Thursday, July 20, 2017

Farewell

WORSHIP
My Art Career has come to a close.

There are a few more pieces in the works,
but the end has come and my artistic sabbatical will continue.

For inquiries about my past work, please email me, erhartas@gmail.com

Blessings

Albin


Monday, June 20, 2016

A Sabbattical Year, partly disrupted

J's Jesus


A decision early last year to hold a sabbattical was very easy. The hand of God had put me in a postion that hardly allowed me to work on art projects. So, I set it aside. There were only a few "disruptions", like 'The Star of Bethlehem', then at the end of the term I finished a commission for a Catholic brother.

I was commissioned to do a painting about someone particular with red hair, but I choose Jesus on the cross with His hair red from blood. I took an unfinished painting which was an attempt to come up with a Christmas theme a few years back for a different purpose, but had turned out to be more a crucifixion and ascension scene. It was right thou for this purpose. It is amazing how failed work is set aside for a later purpose and becomes a perfect fit!

In addition thou I did a prayer box, a decorated shoe box that happened to be his shoe size and it included a decorated bible, two crosses and a devotional that I called 'Sword Of The Spirit' and the cover image shows a butterfly shape and a sword. The devotional is a set of 30 mostly flowery paintings, size 5" x 8"  and 30 inspirational verses glued to the back and it is sandwiched between two cartons with a zig-zag edge.

When I delivered the commission, he said 'you made my year'. Well, wasn't me who did that, but was the Holy Spirit.

J's Prayer Box




 

The Law is the Law.
I desire Mercy and not Sacrifice.
Hosea 6:6
The Ultimate Meaning
of God's Law is Mercy.

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."Mat 11:28-30 NIV


Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
2 Corinthians 4:16-18



Friday, December 25, 2015

Star of Bethlehem

A piece for a reenactment of the story of the magis following a star towards the house of David where a king was born.

The King has come.
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“But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple I have built.” 
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"But you, O Bethlehem Ephratah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth forme one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from old, from ancient days.."
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"The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world.. "

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us."
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"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulders, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace."
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“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the shadow of death a light has dawned.” 

“Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.” 
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Amen.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

OLD FASHIONED BIBLES

Our Creator gave us a very unique gift, creativity. While we can not create anything from nothing, He gave us everything to create off Him.