April 2021 New Moon Art Ritual
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A moon art ritual to help you claim your destiny on the new moon.
Moon Phase: New Moon
Suggested Month: Any
  • ink
  • watercolors or acrylic paints
  • black acrylic paint
  • dish soap
  • paintbrush
  • art journal page or 1 square of watercolor paper (I cut mine to each be 8″ x 8″)
  • compass
  • pencil
  1. Set a sacred space and prepare for your art ritual.
  2. Choose a page in your art journal or cut a square of watercolor paper.
  3. Draw a circle with a compass on your paper. Make sure it is large enough to fit the palm of your hand.
  4. Paint a light background.
  5. Dip your brush in paint or ink and draw counter clockwise circles along the outside of the circle. As you draw your counter clockwise circles think of the negative thoughts, beliefs or emotional triggers you want to release and let go.
  6. Call in the four directions and the 4 elements and anyone from your Spirit team you want to invite to support you by drawing symbols of them around the outer edges of your paper.
  7. Create a boundary around your circle by embellishing or defining the outer edge of the circle in some way. I dipped rope in black paint mixed with moon water and pressed the rope along the outer edges of the circle to make a print of the rope. Then I drew a snake body around it.
  8. Mix a little black acrylic paint with a bit of dish soap. This will help it wash off easier.
  9. Paint the palm of your hand.
  10. Press the palm of your hand inside your circle so you have a print of your palm.
  11. Highlight the most prominent lines on the palm of your hand by painting them with a bright color.
  12. Now for the fun part (as if getting your hands dirty wasn't already fun). Pretend you are a palm reader who is studying the lines and decide what you want each line on your palm to mean about your future.
  13. Make fantastically wild and magnificent predictions that describe your dreams coming true.
  14. Draw an arrow to each line and beside it write your prediction.
  15. End with a prayer of gratitude.
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Recipe by Dana da Ponte, Intuitive Readings + Women's Circles | Combining art, ritual & moon magic to help women emotionally and spiritually nourish themselves! at https://danadaponte.com/new-moon-april-2021-art-ritual/