How to Paint a Cheetah in Acrylic

Last fall, I went to the zoo, and by great luck, got a nice head shot of a cheetah who was resting near where I was standing. I love big cats, and decided to paint one in this art demo where I will share how it is done. First, I primed the canvas (it wasContinue reading “How to Paint a Cheetah in Acrylic”

Libraries of Heaven

Last October, I had a dream. In it, I was visiting heaven with a close friend. I created a picture using a pexels photo, overlaid with acrylic and colored pencil to try to depict just a bit what it looked like. My friend and I were in a huge library. There were stairs, with angelsContinue reading “Libraries of Heaven”

Chickadees on a Winter Day

During the winter months in north Michigan, some of the most frequent birds visiting feeders will be chickadees. They stay on through the snow and sub-zero temperatures, and to me they are a symbol of hardiness and resilience. I used a limited palette for this painting: ultramarine blue, titanium white, burnt umber, burnt sienna andContinue reading “Chickadees on a Winter Day”

Dive with Love: Prophetic art

Over the past few months, I have had a series of dreams. I am sharing pictures of these dreams in the hope that they will encourage you, and help you to understand how very much God loves you, and has good things in store for each of His children. In this dream, I was nextContinue reading “Dive with Love: Prophetic art”

Climbing Down the Mountain: Prophetic art

This picture is based on a dream I had last fall a few days before Yom Kippur. It is not meant to be theology, and I make no pretense that it is a realistic depiction of things to come since often dreams contain symbols and ideas that need prayer and interpretation; but I do feelContinue reading “Climbing Down the Mountain: Prophetic art”