Here is my first attempt for the Church Museum International Competition. This will not be my entry, but it is a good first go. I embossed the faux leading.Read More Loves and Fishes (Kickstarter Project)
I’ve decided to do my next illustrations on the Prodigal Son, but I’ve always felt a little more like the Prodigal Son’s Brother. Who doesn’t feel “no good deed goes unpunished?” I think people misunderstand why the Brother was upset. It wasn’t because someone was given grace and forgiveness when it was needed, it was […]Read More The Prodigal Son’s Brother
Why does a hero need a sidekick? I think we can sum this up PERFECTLY by going to the first story to introduce a sidekick: The Creation Genesis Chapter 2 20 …. but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. 21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick – Why Does A Hero Need One?
Writers have definite rules. We have Commandments, as I illustrated a few posts ago. Unfortunately, we also have heretics, sinners, apostates (not to be confused with apostrophe’s) and zealots. It is easy to become one of the aforementioned because not only are the commandments constantly changing–what edition are we on the Chicago Style?–they also contradict […]Read More We Are All Sinners
There is nothing harder for a true believer in the Word, than discovering that you might be guilty of serious blasphemy. Such was the case for me while an acquaintance was reviewing a manuscript for me. I was informed that you can’t use contractions in the narrative. This came as quite a shock to me. […]Read More Thou Shalt Not – Commandments of Writing
In the book “Misquoting Jesus,” the author remarks about how an event is portrayed four different ways by four different people. He asks himself “Which way did it really happen?” He never admits to himself that it actually might have happened four different ways, all based on the perception of the person who is giving […]Read More Perspective – And How It Feels To Be A Writer