Her initial wariness and caution (as described on the previous page) is balanced by her innate enthusiasm and optimism. Even though she is fiercely and emotionally intense, Camille Claudel can also adopt a broader perspective of herself and her predicaments and laugh at herself in the process.
She is a gambler and an adventurer at heart, one who loves to take risks, to discover and explore new worlds, and to travel the untried path rather than the safe, reliable one. She is independent, freedom loving, and often very restless. She needs a lifestyle that provides opportunities for travel, movement, change, and meeting new people. A steady routine, which offers much in the way of security but little in the way of space and freedom, is odious to her.
To Camille Claudel, life is a journey and an adventure that is endlessly interesting and rich with possibilities, and it may be difficult for her to decide where to focus her attention and efforts. Camille Claudel probably traveled around and experimented with many different paths before she settled on a particular career. Or she may go from one project to the next, for once the challenge and vital interest is gone, she is very quick to move on. Commitment, discipline, focus and concentration are not her strong points. Claudel can be irresponsible and disinclined to take on the burdens and limitations of adult life.
An incurable optimist, she has big dreams, aspirations and hopes for the future and is usually engaged in pursuing a far-off goal. Camille Claudel has a great deal of faith and trust in life and failures do not crush her spirit. Claudel always bounces back from disappointments, often with another bright dream or scheme. Camille Claudel has a sporting, playful attitude toward life and she is philosophical about her mistakes. Camille has the ability to sense future trends, to see the big picture, and she likes to theorize and speculate. However, she gets annoyed with all the details and practical requirements required to implement her theories.
Claudel expresses herself in a very open, direct and straightforward manner and is often blunt and tactless as well. Because she does not take herself too seriously, she may not realize how deeply her candid statements can wound more sensitive souls. In fact, though she may not realize it, Camille's insensitivity and lack of understanding regarding others' feelings is probably one of her worst faults.
Camille Claudel enjoys being in close relationships but also needs freedom and she does not do well with a possessive, clinging, or emotionally demanding partner. She is quite generous, and heartily dislikes pettiness in others. Someone who shares her ideals, her sense of fun and her zest for life would be the right companion for Claudel.
Ownership gives Camille Claudel a sense of security, and she has a strong attachment to her possessions. Camille also has a natural instinct for or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
She is blessed with abundant optimism, self-confidence and cheerful generosity. Her good will and friendliness win her many allies. Camille Claudel also has grand visions and aspirations, and the desire to succeed in life in a big way. Camille expects the best, and usually gets it.
She is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. Camille Claudel has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to her.
Her physical energy is strong and Camille Claudel is able to make an extra effort and work quite hard at any task she wants to do. Claudel can act quickly and she gets a great deal accomplished in a hurry. But Camille Claudel also has a tendency to be reckless and accident-prone.
It could be hard for Camille Claudel to face up to her mistakes because of her insecurity and self-doubt. Her early years may have been undermined by poor relationships with one or both of her parents who may have been ill, weak or alcoholic.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in Sagittarius
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Conjunct Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Sun Opposition Mars/Uranus
Sun Opposition Neptune/MC