"In the grace of the world, I am free" // Original painting on paper, 10.25"x11"
Title: "In the grace of the world, I am free" (2023)
Acrylic ink, gold foil, crushed metal, and mica powder on watercolor paper
When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light. For a time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
Original painting in greens, blues, and golds.
This painting will NOT come framed. Any frames in photographs are just to provide an example of what it could look like when you frame it.
All artwork is signed on the back. Can be signed on the front at collector's request.
Keep in mind that paintings can look slightly different in person. I paint using a lot of texture, so they are even better when you can see them in person - it is hard to capture here!
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