Jul 142014
 
Away for a While

I’ve taken a long hiatus from painting since my last post. I’ve started and stopped half a dozen projects none of which I ever finished due to the creative person’s roller coaster self confidence/worse critic syndrome; “I’m going to do this! It’s awesome! This is hard. This sucks. I suck”. But I finally suck my [...]

May 112014
 
Scissors Paper Rock

No scissors or paper here; just rocks and beautiful light. But you can pretend I love the hole in the tree in this image. And the water looks so inviting; indeed it was! Very cold though.   Psalm 62:7 My victory and honor come from God alone. He is my refuge, a rock where no enemy can [...]

Mar 242014
 
Distractions

I had these grand plans for a new painting that I wanted to do based on Genesis 3:17-19 and Matthew 13:18-23. When I was reading Genesis 3 the passage about the land being cursed seemed like good imagery paired with the parable of the farmer scattering seed. Just as we have to work the land [...]

Mar 112014
 
Genesis 1

Genesis 1:6-8 “Then God said, “Let there be a space between the waters, to separate the waters of the heavens from the waters of the earth.” 7 And that is what happened. God made this space to separate the waters of the earth from the waters of the heavens. 8 God called the space “sky.”

Feb 172014
 
Oh Deer

No photograph for the blog this week. Instead I’m sharing a painting I did over the last week and a half. No, this is not Bambi or a hunting scene. I painted this in Photoshop (CS6) using a Wacom Intous 5 tablet. The brushes I used were the chalk brush with opacity and flow jitter [...]