Monk
“For breath is life and if you breathe well, you will live long on earth”
Sweat Like a Pig
“Both tears and sweat are salty, but they will produce different results.
Tears will get you sympathy and sweat will help you create change”
Grow Like a Plant
“The tree is very old, but I never saw prettier blossoms on it than it now bears.
That the tree grows new wood each year, like the apple tree, I try to grow a little wood each year”
Eat Like a Rat
“You know, once you muscle your way past the gag reflex, all kinds of possibilities open up.”
Laugh Like a Child
“A merry heart doeth good like medicine, but a broken spirit dryeth out the bones”
Sleep Like Lamb
“There is a time for many words, and there is a time for sleep”
Love Like and Emperor or Empress
“We don’t appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things- like being spanked every day by a middle aged woman- stuff you pay good money for later on in life”
Bonus Chapter 8
“A little something extra for you to contemplate…but first, change your genes!!!