Sagittarius (Nov 22-Dec 21)
With the Sun moving through Sagittarius until December 21, you’ll feel as though you’re on top of the world. Rightfully so, It’s your birthday month so you’ll be more than ready for any festivities or surprise parties friends may throw your way. Picture yourself as the center of attention, as the subject of Italian painter, Stefano da Verona’s Adoration of the Magi (ca. 1435), adorned by others and ready to receive plenty of gifts. This month there will be plenty of other people around eager to help you further your cause.
Capricorn (Dec 22-Jan 19)
With the Sun moving through Sagittarius, in your 12th house dear Capricorn, home and family will take all precedence. You may feel like the subject of Giovanni Bellini’s Madonna and Child (ca. 1480), wanting to take plenty of time to relax while at the same time creating a cozy habitat for you and your closest loved one. Soaking it up with hot baths or simply napping will be a great benefit to you. Although you may fall behind in a particular project don’t worry, by the end of the month you’ll have enough reserve energy to sling shot you far into 2015.
Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18)
Donatello (ca.1466) broke the mold…Known as the first European to build free-standing nude statues produced since ancient times, his larger-than-life works like the naked David, standing on the head of Goliath, still bedazzle others thanks to his extraordinary intelligence and creative skills. This month water baby, with Mars in your third house, you wont care if others see you for who you really are, even when you’re being over dramatic or messy. The Sun is in Sag will definitely bring out your fun-loving-social side as you branch out fearlessly in hopes to meet new people and explore new dimensions making that a perfect New Year’s Resolution for 2015.
Pisces (Feb 19-Mar 20)
Pop the Cork! With your personal passions in full force thanks to Sag in your 6th house from December 4th to January 12th, 2015 is all about connecting with your favorite crew. There is power in numbers, so things will work out for you when you team up with other like-minded folks and start collaborating. Like Leonardo DiVinci’s Last Supper, you’ll never know when you’ll get the chance to hang out with them again, so take advantage of any extra time you have to spend with your closest friends in the new year.
Aries (Mar 21-Apr19):
It’s time to step out of your comfort zone dear Ram, by making strides to push yourself to the next level, With the Gemini full moon; risks are your friends in these adventurous times. Like Giotto’s Crucifixion, who made a decisive break with the prevalent Byzantine style by initiating the great technique of drawing accurately from life, that at his time, had been neglected for more than two hundred years, every interaction could be your one-way ticket to a brighter, better life in 2015.
Taurus (Apr 20-May 20)
Until December 21, it’s all about your eighth house and fiscal responsibility. Yet like Hans Memling ( ca.1430) who was lost in battle and believed dead, while under contract to create an altarpiece for the gild-chapel of Bruges while you may want to hide out until the last moment before having to deal with your finances, no matter how long you wait, you’ll have to face the truth. When you do, you will start to see your moneys resurrected in the form of new income opportunities, investments, real estate deals, or maybe even support from a new backer.
Gemini (May 21-Jun 20)
Two hearts are better than one…Until December 21, the Sun is in Sagittarius, your partnership-oriented seventh house, making you more willing to compromise in your relationships. Like the two angels of Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, Rafael (ca. 1483), you’ll find you and your partner more than eager to pick up each others slack or cover all the bases during a last ditch effort to catch up with the remaining hours of 2014 as you look boldly towards new horizon of 2015.
Cancer (Jun 21-Jul 22)
Getting your life under control can help you achieve your long time goals, not to mention bring you peace of mind when Sun is in Sagittarius. Take lessons from early Netherlandish painter, Jan Van Eyck (ca. 1390), whose International Gothic style put a greater emphasis on naturalism and realism through the use of oil as a medium. Like oil, move slowly and with control to achieve your goals and peace of mind…You’ll become highly influential, better refined, and ready for any obstacles that may come your way by doing so, in 2015.
Leo (Jul 23-Aug 22)
Fall in love with life, Leo. The Sun is in Sagittarius, and your fifth house of romance. As was Filippo Brunelleschi (ca. 1377), one of the foremost architects most famous for his development engineering feet, the Dome of the Florence Cathedral, don’t be afraid put your heart and soul on the line, and risk it all for that special someone. The love you generate will fill the heart of your significant other with enough joy to last well into 2015.
Virgo (Au 23 – Sep 22)
Don’t be afraid to go against the grain dear Virgo like Carlo Crivelli (ca. 1430?), Italian Renaissance conservative of Late Gothic Decorative fame who painted in tempera only, despite the increasing popularity of oil painting during his lifetime. You know what’s best for you and there is no way you will be rushed into anything you’re not ready for. However there’s always that special someone who will be able to coax you into the realms of the unknown, although it may be risky, it wont necessarily be a bad thing, as you move towards becoming a more rare, sensuous and coloristic talent in 2015.
Libra (Sep23 – Oct 22):
Your sign in is the third house of communication until Dec 21st dear Libra. For the first three weeks of the month, you’ll find yourself the perfect intellectual match while engaging in all kinds of conversations. Like Fra Angelico (ca. 1395), early Italian Renaissance painter, you’ll have no trouble conveying your message in architecture, fresco, tempera or oil and as far as language goes, you’ll never once find your self tongue tied so long as you feel theres a passionate need to express yourself in 2015.
Scorpio (Oct 23-Nov 21)
On December 8, the Gemini full moon lights up your eighth house making you more in tuned with what truly matters; love, life and the pursuit of happiness. Like the subjects of Michelangelo’s paintings, keep a close eye on your spirituality and you too, may one day, be considered one of the greatest living artist of all time. Just remember your ability to draw in all the support you need from a higher source.