Art

Painting My Freedom

We are all created in the image of God. He is creative, so we have that ability to create as well, though your method may be different from mine.

The Spirit-led Artist: Part 3

So, for the artist who wants to co-create with God, there is more process than performance, more time in the secret place.

The Spirit-led Artist: Part 2

As I walk in the Spirit, I can go from work to work, creating the very things I was created to create! Long ago, the Lord planned my life for me.

His Divine Light

His divine light captured at sunrise from the Smoky Mountain National Park. I am delighted to share the gift of nature through the lens of my camera and the eyes He has given me to see His wonders. May you feel inspired to share this image and post with others.

Go With Your Gut

But maybe creativity isn’t something that’s just birthed in childhood. When the Holy Spirit whispers to us, “Go for it,” maybe all we have to do is jump.

A 7th-Grade Art Lesson

My eyebrows sank in disappointment, and the perfectionist inside me started to clench her fists. What do you mean, What happens if I disagree? What happens is that I don’t get a good grade!

8 Qualities of the Creative Mind

If a person wants to begin to increase their creative production, it will be necessary to develop as many of these mental attitudes as possible.

The Father’s Thoughtful Gift

He loves to see our little ideas flourish and bloom. He loves to give us gifts when we need them or least expect them.

Dionne White: A Healing Artist

Dione White is the kind of artist that paints her life. She’s vibrant and intentional with her canvases and how she spends her days. 

The Art of Creative Thinking: Part 2

Is it possible to be balanced between convergent and divergent thinking? Of course, it is possible. In fact, that is the goal. But this often requires work.

The Art of Creative Thinking: Part 1

We see that we are all born creative. After all, we are made in God’s image, and the first thing God tells us about Himself is that He is creative.

Missing the Bigger Picture

Here’s the good news, though: Going back, trying again, and making things right teaches us lessons we may not learn otherwise.

Inspiration and Imagination

God never erases us. He works through us by allowing us to share in His imagination. Your product will always carry your personality as well as God’s.

Gifted Artist Has Vision of Heaven as Nonbeliever

As her talents and skills have developed, Akiane Kramarik has tackled more intricate forms of art with acrylic and oil-based paints. Over the course of time, her work has evolved with her age, becoming more lifelike and graphic, especially as she uses real models for inspiration and guidance.

The Theories of Michelangelo

In his late works, Michelangelo puts aside all knowledge of the human body and his learning about art and goes back to creating his inner images in a naive and direct way, obeying only the dictates of his soul.

She Didn’t Know She Was An Artist

It wasn’t until she was in her thirties that Margie Johnson even called herself a creative. “The Lord has given me a gift, so whatever I paint is from Him,” she explains. “He comes out in what I do.”

Michelangelo’s Spiritual Life

Michelangelo’s intense faith was the primary cause of the greatness of his work. His faith did more than affect the nature of his work—it affected his very thinking on the origin and function of art.

A Brief History of Mary in Art

Mary is referred to directly in 10 chapters in the Gospels and ‘speaks’ only 5 times. However, she is 2nd only to Jesus in Christian art.

Power of Failure: Part Two

We must first identify the enemy. Once you know what it is, you can face it head on and it can no longer have power over you. Sometimes, the ‘watcher’ can look like laziness. But in reality, laziness is nothing more than an outward sign of an inner fear of failure.