After 2,000 years, we read the passages of Scripture with such serious awe for the sacred text, that we forget that the Son of God had a great sense of humor. He told Simon to open the mouth of the first fish he caught, and there would be the tax to pay the Emperor. Even the fish could not keep a straight face. (Mt. 17:27)
I have been painting Jesus with some mix of ethnicities.
These Siamese cats come out of a childhood memory of our next door neighbors who had the most beautiful and aloof members of this breed. However, they were greatly loved.
Two of my cat paintings escaped getting posted, so I am now catching up with them. Pardon more Siamese smiles. This one is similar to an earlier posting, since the cat on the left was painted again. The one of the right is different.
This is another imagined sunflower, but I do have the bottle. These bright paintings were just for fun and provided the freedom to simply throw around paint.
I have been wondering how I may ever use all the Indian Red I have received from donated paint boxes…
OK, I just could not come up with a better title. This is simply another flexing with the paintbrush after more intensive portrait work…just for fun.
“The Father goes on working, and so do I.” (Jn. 5:17) Well, I think this is an appropriate thought for today, Labor Day.
Originally, I had tried a warm background for the scene, but I like the cooler blue better.