See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. - James 5:7

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Nearing the end...



It's almost finished, save for some glazing...

I did a quick scan - the panel was raised about an 1/8" from the glass, so the image may be fuzzy.  For some reason this little panel took me quite awhile to paint.  I was reluctant to take up the project because Our Lady is so difficult to paint - for me at least - I can never paint her well.  Nevertheless, as I began, I imagined I heard these words interiorly, "Don't worry, I will help you."  For me, that is remarkable since my eyesight is so bad.  I'll let the panel rest for awhile before I finesse it.

Today is First Saturday, the end of the Liturgical Year, and the eve of the First Sunday of Advent.  Thanks be to God and Our Lady.

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful Madonna! She loves you.

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  2. She did and she does - she also showed me an image at Mass which humbled me - but gave me great, great joy. It was an image of the Immaculate Conception Fr. placed on the monitor. It was expertly painted and radiant.

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  3. Great to see you continuing to paint, Mr. Button. May God bless you.

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