“In some spheres the shadow condition is the condition of greatest growth. The beautiful Indian corn never grows more rapidly than in the shadow of a warm summer night. The sun curls the leaves in the sultry noon light, but they quickly unfold, if a cloud slips over the sky. There is a service inContinue reading “Vibrancy in the Shade”
Tag Archives: Art and Christianity
Natural and Spiritual Gifts.
The Times-Standard, a Eureka, California newspaper included a very kind article about painting and teaching here on the North Coast. Here is the link: http://www.times-standard.com/art/ci_23980365/natural-and-spiritual-gifts?source=rss. I am eagerly anticipating new students for the upcoming Fall classes!
The Arts and the Bible
Art in the Bible? Yes! I love the Old Testament account of the plans of the Tabernacle. Why? Because tucked in this fascinating section of Exodus is God’s detailed instructions for creating objects of beauty to be used in worship to Him. Moreover in Exodus 31 God is very specific about the people to whomContinue reading “The Arts and the Bible”
Drawn to God
As I prepare to teach a local drawing class I am reminded of the foundational aspects of drawing. Like scales to a musician, drawing is a basic skill for all art forms. When we begin to draw we start observing the world around us with different eyes. We start to contemplate those forms around us thatContinue reading “Drawn to God”