Thursday, November 02, 2006
REDEMPTION, LIGHT OF THE WORLD
This is just finished. I'm entering a show at a local Franciscan retreat and the theme is "Beauty from Ashes". This painting 3' x4'. Not only does the theme fit the beauty that comes from God's plan of salvation into the ashes of our lives, but the materials are redeemed too! This is framed with an old frame that I once used for papermaking years ago. The board is covered with old canvas, much of the paint is leftover from a project at church. Talk about redemption! Saving the lost as well! I started with inks and I am attempting to adapt my new mixed media style to working on canvas. I think my nephew Karl would agree that this is numinous. And perfervid also! That's your vocabulary builder for the day!