One of my favorite art exercises is to combine the traditionally black & white paper cutting design called notans with the art technique of putting alcohol inks on yupo paper. The results are always a burst of color and energy. I recently was commissioned to design a cover for a Christian education brochure and catalog… Read More
Synod School, Thursday
On our final day together, we attempted to capture the Synod School “experience” with tie dyed notan designs. The results were amazing! These pictures totally capturing the amazing week we had doing at together:
Synod School, Wednesday.
Day Three of Artmaking as a Spiritual practice led us into experimenting with watercolor, and with weaving as well. The results were spectacular. Some of the more tentative students, even, were surprised and delighted by how well the results came out. Check them out:
SYNOD SCHOOL, Tuesday.
The second day was full of meditation projects. Our first ar experiment was reflecting on our faith journeys with mandalas. Our second art experience was doing some illuminated manuscripts, using zentangles. The results were amazing! Take a look:
SYNOD SCHOOL, Monday.
This week I have the privilege of teaching a course called “Artmaking: The Spiritual Practice of Creation.” Each day we will experiment with 2 different art expressions. Today, it was found poetry thru altered books and collage poetry. Here are some of the amazing results:
Geodes & Fireworks.
Doing group art is a joyous experience for me. Especially with kids who love art. This week I had the joy of doing group art at Central Elementary School for 5 classes to make art for auction. The results were fantastic. SCHOOL ROCKS!: 4th graders in Mr. Schrupp’s class used wet-on-wet watercolor technique with salt… Read More
As many know, I have been doing a chaplain residency this year on my road to ordination. One of my areas of responsibility in the hospital is the Birth Center, which everyone thinks will be fun, until they realize ‘no one calls the chaplain when labor goes well.’ Much of my job has been holding the… Read More