Winter Wonderland. Photography


A Place Called Home

A place called home was found high in the Black Forest in September 2016. A perfect place for solitude, to absorb the tranquility of nature and grandeur of the Universe, alone but not lonely.
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Wanderlust

Geneva International Playground

Geneva is a delightful international playground with all its captivating charms from crystal clear water, generous open space, gastronomy delights, St. Pierre Cathedral, Reformation Wall to Palais des Nations.
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Cultural, Environmental, Photography, Portfolio, Wanderlust | 24th March 2018

Solitude ~ the state of being alone without being lonely

Solitude ~ the state of being alone without being lonely.
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Photography, Portfolio, Spiritual Journey, Wanderlust | 6th February 2018

Mesmerizing Colours of Autumn

Colours of Autumn in the Black Forest
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Environmental, Photography, Portfolio, Wanderlust | 15th October 2017

Dom Sankt Blasien

“For many are invited but not all are chosen.” Matthew 22:14 Built in 1783 St Blasien Cathedral’s dome, spanning 36m, is one of the largest in Europe. On impulse I attended the Sunday mass on 15 October 2017. To my delight, the priest was celebrating his 50th year of service. A very special mass, I was very blessed to be there.
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Cultural, Photography, Portfolio, Spiritual Journey, Wanderlust | 15th October 2017

Berlin ~ The Cultural Melting Pot

Multicultural, freedom and creativity, Berlin has it all!
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Cultural, Environmental, Photography, Portfolio, Wanderlust | 16th July 2017

Hirschsprung ~ The Leap of Faith

A Black Forest legend, perched 800 m above the narrowest point of the Höllental, Hirschsprung represents the legendary leap of faith of a hunted dear which driven by fear of death, jumped the gorge from the hunter to safety. Discovered in adversity, Hirschprung gives faith to carry on.
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Photography, Portfolio, Spiritual Journey, Wanderlust | 11th November 2016

A Place Called Home

A place called home was found high in the Black Forest in September 2016. A perfect place for solitude, to absorb the tranquility of nature and grandeur of the Universe, alone but not lonely.
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Cultural, Environmental, Photography, Portfolio, Spiritual Journey, Wanderlust | 7th September 2016

Ireland ~ The Stillness of the Land

In the summer of 2016, Ireland greeted me with a profound sense of stillness, soothing grief and adversity that I left behind.
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Cultural, Photography, Portfolio, Spiritual Journey, Wanderlust | 31st May 2016

Cherry Blossoms in Bodegraven

Cherry Blossoms in Bodegraven, Spring 2016
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Photography, Portfolio, Spiritual Journey, Wanderlust | 29th April 2016

Potpourri

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. A good artist lets their intuition take them wherever it wants to.” Lao Tzu

As an artist and a designer, my artwork is influenced by my architectural education and the great lecturers I had during my formative years. Late Professor Jennifer Taylor introduced me to the Modern Movement and gave me the understanding and passion for minimalist concept, especially Mies Van Der Rohe's "Less is More" and "God is in the Details". Professor Adrian Snodgrass nurtured my keen interest for symbolism in arts and designs with his wealth of knowledge in Asian, Islamic and primitive arts and architecture. Professor Tone Wheeler gave me the joy of design, the awareness and sensitivity for sustainability and environmental issues. All three of them, particularly Professor Wheeler, ignited the wanderlust seeds planted by my adventurous father

Upon graduating, my first mission was to travel the world to broaden my artistic horizon. With that in mind, I landed a job in the airline industry. With exposure to people from all walks of life around the world, I developed the interest for social and cultural diversities. During this time I completed my postgraduate study. Following an injury to my right hand, I embarked on a spiritual journey which expands my intuition and the opportunities for more meaningful travels both worldly and spiritually.

When you commission an artwork, a design or illustration from me, each will be intuitively crafted from a wide range of life journeys and travel experiences, especially for you.

Wanderlust


Currently based in Germany, I am fulfilling my wanderlust as a digital nomad. There is nothing more valuable than experiencing a place with a local. Most of the time, I am blessed with the opportunity to visit local friends. Each journey is a unique enrichment for my mind, body and spirit. Follow my most recent journeys here.


Creative Being


We are created in the image of the CREATOR - our creativity is our TRUE essence. When we nurture our creativity, we are embracing our true nature and fulfilling our fullest potential. I am delighted to share some of my creative projects on this website. Each piece of work in my portfolio is an expression of my creative self.

Spiritual Journey


As an emerging artist, I suffered a spontaneous lung collapse in 1988. A work injury to my right hand in 1996 left me with compromised fine motor skills, constant pain, numbness, and pins and needles. With years of personal development as a spiritual healing teacher, I experience some improvement in my fine motor skills.

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Ratih Luhur

BSc (Arch), MMDes (Hons)
Dip Parapsychology Angel Intuitive (Hons)
Cert Practitioner of Tarot & Crystal Ball Reading
Cert Practitioner Mentor of The Reconnection
Member of International Institute of Complementary Therapists