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More Star Wars Fan Art

Here’s some more fan art. I did this in the Procreate App on the iPad Pro using Gouache brushes. This is therapy for me. Enjoy!

A Day Off Doodle of Star Wars Fan Art

Had a chance to sit down on Monday (my day off) and spend three uninterrupted hours in the studio. This is what came from it. Painted in the Procreate App on my iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil using, primarily, the Gouache MaxPack brushes.

Join us this Saturday for live music, a live painting, and worship

Join us this Saturday, September 14, at 5:00 at Easter Lutheran Church on the Hill (4200 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan MN 55122) for an night of art and worship. We will have: Live musicI will paint an image on a large canvas throughout the service (see past examples...

Plen Air Painting in Guatemala

Two things happened this summer that expanded my experience as an artist. The first is that I discovered an artist named James Gurney. He does amazing plen air sketches in gouache paint that just blow my mind. The second thing that happened is I had the opportunity to...

Guatemala Day 8: Decompression in Antigua

Today was wonderful in so many ways. It was the perfect blend of things for my personality. First, I was very fortunate to have a room to myself (thank you, Diego). I didn’t ask for it, but I’m not complaining. That allowed me to have my normal introverted time early...

Another Day Off Doodle – Dumbledore Caricature

Had a couple hours this afternoon to do this quick study in Corel Painter 2016.

Christ is Risen, and The Mural is Done!

Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! Happy Easter everyone. We have been working on a commuity mural project at Easter Lutheran Church throughout Lent. Today is the big reveal. I'd like to share the process with you. Enjoy! Back in February we had the idea...

Friday Happened…Now What?

Friday Happened...Now What? It is early Saturday morning as I write this post. It is the day of unknowing, riddled with fear. The disciples watched their teacher die the cruel death of an insurrectionist. He was lifted up on a cross to be shamed and to serve as a...

Why Are We Doing a Community Mural?

Why would a church be interested in a giant paint-by-number project? Imagine an 18’ x 10’ canvas, divided into twelve 3’ x 5’ panels. Now imagine that each of these canvas panels is covered with random shapes, drawn in sharpie marker. Each shape has a number written...

2018 in Review as Pastor, Teacher, and Artist

It is New Year's Eve. This is the moment we look back to see what God has done and look forward to dream what God might do in and through us in the new year. I will use this post to reflect on some of the big events and work I had the privilege to experience in 2018....

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