God's Riches At Christ's Expense =... by kevart

God's Riches At Christ's Expense = GRACE

Christ, the carpenter of Nazareth, in his late twenties, contemplating the future cross he would endure. Colour pencils, A3.

Question

Do you think the cross shaped highlight is effective?
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wow~~~~~~~ very nice .look ;ike watercolors, like the soft colors and very nice portrait of jesus .love it .god bless you
over 3 years ago
I will do more on the face later this week. Thanks Alicia, In His mighty grip, Kevin
over 3 years
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over 3 years
Dear Kevin.I just love this Christ's face. And the reflexion of the cross on His eyes is such a wonderful idea and it works so well. I'm very pleased to have your paintings on my group Painting our Faith. All my best wishes and God bless you, Isaura
over 3 years
Thank you Isaura, glad you appreciate this portrait of a determined/focussed Christ. This one is not finished yet so I will add to it over the coming weeks. He is a friend of mine so sitting is free! Pleased to put this one in your group too. Trust you are keeping well and enjoying life. Sincerely, Kevin
over 3 years
Oh Kevin, it is a wonderful piece of work!
over 3 years
Thanks Gwen, glad you enjoyed the piece, I am still going to add to it over the coming weeks as a work in progress. Thought the highlight was a powerful idea. Sincerely, Kevin
over 3 years
Beautifully portrayed Kevin, looking forward to the finished piece.
over 3 years
Hi Dion, am working on this one, watch for upgrades over the coming weeks. Cheers, Kevin
over 3 years
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over 3 years
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over 3 years
I feel this work's finished. The expression speaks volumes! Great work! thanx for joining us Kevart.
over 3 years
I agree, I spent some sessions on it last week to get it where I wanted. Thanks for your comment. Kevin
over 3 years
the cross in HIS eyes says it all.. awesome work of art.. cheers
over 3 years
Thanks Biswaal, glad you find this one awesome. Cheers to you, off on holiday on Thursday, so hope to produce some inspired artwork. Kevin
over 3 years
A beautiful, inspiring portrait - I love the crosses highlighting his eyes . . .
over 3 years
Many thanks Divamentalis, glad you find this portrait an inspiring one, I did too! The crosses I agree are a powerful touch. Sincerely, Kevin
over 3 years
very beautifully done Kevin.wonderful eyes....janet x
over 3 years
Thanks Janet, glad you like that touch in the eyes. Trust you are keeping well. Cheers, Kevin
over 3 years
wow amazing.
nig.
over 2 years
Thank you Nigel, the highlight in the eyes makes this one quite unique, it is all from my imagination this piece. Sincerely, Kevin
over 2 years
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over 2 years
thanks for sharing. Welcome to the group.
over 2 years
My pleasure, I will send over some more in due course.
over 2 years
Kevin, Very inspiring drawing.
God Bless You.
Robert.
over 2 years
Thanks Robert, glad your were inspired by this portrait of Jesus. Kevin
over 2 years
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over 2 years
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kevartVisual communicator, honours degree in graphic design, illustrator, can work in a variety of medium. I taught for nearly 10 years in 3 prisons & a school in Kent. I was peripatetic among 4 establishments & in any given week was teaching 10-70 year olds all kinds of creative things in 4 art studios. I have had several exhibitions. I use my art when speaking to children, young people & adults. I then moved to Norfolk and now teach in schools and run clubs in churches. This includes several after school clubs in art & chess, classroom art teaching in several schools.
I became a Christian in 1977, my life was transformed & naturally my faith reflects in my art. I enjoy animals, especially big cats & the beauty of nature, particularly...
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