One of the first paintings I did when I got back into doing art was on this subject. Since I think (I hope) that I have a little bit better command of my technique and materials now, I am re-visiting the subject. Continue reading
This colored pencil painting was inspired by the irises in our front yard. Our Siberian iris have been multiplying like crazy, so we moved some from the back garden to the front. Along with them, we planted a German (bearded) iris of unknown color (it was a freebie). When bloom time came in May, the German was yellow, which is a nice complement to the bluish purple Siberians. Continue reading “A German in Siberia”
This is the newest piece in my “Hearts on Fire” series. This drawing depicts our prayers rising to God as a pleasing fragrance to Him.
Continue reading “A Fragrant Offering (Hearts on Fire Series)”
This is a new painting in the “Hearts on Fire” series. The series depicts the passion in the hearts of God’s people, which is the love of Jesus Christ. The flames over the worshiper’s heads represent this passion pouring out and are also a reference to the arrival of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Continue reading “Praise (Hearts on Fire series)”
As often happens, the painting “Captive” started out as something else in my mind and became what it is on its own. Over the years, I have enjoyed making loose, gestural line drawings. Fancy doodles, basically. I’ve decided that a few of these might be worthy of development into paintings, and so I am attempting to do just that. Continue reading “Where is Freedom?”
This is the first completed work in the “Hearts on Fire” series. God enjoys the praise and worship of those who love him. Continue reading “Lift Your Hearts”
The story behind this colored pencil drawing is noteworthy, as it demonstrates the power of the Holy Spirit working in a small way within an individual on a personal level. I am compelled to share it, as it may be encouraging to others. Continue reading “The Vinedresser’s Table”