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Old 05-18-2017, 06:48 AM
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A Vision

Oil on board, 20 x 15 cm (about 8 x 6 inch):



Not that I'm particularly Catholic, but I like religious art, and I noticed on the news that the Pope has formally canonized two of the children involved in the famous Fatima vision.

The first thing that came to mind when I tried to visualize peasant kids were Amish ones, so I dressed my young visionaries in Amish clothing, even though the Amish are protestant. What can I say? That's the way I imagined it so that's the way I painted it. ;-)
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Very nice. My gf is very devoted to the Fatima visitation, and I am very respectful
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Old 05-25-2017, 09:08 PM
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Nice presentation.
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Old 05-25-2017, 09:59 PM
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Thanks for the kind comments. :-)
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Interesting that you choose Amish children.
I like the choice of the short brush strokes.
Very nice work, Brian.
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