The Crusader Bible, currently on view at the Blanton Museum of Art, features 13th century French gothic manuscripts, as well as armor and manuscript making materials. The exhibit runs til April 3rd, 2016. I had the chance to spend some time at the exhibit this week and have been absolutely […]
Oil pastels were used over acrylic foundation… Music I listened to while working on this painting: “Fly” by Ludovico Einaudi You can listen on the MusicPlayer at the top of this post. Thoughts for this piece: St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica, Question #108 Hierarchies and Orders of the […]
This sketch was inspired by a stone relief by a 12th century artist named Gislebertus, Using acrylic paints and gel medium, I painted this scene for the icon exhibit currently at Hope Chapel this holiday season. Here’s some process photos: Thanks for stopping by to see my art. I hope […]
This is a simple art project using only colored paper, pencils, scissors, and glue. I had students attempt to draw the silhouette of the mother and child using samples I made as a guide, while I allowed the reluctant artists to trace patterns onto blue paper. The students ranged from […]
The dolphin was an early symbol in Christian art. Because dolphins swim alongside boats, they represent Christ who guides believers to heaven. More about the dolphin as a symbol for Christ can be read here. More importantly to me, dolphins grieve and mourn their young. The reason I chose dolphins for […]
I gathered some pretty things and collected some New Year thoughts. I’m not celebrating the coming of 2011 as much as I’m REJOICING that I made it THROUGH 2010. Some of you know what I mean. You probably have many hopes and dreams for this year, too. I’m going to […]
I peeled off the colored square stickers, removed any left-over adhesive, and glued on squares cut from decorative/book papers. To finish I gave each square a coat of Diamond Glaze to make them shiny.