Faux Rice Paper

I learned a new technique to make faux rice paper. It’s pretty cool. This is my first ever attempt to make it!! It can be used as a journal cover or as collage fodder that you incorporate into a different art piece. It’s made with a mixture of Elmer’s glue and water (half and half)Continue reading “Faux Rice Paper”

Golden Healing, Art Process, Part 6

It’s coming along. I fixed the contrast problem of the rain by adding some contrast with some blue glazes….I used various strengths or combinations of glaze and blue on it, from more glaze and less blue to more blue and less glaze. I tried to blend in the dark portions with lighter glazes. That’s theContinue reading “Golden Healing, Art Process, Part 6”

Art process, more layers: Golden Healing, Part 3

Well, I thought of a name for this painting I’ve been working on since Weds. It seems odd to keep posting art updates for an art piece that doesn’t have a title yet. A theme is emerging, so I was able to come up with a name for this art piece: Golden Healing. I’ve sinceContinue reading “Art process, more layers: Golden Healing, Part 3”

Art process: Layers and pours; Part 2 of Golden Healing.

I worked on two paintings tonight. These paintings are the ones I worked on a few days ago. You can see an earlier version here. The one below is my “repaired canvas” from the other day. I sense that the word “repair” might be part of its message when it’s all done. I covered theContinue reading “Art process: Layers and pours; Part 2 of Golden Healing.”

PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery from a Personal and Spiritual Perspective: The Series, Parts 1-5.

Below you will find links to my series on PTSD. The links will lead to pages with videos related to PTSD, art directives, and pictures from our workshops. These videos were filmed live streamed and are part of the mental health workshops known as “Psalms 102 Ministries” being held at the River Room Church onceContinue reading “PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery from a Personal and Spiritual Perspective: The Series, Parts 1-5.”

The Journey

Below is a video in response to my art titled, “The Journey”: Below is a video to describe my art, along with some general encouragement and a prophetic word for the body of Christ. Topics include learning to embrace and enjoy the present moment; getting our hearts and minds ready for God to use usContinue reading “The Journey”

PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective Part 4

This is part 4 of a 5 part series on PTSD. The page to the series can be found here: PTSD series. Part 4 addresses healing and recovery as it relates to accountability; self-image and self-esteem; learning to trust God; learning to trust others; connecting to self and others; letting go and grieving; intimacy withContinue reading “PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective Part 4”

PTSD Diagnosis¬† and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective, Part 3

PTSD Diagnosis  and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective, Part 3 About the workshop video: This is Part 3 of a 5 part series. The page to the series can be found here: PTSD series. This video addresses how abuse and trauma effect the brain; hyperarousal; dissociation, setting boundaries; coping skills to deal with those issues;Continue reading “PTSD Diagnosis¬† and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective, Part 3”

The Courts of Heaven

We have been learning about the courts of heaven at my church for the past few weeks. I attend River Room Church. Also find us here: The River Room Church of Hampton Roads. This has been vital to me, and the missing piece needed for my breakthroughs. This is a game changer!!! I mean that!Continue reading “The Courts of Heaven”

Psalms 102 Ministries: PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective, Part 2.

This is part 2 of a 5 part series. The page to the series can be found here: PTSD series. Part 3 will be on Sept 24, 2022. This teaching, part 2, is a continuation of my previous teaching on PTSD. In this video I talk about the beginning stages of recovery with personal examplesContinue reading “Psalms 102 Ministries: PTSD Diagnosis and Recovery: A Personal and Spiritual Perspective, Part 2.”