An indigo iris motif weaves in and out of my fiction manuscript. In words and images, the flower presses it's way into my soul. With this last of four paintings of an indigo iris, I think I finally understand it... At least for today. Indigo Iris (4); 2021; 13" x 16"; mixed media: ink, watercolor,…Read more One Last Indigo Iris
The Indigo Iris and Healing
Indigo Iris 2; 2020; 12" x 19.5"; mixed media: watercolor, chalk, acrylic, ink, pastel. Work on the the proposal for my fiction manuscript came to a full stop as I faced the barrier of painting an indigo iris, a key motif in the story, symbolizing the main character's journey toward healing. For some reason, I…Read more The Indigo Iris and Healing
Indigo Iris; 2020, 12.5" x 20"; mixed media: watercolor, acrylic, ink, chalk, pastel Moody, resilient purples yield to vibrant violets, accented by yellow bursts of hope. An indigo iris motif calls the main character in my first fiction manuscript to a journey of healing. Click here to receive artist and author updates: Sign up for…Read more Indigo Iris
By the Brook Cherith
By the Brook Cherith; 2020; 20" x 28"; mixed media: watercolor, ink, pastel, chalk, acrylic. I tear through the forest, branches ripping at my skin. The trees thin and my feet bog in mud. I fight to lift them, heavily weighted, until bursts of vegetation give way to drifts of sand. Then stumbling, I sink…Read more By the Brook Cherith
Love Story; 2020; 22" x 28"; watercolor, gauche, ink. For Jacob and Jenny with all my love always.
When One is Oppressed…
When one is oppressed, we are all oppressed. It's time to stand up for what is right.
Peace in Troubled Times
John 16:33 New International Version (NIV) “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
Tongues of Fire (2)
The colder the night, the hotter burns the fire within.
Tongues of Fire
During this time when my world shrinks and my physical coming and going is limited by a Covid19 shelter in place to rooms in my house, my mind wanders to a place far away. Last November, I worshiped in a North Vietnamese church, so newly born it still glowed with the embers of its originating…Read more Tongues of Fire
Hide Me in the Cleft
"...and it will come about, while My glory is passing by, that I will put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand until I have passed by." Exodus 33:22