Tag Archives: Christian

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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WIP: Jan 22, 2017

    I was so blessed to receive an image to paint during worship today last Sunday.  It is still a work in progress.  More on the meaning to follow when it is finished.   Check out the challenge at: … Continue reading

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Star Nursery 2: Jan 17, 2017

A work still in progress.  This is the one I painted the sketch Star Nursery 1 to better understand how to paint the expanding explosion occurring in the larger painting. Check out the challenge at:  https://www.saetastudio.com/30-in-30-blog  

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Star Nursery 1: Jan 16, 2017

A painterly sketch using just my round brushes.  I usually use a flat so this was a stretch for me.  The oldest brush without a point was the best one for this painting.  It started to look like one of … Continue reading

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Joyful Bubbles: Jan 14, 2017

Busy, busy weekend.  I have several works in progress.  This one is about 80% complete.  It is a bit of a cheat because it actually began in worship in November. I am enjoying this 30 n 30.  I am learning … Continue reading

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Day 27: 30-n-30

You can see the “z” composition is softened in this sketch.  The clouds are soft and meander across the painting.  I haven’t quite finished the water but it is what it is.  On to the next painting. During this challenge, … Continue reading

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Day 26: 30-n-30

I have been doing color studies to give me the ability to quickly mix the color I want.  Still working on “Soul Happy” a painting from my turn at worship last month.  It currently looks like this: At the end … Continue reading

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Day 25: 30-n-30

Actually this is from last Sunday’s Worship service.  It was very interesting.  When I talked to God, all I got was shades of yellow and the composition.  I painted the canvas with grey gesso the day before and the yellow … Continue reading

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