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16 July 2009

'White Arabian Nights' Large Horse Painting by Laurie Justus Pace

'White Arabian Nights'
30 x 30 inches
Acrylic on Canvas

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© Laurie Justus Pace Graphics One Design 2009

The Painting: Experimentation this week with this soft hued acrylic of a white Arabian. I may develop it more, I may not, but I am sharing it as it is at this moment. Thin layers of Liquetex Heavy Body Acrylics build on this composition.

The Thought: The word Promise comes to mind this morning. Have you ever broken a promise? If you have not, I would like to meet you. The word trips off of our lips as kids, "I promise not to do it again." Or the words of a distraught young pregnant teen, "But he promised he loved me."

Obviously a promise is of no more value than is the ability of the one who makes it, to actually carry it through. People change their minds and they do break promises. Often people just flat out lie and make promises. Through the Bible we are aware that God has made promises to us. He promises to supply every need we have. (not our wants...our needs). He has promised His grace would be sufficient for us. He promises victory over death as we saw in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus. He has promised all things will work together for the good of those who love and serve Him faithfully. His promises fill the pages of the Bible. He promises the forgiveness of our sins for those who believe in Christ and that they will be saved. He promises eternal life.

I came across a pretty neat place on the web: Olive Branch This author has a nice layout of promises from God to get you through anything. Take a peak, I did this morning and found some encouraging words for my own life. Sometimes it takes a quick reminder to get us back on track in our lives.

Laurie
" For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise." Hebrews 10:36


This is a video of Tink on the piano. Terry is holding her, Larry is filming and my mother, Gladys, her great grandmother, is singing with her.



Website, Laurie Justus Pace
Website, The Painted Pony
Blog, A Texas Contemporary Artist
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Galleries:
Jackson, Wyoming – The Rare Gallery
Penn Yan, New York—Earthworks Art Gallery
The Village of Granville, Ohio—The Gillian Jones Gallery
Marble Falls, Texas – Patina of Marble Falls
Dallas, Texas—The Dutch Art Gallery
Atascadero, California – The Red Tree Gallery
El Dorado Hills, California—Our House Gallery
Hong Kong – SR Gallery
Erie, Colorado – The Daily Painters
Dallas,Texas – The Daily Painters of Texas
Centennial, Colorado—The Daily Painters Abstract
Dallas, Texas - Artists of Texas

Organizations:
WAOW, Associate Member Women Artist Out West
OPA, Associate Member Oil Painters of America
AWS, American Watercolor Society
The Five Graces, 5Graces
Ask Art, Blue Book of Artists

3 comments:

Debbie said...

THIS IS FABULOUS!!!!!!

Grammie Jan said...

I saw no link the video. :-(

Fawn said...

Aren't these fun? I did a whole series of them, drips and runs, and lots of layers of thin color, so interesting to see what the paint will do.....This one looks great!

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