The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:5–7 (NIV)
Anything that animates us creatively in a positive way — be it the grand design of a great architectural wonder or the Big Bang of a child’s drawing — is a re-enactment of the original creation story. Whether we realise it or not, making art is a religious encounter as it is our attempts toContinue reading
See, none of this happens without a revelation, it’s not to do with see but with think… It’s really I see a landscape—or I see & then I see my subject which is God & always has been & will be. McCahon in a letter to Ron O’Reilly quoted in McCahon Country by Justin PatonContinue reading “McCahon’s subject”
I’m a little bit late posting this, because I started this blog on 22 April last year, but I’m happy to say I’ve been painting, and blogging here, for a year.
God gives us imagination in order that we may help others imagine. Or put another way, he blesses us in order that we may bless. —Jon Bowles, Art & Faith