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Gloria Dei homo vivens – St Irenaeus
March 17th, 2015 by Joel Watts

My latest #painting… A re-do 

When I first started to paint, I wanted to do something easy. What’s easier than a horizon? 

A this is my first on with acrylic 

I figured I’d do the same with oil and see how it would turn out:


Joel Watts
Watts holds a MA in Theological Studies from United Theological Seminary. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians, as well as seeking an MA in Clinical Mental Health at Adams State University. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).


2 Responses to “My latest #painting… A re-do ”
  1. Know More Than I Should says

    Some gristly murders don’t have that much red. Try reducing the scene a wide, narrow panoramic-like strip.

    Convention dictates not putting the sun in the middle. Then, opinions vary.

    Why is the sailboat sailing out of the frame?

    In the end, I’m seeing the beginnings of a stripe suitable for a boy’s bedroom — only blending into other depictions and colors.

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