I painted this piece before I had a designated home art studio. I was in my bedroom, using my bed as an easel, wearing a back brace. This was the first time since high school 16 years prior, that I picked up a paintbrush. My paintings reflect the many layers of life. There are numerous layers of paint over the initial underpainting which provides dimensional aspects. The destructive power one can posses is amplified by the unseen forces so we have to journey every day towards the power of light through our faith and spiritual practice. We all have storms to weather and obstacles to climb that may seem higher than the tallest mountains. As life unfolds, we persevere despite any hardships we may face. It’s the chaos which makes us stronger and wiser and order always ensues.
All of my work is about overcoming the human condition of conquering vice and temptation of the flesh and becoming more spiritual/God like. As Genesis states we were made in God's image so my works explore that imagery. This piece in particular specifically speaks to the Peter verse in the related verses.
The Artist Michaela Antoinette created this painting.
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