The Extraordinary Time of Jay Parnell David Jon Kassan: Painting a Different Kind of Beautiful The Inexplicable Paintings of Rafel Bestard Little Deaths: Spain's Miguel Angel Moya Paints Creatures Under Glass ASTROBLAST: How Citizen Science is Increasing Our Understanding Of the Universe Making A Difference: Community Visionaries We Were All Women in the Womb: Icelandic Drag Performers On Feminism and Free Expression The Visitation | 18 x 18 | Ali Cavanaugh Just Be Yourself, You Are Wonderful: Modern Fresco Painter Ali Cavanaugh On Finding Forgiveness and Freedom Handsome Devils: Alessandro Tomassetti on Painting the Sensual Man "Beauty Is Not Perfection, It Is Sublimating the Imperfect": Interview with Helene Delmaire, France Maya | Stanka Kordic For Beauty's Sake: Interview with Croatian-American Figurative Painter Stanka Kordic Something Lost, Something New: Interview with Painter Maya Kulenovic

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Just over eight years ago I launched Combustus on-line arts and literary magazine. My dream: to create a unique vehicle for artists and visionaries from all genres and all over the globe to inspire and learn from one another.

Deanna Phoenix Selene
Editor-in-Chief

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The Natural Tension Between Creativity and Constraints

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Steve Sapienza: Emmy award-winning news and documentary producer

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Among Musicians: distinctly different artists share one lovely thing in common

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The Uber-Representational Paintings of John Brosio

Milo Klaassen

Milo Klaassen, photographer, Nijmegen, Netherlands

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Amanda Shelsher, Western Australia: Carving Out Shelter, Motherhood, Home…

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Ian Gamache: Outsider Artist

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Aron Wiesenfeld, Narrative Painter: Don’t Look Now, But We’re No Longer On Solid Ground

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Is Writing Poetry Akin to Taking a Shamanic Journey? Interview with Ruth L. Schwartz, Ph.D.

"Combustus feels like an expression of my soul, it hearkens to a greater need within me.."
~ April

 

"From the captivating interviews to the stunning art forms, I find myself feeling very invigorated every time I visit the site. Thanks so much for the quality of work you share on here."
~Beth

Thank you very much Deanna! The quality of your Magazine is amazing and I'm delighted to collaborate with you. I love your work. Best regards!!
~Miguel Angel

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