Elsah Cort 🌀 Artist

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“For me, mandalas—making them and contemplating them—is a deeply spiritual experience. I am grateful to all the mandalic threads that have been woven into my  life—coming from so many human … Continue reading

March 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Following a trail…

Looking for words to describe the stitches that follow color and shape and pattern…layers upon layers that started out as a something that was photographed, losing its way within a … Continue reading

July 17, 2018 · Leave a comment


Making digital paintings to use as a background for new mixed media collages, I find myself diving deeper into the process and it’s getting harder and harder to know when … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Anatomy of a Digital Painting

“Handscape” digital painting © Elsah Cort The first image to emerge from this process…two more followed. “I See The Light” digital painting © Elsah Cort The second image to emerge … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment


The sun’s morning rays filtering over the hill tops reminds us we are always in motion. The earth turns on its axis as we go with it always. “Early Morning” … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Life Layers Itself

Thinking about the intense harvest full moon experience of yesterday…leads me to leap out of the box (or as Deepak Chopra says, “…throw away the box…”) for how I present … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Doing not much….

Studio time versus just every day living time. My studio is upstairs, I pass by it every time I come in my front door. I don’t go there every day. … Continue reading

June 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

Tree Bark

© Elsah Cort This is a new collage from photos taken in Crescent Meadow last week, visiting the monarch Sequoia tree that burned on my birthday in August, which now … Continue reading

November 22, 2009 · Leave a comment

Accidental landscape

How many computers does a real artist need?  At least more than one. [……visit the forest for another view……]

July 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

claiming the life of an artist…

Never have I felt connected to the title “artist” or used it as a way to describe me. I have been known to make stuff. I have made an series … Continue reading

June 19, 2009 · 3 Comments

Wesak Full Moon: Awakening the True Self

(The Wesak Full Moon is the first full moon after the sun goes into the astrological sign of Taurus, usually in May, sometimes in April. The full moon is at … Continue reading

May 8, 2009 · Leave a comment


I give up. What’s next? My grandfather, an earlybird pilot, Walter E. Lees, brought this buddha back from China in the 1940’s. I never got to talk to him about … Continue reading

May 7, 2009 · Leave a comment


So I moved a framed piece of cloth, a small part of a handwoven coverlet made in the 1700’s by one of my ancestors, from the place high on the … Continue reading

May 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

View from the clothes pins

Looking up the Kaweah River Canyon (deeper than the Grand Canyon ) toward Sequoia National Park with Ash Mountain looking sharp and rocky in the late afternoon on a Wednesday.  … Continue reading

May 6, 2009 · Leave a comment