Gospel of Peace
Gospel of Peace

Gospel of Peace

I created this piece of art with charcoal and gold leaf. There is something about mixing these two mediums that feels sophisticated yet helps to portray a type of spirituality I could not capture with a camera. I deal with gold leaf often because it reminds me of the presence of God. When iconography was being produced for the Byzantine church a golden halo could be spotted behind people associated with divinity. In my work I strive to show the viewer that this kind of closeness to God (or sainthood) is available to everyone through the work of Jesus Christ.

Artist

Will McDonald

Art Medium

Charcoal Drawing

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