This map was originally drawn in 2004. Thus this stamp celebrates the 10th anniversary of the map.
The map was mentioned in a book, published recently, which is in print and available from Amazon.com The book was edited by Carole Cusack and Alex Norman. They talk about how there are Theosophical elements in my map's presentation, which is quite true, as I had studied the works of Helene Blavatsky on lost continents. Also influential in my approach to the Atlantis question were a number of classical metaphysical books relating to the mileau of Mt. Shasta. A Dweller on Two Planets by Frederick Spencer Oliver. Unveiled Mysteries by Godfre Ray King.
Also influential was Charles Leadbeater's book, The Masters and the Path, a Theosophical text which discussed the question of Shambhala as well as subterranean archives preserved by the spiritual masters involved in human evolution. From this text in particular I deveoloped the idea of the Cave of the Masters, which appears on my Atlantis map. However the local folklore of Mt. Shasta has given birth to the widely diffused concept of subterranean dwellings of the Masters, which concept has appeared in many books, lectures, etc. and which today is widely accepted in the Mt. Shasta metaphysical community.
I lived at Mt. Shasta back in the 1950's as a child.
Below is an image of Cusack and Norman's book, which mentions me and my metaphysical maps on page 119.
LOONEZZI AIR COMMAND
faux postage stamp 2015 Eric Whollem cyper stamp copyright by the artist
JOIN THE NEW FAUX POSTAGE STAMPS GROUP ON FACEBOOK
The text of the online description of this group tells what the group is all about: WELCOME! This group is open to all interested in philatelic sidelines such as poster stamps, cinderellas, local posts, revenue stamps, micronational stamps, charity labels, toy stamps, bogus stamps, forgeries, artistamps, postoids, cyberstamps, and faux postage stamps especially.
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ERIC'S BLOG SEARCH
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MY GOOGLE PHOTO ALBUMS: Sculpture, Paintings, Digital Art, Stamps.
Click on above photo to access files. These images were formerly known as Picasa Web Albums. An archive of images used on Blogger.
NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBAL STAMPS
This link will take you to a philatelic article about Native American stamp issues.
ALBUM OF CYBER ART STAMP COVERS
These covers are paraphilatelic digital fantasies. Click on image above to access this album.
FIGURATIVE CERAMIC SCULPTURE: Hand Built Creations by Eric Whollem
'Seated Figure.' Oxides on white earthenware clay. Click on this image to view my posts on sculpture.
EARTH PIGMENTS GATHERED IN NATURE: earth paints used in painting and ceramic sculpture
'The Brothers' by Eric Whollem. This painting was painted with a stick brush. I used milk glue as a binder. This image is a link to my posts on earth painting.
MIXED MEDIA PAINTINGS
'Garden of the Turtle' by Eric Whollem. This image is a link to my posts on figurative abstraction.
CONCOW MAIDU LORE: Faux postage stamps from Maidem Kodom
Spirit of the Deer Man: 'Nem Sumi' or 'Big Deer' by Eric Whollem. An earth painting showing a shamanic mythographic image. This icon is a link to my gallery of Concow Maidu cyberstamps.
GEOMETRIC ABSTRACTIONS: nonrepresentational visions from the twentieth century
'Box Blocks' by Eric Whollem, 1981. Gouache and found earth pigments on paper. Image links to my gallery of abstract art.
MYTHOGRAPHIC SCULPTURE: A post on Myth as it is used by sculptors and artists
'Bean Sidhe' a Goddess figurine by Eric Whollem. This image is a link to the article above.
CONCOW MAIDU FAUX POSTAGE STAMPS: cyberstamp editions from Maidem Kodom
'Ooti, the Acorn' by Eric Whollem; Concow Maidu Language and Culture. This image is a link to my Maidu artist stamp gallery.
ALBUM OF CERAMIC SCULPTURES
This album shows the range of sculptural art that I have created over the years. Click on photo to access the album.
'Stratosphere' by Eric Whollem
THE KING OF THE WOOD: an earth painting celebrating the legendary King of Nemi
This painting from 1974 was painted in natural earth pigments, charcoal, and ash paint on panel. The subject of the painting is the guardian of the Golden Bough. This image is a link to my post on this painting.
'The Divine Expression' by Eric Whollem. This image is a link to my posts on Expressionism.
VILA/ A figurative ceramic sculpture rooted in images of Bird Woman from ancient Eastern Europe
'Vila' by Eric Whollem, a ceramic interpretation of mermaid lore from the Adriatic Sea. This icon links to my post.
CYBER ART MAIL/ Eric Whollem
This link takes you to my new blog for my fantasy stamp covers and postcards. Virtual cancellations. Fantasy postal markings. Unusual mail courier systems.
ARTISTAMPS for the New World: Visionary Metaphysical Art
A faux postage stamp from the United Aethernet Nations, a micronational organization dedicated to world peace. This stamp will take you to my 'Aethernet Stamps.'