Have you ever watched someone paint live during a worship service? Because I AM DOING THAT. My church is trying a new thing where we incorporate arts into worship – we even started a committee in order to make it happen! This is our first foray. The pastors are preaching a five-part series on Psalm … Continue reading “Painting During Worship”
My latest painting! This one is called “Intricately Woven in the Depths of the Earth” and is inspired by Psalm 139:15 and the Winter Solstice. I also wrote a poem to go with it and recite it in the video. Of course I got a word wrong. Full (correct) text is below. This painting has … Continue reading “Intricately Woven in the Depths of the Earth”
In December of 2017, I was living life. I was in the beginning stages of building up my work as an artist. My website was up, and I had even started a newsletter and sent out some posts. And then I had a heart attack. My world was shaken. One of my trauma responses was to … Continue reading “Arting after a heart attack”
This tree is special. Well, okay maybe the tree isn’t special, but the walk I took it on was. (All trees are special, Angie.) I snapped the photo of this tree on a hike. It’s the hike that was significant, because it was my first hike post-heart attack. The hike was hard. It was emotionally … Continue reading “The Tree of Perseverance”
I have finished my next painting! It’s a tiny portrait of an owl. Isn’t he cute?