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.
Here’s my piece that I contributed to the HCBC Art Exhibit entitled “Three in One.” I took a few pictures (not very good ones, unfortunately) while I was making it… First I formed the leaves and stem of the shamrock, and the decorative braids out of paper clay. It is […]