Christ on Golgotha.
I had no idea whatsoever that my Scottish Terrier who died a year ago was going to leap out from a blob of different colored acrylics thrown onto snow onto canvas and melted. But he did! See previous post for final picture or go here to see it on my Fine Art America page where I am known as the artist, Winter Frieze: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/baxter-loves-snow-winter-frieze.html
This is a 4×4 inch by 1.5 inch, canvas block which was the result of three different media- 1) acrylic paint thrown onto snow and melted 2) reconfiguration with brush strokes 3) Paint and Kodak program for final editing . Baxter, my Scottish Terrier, died last year and loved to play in snow. Amazingly, in an abstract intended to be nothing other than an abstract art piece, i.e. literally, acrylics flung, haphazardly and randomly onto snow on canvas and melted, it resulted in the Scottish Terrier image you see here. Will post the montage shortly….
The miniature pictured is one of my latest creations (imported into a stock frame for imaging for now). It is made with an Arrow Saber, that is – an arrow made into a saber, like used in fencing. The project took many different turns and actually started in a blue which, in and of itself, is my favorite part:
Then, it took a few turns, like these:
Even the drop cloths, later on, provided some fun for fractals:
This is the first of many, God-willing and the creek don’t rise.
Straight lines, no lines, an amorphous glob of, well, it’s just going to be fun. I can only imagine what’s in store and think, with utter humility, what God feels like, every moment, as His continuing creation unfolds in all its mysteries, splendors, and newness.
God’s the creator. Do something to honor him today by taking the creative instinct in you and, at the very least, doodle something; draw something; brush a splotch or splash or dash of something; take a picture; or, just watch the stars shine through blurred lenses after spinning in a circle. God will love this and rejoice in your joy!
My wife and I saw the movie Frozen 4 times over the Christmas break. Initially we saw it before we saw our Son and liked it so much we decided to take him to it. Now mind you, we’re grandparents and he’s a grown man – and we enjoyed it so much, again, we saw it 2 more times on the way home from visiting him!
It’s full of fun, joy, hope, suspense, etc. etc. Basically, the best movie, ever!
We’ll buy it when it comes out and will have it on in the background, most likely, most of the time.
We find ourselves singing the songs and humming the music and just smiling.
I can sum up its attraction in one phrase from the movie – DO YOU WANNA BUILD A SNOWMAN?
God’s a creator and he wonderfully created us and put this creative instinct in us and this explains the movie.
Merry Christmas to all and Happy New Year and if you have not seen Frozen, do not delay.