A Few Odds and Ends

I spent about 6 hours drawing this last night. It is charcoal on Arches 300 lb. coldpress watercolor paper, measuring 22"x30" (57cm x 77cm). My friend Bill Kinnon wrote a raving review of my cartoon book nakedpastor101. You can read it HERE! <- click there! A very kind person wrote on my about page "All this talk about leaving organized religion. Come to my church. We’re not the least bit organized." Thanks for the invitation! However, I argue that wherever people gather, there is some kind … [Read more...]

cartoon: a shelter from the storm

Another image from the depths of my unconscious. Our girl finds protection from the storm under a huge, ancient tree. Isaiah 4:6 promises that there shall be "a refuge and hiding place from the storm and rain". She found it! You can purchase a print of it here. I'm calling her Sophia.Note to newsletter members only: take advantage of my 50% off sale with free shipping on all my original art and fine art prints (including the image above). It ends midnight tonight! Purchase your art and I'll … [Read more...]

FREEBIE FRIDAY: Jesus, Age 12

(Click on image for a larger picture in order to see the detail in his eyes.)I am giving away a 7.5"x9.5" (19cm x 24cm) fine art print of this portrait of "Jesus, 12 years", OR: any print of your choice from my cartoons or from my fine art. Read the instructions on how to win below.I recently had a dream in which I saw the face of Jesus at 12 years of age. He was standing in sunlight against a white wall. He was tanned with black hair and freckles. His eyes were very peculiar. There was a … [Read more...]

illustration friday: “atmosphere”

Click on the image for a larger picture. You can buy this here.I did this drawing for the Illustration Friday competition this week with the theme "atmosphere". It is charcoal on Strathmore vellum, measuring 9"x12" (23cm x 30cm).Or my cartoons. Or my tees.Talk with me.Please join my newsletter. … [Read more...]

cartoon graphic: “not by might”

Click on the image for a larger picture.I worked on this drawing, sketch, for hours on Sunday. It is pen and ink and graphite pencil on Strathmore acid-free watercolor paper, measuring 8"x10" (20cm x 25cm). The same girl as in the bear drawing emerges from the depths of my unconscious again. This time, like Moses, she holds up the staff. But she does so to stop a stampeding herd of elephants. I know there are times when we are up against what seem to be insurmountable odds. There is a promise … [Read more...]

ink drawing: I am like a tree…

I spent a few hours doing this pen and ink drawing today. You can click on it for a larger image of it. It is on high quality archival watercolor paper. It measures 4"x10.5" (10.2cm x 26.7cm). You can purchase the original here. … [Read more...]

cartoon: omega man

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Illustration Friday: “Fleeting”

This is my entry into this week's Illustration Friday competition. The theme is "Fleeting". It is ink and watercolor on paper (2.5"x3.5"). Check out my tees HERE. I'm growing my inventory all the time. And check out my art HERE. … [Read more...]

A Parable of Me and My Community

This parable, roughly written yesterday and today, captures the story of my life and my church's life. Here's how it goes:A beautiful young woman fell in love and married the perfect man. It was a famous wedding. They were the ideal couple. They had the admiration of everyone around. It was a fairy-tale wedding and a dream marriage. Things were wonderful. For about a year.She realized, as she became more mature and self-aware, that she wanted to continue to grow and develop as a person. She … [Read more...]


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