Treasures in a Mine: Prophetic Painting

Last night, I had another dream that was interesting. In the dream, Jesus showed me a mine, it looked like a coal or silver mine with the tracks that go into the mine, and the cars on wheels that follow the tracks to bring the things mined back out. He and I got into oneContinue reading “Treasures in a Mine: Prophetic Painting”

Reading the Bible: prophetic art

I have always read the Bible, since I was taught how important it is in church. But often, it felt like a “chapter a day” slog. But recently, I have had a series of dreams that changed that. In one, the LORD told me to “store the Word (Bible) in my heart” because there wouldContinue reading “Reading the Bible: prophetic art”

After the Storm: Inspirational

As I was thinking on some Bible verses today, a picture came to mind which I painted. This painting represents a flower that has been through a terrible storm (see the lightening on the right), but the storm actually brought it rain, which helped it to grow. And after the storm, revival (represented by theContinue reading “After the Storm: Inspirational”

Ducks on Lake Huron: Winter

It is fascinating to watch Lake Huron begin freezing in the winter. I happened to see some brave mallards swimming in the cold water between ice a few weeks ago, and decided to paint this scene. This was done in oil over a base of acrylic, with a palette of ultramarine and cerulean blues, titaniumContinue reading “Ducks on Lake Huron: Winter”

Hope for the New Year

I don’t often post reference photos that I take for my paintings (he will probably show up on a tree limb when I paint him), but this little chickadee is so cute, I decided to put him up. But I also want to share a word of encouragement as well as 2021 starts. I realizeContinue reading “Hope for the New Year”

Pumpkins

I have a friend who absolutely loves pumpkins, so for Hanukkah, I painted her a picture of pumpkins piled up on straw, based on a photo I took in Hillsdale, MI last fall. She loved the painting (said I could post it here). But I also feel that these pumpkins symbolize a bit more. EachContinue reading “Pumpkins”