I have recently completed a series of paintings titled, BookMarks:A Library of Line, Shape, Value, Color & Texture. The images were inspired by old, time worn and weathered, leather bound books. Most, not all, but most of them are large bibles from the 1800's. I have been asked, "What inspired you to create this series?". The answer began back in October 2018. My husband and I were doing research into the history of the published Word of God, the Bible. A few weeks time was spent reading and thumbing through volumes of information. We would even refer to some of the antique Bibles we have collected over the years. During that quest for deeper knowledge of how we have God's written Word, I was nudged to capture the beauty and timelessness of these well thumbed volumes on canvas. The Word is so precious to me and learning how It has remained basically unchanged over thousands of years is Awe inspiring as well as creatively inspirational. "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever." Hebrews 13:8
"Because God wanted to make the unchanging nature of His purpose very clear to the heirs of what was promised, He confirmed it with an oath." Hebrews 6:17
to be continued...
The story of how the paintings were created and the techniques used are for future posts. I hope you will place a bookmark here to catch-up on the journey in the days to come...
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For more information about the BookMarks Series click on the "Sneak Peak" tab and the "In Town Gallery" tab.