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Acceptance

Tonight I realized that I am beginning the long journey back to being an artist. A lot has happened since I started this blog a number of years ago. A patient tried to kill me in the psychiatric hospital I was working in, which led me to a lengthy decline into a period of depression […]

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Beauty from an “Outsider’s” Viewpoint

I have been working hard in the studio lately to crank out as many paintings as I can before leaving for Hong Kong at the end of the month.  However, the pressure has been getting to me.  I want to create these beautiful little portraits – breath prayers – pictures of my prayers for my […]

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Passion

Tonight, while painting, my heart was heavy.  I had gotten an email that upset me, and I couldn’t get it off my mind.  All the while I was working, the thoughts nagged at me.  I tried to give it to God, but still it was there.  I was painting a woman in Qing-dynasty robes (with […]

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Preparation …

In one month I am leaving with my family to go to Hong Kong.  It has been a little over four years since I have been there.  My wife and I used to go every year to visit her family there … but three kids later, things have changed a bit in our travel-ability.   As […]

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