Tag Archives: gouache

Like a Man on Fire

Much of my art is an act of making images of abstract concepts or ideas.  Within the Christian faith we use terms such as one being “lead by the spirit.”  Although not intentionally I believe that concept is where a … Continue reading

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In Hopes There Will be Fruit

Well, I’m past the half way through my sabbatical and posting this piece I completed in the late summer seemed appropriate at this time. Ah- much of life for me seems to involve hoping that something good will be manifested … Continue reading

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Some Giants are Really Your Friend.

In Jungian thought, the shadow is what you hide, repress or deny.  It’s elements about yourself that you may keep hidden or choose to not look at that are actually in the driver’s seat of your life; running the show. … Continue reading

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The Pelican

When traveling to Europe ten or so years ago I became very enamored of the medieval representation of the pelican.  Now when in various churches, museums or town squares with students (like this last May in a square in Brugge,)  … Continue reading

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“Golden” and “Evensong”

I’m currently in the process of framing away my recent mixed media monotypes.  I’m struck how such a large part of creating art doesn’t involve “making art” at all! Here are two other developments from the monotypes I created in … Continue reading

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Flutter

With every monotype I pulled when I worked with the Atelier Meridian in early September I got what is affectionately called a “ghost print”.  These are lighter versions of the original print that often have their own unique qualities.  “Flutter” … Continue reading

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Sorry, it Was Really Envy,

I have yet another recent ink, watercolor and gouache to share with you. This one has a funny story; well I think it’s funny in retrospect here….  You may recall my comment in my September 8th post, that I’m completing … Continue reading

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