I love using patterns, to me they represent types of energy. I have always seen blue as a peaceful spiritual color, although I don't have useful definition of spiritual as I think that the word "spiritual" is fairly indefinable. I know it when I feel it though O:)
I don't know what kind of book she is reading, as we can learn things even from some bad books.
I was inspire by the words from the Beatles song
"Everywhere I go I hear it said
In the good and bad books that I have read"
I really do try not to think to much. about what my paintings are about, I just need to paint them the best way I can.
Sorry probably as clear as muddy water.