Things have been quiet around here with all that’s been going on. I’m still working on healing from a ruptured disc and waiting for probable surgery which Covid has put … Continue reading Poetry from the Wilderness
We can ignore even pleasure. But pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscious, but shouts in our pains; it is … Continue reading The Blessings of Pain
Behind the Brush …it’s been awhile since I’ve said hello and introduced myself to all my new followers. So here’s a little bit about me and my art. I’m Amanda … Continue reading Behind the Paint brush
Night of Artists is having their annual Art Auction and my submission this year is an 18″ x 24″ mixed media painting called “Breath of Heaven”. Most of my paintings … Continue reading Breath of Heaven – NOA Art Auction
I love creating art around a theme or concept and for 2019 that theme is “Immersion”. I’ve been inspired by how prominent water is used as a symbol in the … Continue reading “Immersion” coming 2019
“But God will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish.”-Psalm 9:18 One of the things I aspire to do with my art as a Christian … Continue reading Hope in the Darkness
I’ve been thinking about my 2019 exhibit(s) and the theme I keep having come to mind is a series of mixed media paintings based on scriptures that incorporates florals, botanicals … Continue reading New Life and New ART
I started this piece this summer at my Blue Pomegranate exhibit to show visitors to the gallery what one of my pieces looks like stripped down, bare bones. This is … Continue reading Tree of life- work in progress
I have this problem. It all started by being a follower of God. Don’t get me wrong, God is not the issue here, being a Christian and an Artist however … Continue reading Between the Rock and a niche place
Interview & Artist Talk
Well it’s official! I am all set up at the Fort Saskatchewan ALFA Gallery. It feels like it’s been a long time coming but it’s here. Here’s a sneak peak … Continue reading ALFA Gallery Set up
“The Talk” often fills artists with anxiety.
I think this anxiety partly comes from a fear of not being able to clearly and adequately express in words what we have already expressed on canvas.
It’s that old adage that a picture is worth a 1000 words.