Tag Archives: Christian

Feb 2018 30n30: Psalm 133

Tuesday and Wednesday are full of doctor’s visits to Abilene this week.  Since I am writing this Wednesday morning, I can tell you yesterday was a real trial.  Today should be better as the visit for my Mom is a … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: The Key

More work on “The Key” for today.  I am enjoying this painting. There is more work to do and I can not decide if I need some gold in the background.  What do you think? Step One: Step Two: Step … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Flower 2 WIP

Amaryllis Part III:  I miss my original painting now but have really enjoyed painting with a palette knife.  I have a lot to learn.  I think it needs some help towards the bottom of the flower but we will see.  … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Flower 2 WIP

Another paint over.  This amaryllis was a good exercise but it really had composition problems. Last January’s painting: I painted quickly with a palette knife and it really looked pretty good but unfinished.  Then I took an angled brush and … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: The Key

Back on deck at Emmanuel Fellowship Church after my long hiatus after my fall.  I painted Saturday on the background and that is still evolving.  I have to tell you painting is indeed a physical activity.  I woke up Sunday … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Mum Cluster Finished

The Mum Cluster painting is DONE!  It is such a good feeling to step away from the painting – for better or worse.  What does it make you think of? I am loving these reds and oranges.       … Continue reading

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Feb 2018 30n30: Mum Cluster

Last January’s 30 n 30 found me painting this to fully understand how to paint an area in a larger painting – still a work in progress.  Since I have been studying reds, I decided to finish this.  It is … Continue reading

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Work In Progress Part 3

I didn’t like the magenta sphere so I painted over it.  Then I applied clear gesso to the entire piece.  I am not sure what my next step will be.  Considering my options.  What do you think? Step 3: Step … Continue reading

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New Jerusalem: Destination Berlin

Today I am sharing an event which happened over a period of time, April through July.  It still puts a happy face on this artist.  Enjoy! Imagine my amazement to receive an email from what I think we would call … Continue reading

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Work In Progress Part 2

Yesterday was such a peaceful painterly day.  Look at what I accomplished: I’m not sure that it speaks to the inspiration of creation but it is developing a life of its own.  I really don’t like the magenta form on … Continue reading

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Gift Tags 1

Off to the doctor in Abilene for Mom yesterday.  I have been doing these in the evening while the family watches a movie.  I am learning a lot about outlining and using the ink pens. Check out all the artists … Continue reading

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Trumpet Improv: Psalm 98:4-6

At a Gathering of the Artists in North Carolina several years ago, I met a wonderful artist, musician, and teacher.  During worship, he would play original divinely inspired music.  It was actually heavenly. This sketch began as an ink drawing … Continue reading

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Shout Praise: Psalm 98:4-6

I recently purchased a NKJV Journal the Word Bible published by Thomas Nelson.  Having heard so much about Bible journaling, I thought I would give it a try.  I have nothing but admiration for other artists in this medium because … Continue reading

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Already September?

It is hard to believe it is already August and add 2017 to it, and well, where has the time gone?  Life in my kitchen studio has certainly had its ups and downs this summer.  Most evident is my lack … Continue reading

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Western Landscapes

Two examples for this Wednesday’s class at the Scurry County Senior Center in Snyder, Texas.   Hours are 9:30-2 with a break for lunch. I had fun designing this project. Supplies are purchased and we are ready to paint. For … Continue reading

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Worship Art 3/26/17: Comforter

I have been preparing for this for weeks.  Drawing in my sermon notes book and researching.  Also watching the many dove we have in our yard even though they aren’t white. I also found some great tutorials on painting white … Continue reading

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Glory Be & Hallelujah!: Jan 31, 2017

Another January Challenge is over.  Thanks to Leslie for the push to reach deeper, to explore, and to be consistently self-disciplined. As always, there was much to learn but this time I had a little more play in my doing. … Continue reading

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WIP: Jan 27, 2017

Actually a painterly sketch done in preparation for last Sunday’s worship painting service.  Needs a lot more but off to a retreat I go.     Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog

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WIP: Jan 26, 2017

Here we are today.  I am almost finished but am off to a Women’s Retreat so I won’t be able to finish until Sunday.  Putting the paint in the fridge til then.       Check out the challenge at: … Continue reading

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WIP: Jan 24, 2017

Still a work in progress.  I think it is coming along nicely.  Do you think the book is too large?   Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog

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