The Lookout

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“The Lookout” was created to demonstrate a certain mood of watchfulness & awareness.

“Watchman, what of the night?”. The Watchman said, The morning comes, & also the night. If you will inquire-inquire!! Return! Come!” Isaiah 21: 11,12.

This image resonates with many people and has been my top selling reproduction.

“The Village of Raphael”

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“Art is born when the temporary touches the eternal”

G.K. Chesterton

Awhile ago, I created n 11×14 artwork which I named “Cosmosville Spiral”; It was a fun, delightful portrayal of a swirling heavenly city.

So, I returned to that thought a few days ago & created this-“The Village of Raphael”- mainly beacause of the meaning of this name & also because I like it.

“The Table of Wine”

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I began with the desire to paint violets and nasturtiums.

Then the table with the grapes, wine, & bread showed up. 16×20 canvas

Seeking the City that is to come

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Once, some time ago, I lived in Italy for 8 years.. The classic scenery & the Italian obsession with beauty influenced my inspiration. Now it all seems like a dream.

“Art is a form of play rejoicing in the face of God.”; Hans Rookmaaker

This painting is inspired by a verse in the book of Hebrews chapter 13.

I was not raised in church or Bible reading. Yet, I remember as a child of 4,5,6,&7, longing for a lovely home full of gardens, harmony, & sparkles. Especially because of the untimely early death of my father, I desired a country where there was no sorrow or grief. I called this country ” fairyland”.

This artwork is on a 24×30 canvas, & is for sale, 430.

“All that Lives Forever…is Love”

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Finding the recent recording from Steffany Gretzinger very inspiring, I splashed some magenta and indian yellow on a canvas, added texture, & let it dry. As I gazed at the canvas, I saw a face, with what appeared to be a flying crown and a broken bowl with wine. So, this is the vision.”An artist is not paid for his labor, but for his vision.”; James M. Whistler.

The SeaHorse Bridge

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The seahorse is symbol of prophetic power; or, the vitality of the seer. Its a play on words; sea=see, plus horse; energy, power.

The original is acrylic on canvas, 11×14.

Texture Orchids

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One day I began splashing acrylic paint on a canvas; & let it dry, & imagined an orchid there, in the midst of the texture. I made 2 similar.
“My work is a game, a very serious game”; M.C. Escher.