process paintings

& mica dust pieces

"If the man who paints only the tree, or flower, or other surface he sees before him were an artist, the king of artists would be the photographer. It is for the artist to do something beyond this."

 

-James McNeill Whistler

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Cristina Rutkowski Ford © 2020

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The Waiting, 48x36

Oils, Ashes, Gold Mica Dust, Canvas We all face discouragement in the waiting periods. It's like we're in chrysalis—the long, constricting transitional stage where the insides and structures of the caterpillar have to disintegrate before they can be remade. But that's the point of the breakdown: the remaking. If we're willing to endure the process, God will not merely restore us to how we were before, but transform us to a new state of being—where we can reach heights we never before dreamed.