Psalm 85 (December 2007)
27 3/4" x 29" - canvas banner
Good things come from the hand of God – righteousness, peace, forgiveness, unfailing love, the list goes on. These are the same hands that, while in human form, were nailed to the cross in my place, taking my sin, shame, and vanquishing them for all eternity. The image of a hand hidden within the piece and then being pierced by the drawing of the oil pastel cross under the paint is a representation of these ideas. In order for the viewer to see the hidden images and see the “whole piece,” the circles of the grid where applied to focus attention and then carry the viewer out to the edges of the work.