Psalm 91:11 “For he will command his angels concerning you, to guard you in all your ways”
Excerpt from book “50 Oil Paintings Inspired by my Christian Art”:
I can explain what the painting means, but as always, the art is a language and you can choose what you want it to mean... also, it may mean something different depending on when you see it. But I'll talk about what I was thinking about for this one. I wanted to do a traditional guardian angel oil painting- in which there's a guardian angel leading a child, but I wanted the danger to be a historical reference to the dangers of these times we live in, so... a city on fire seemed to represent this troubled time. I also added symbolic flowers- snowdrops. The flower is used for both celebrations and for funerals- which seems to represent well the situation we are in.
“When our world burns,
and we are delivered,
there is both grief
and renewal- hope,
that we will have a bright future”
So I painted a snowdrop flower in each hand, knowing that it looks like a sad little flower due to its wilting nature - it grows like that, sort of upside down. But with deeper meaning, the flower symbolizes purity, hope, and a bright future. I believe that we are in a paradox, of simultaneous destruction and creation.
“Well, that’s what I was thinking of…
our cities on fire is heartbreaking, hostile, evil, and depressing.
May we soon be delivered,
and our nations’ children have hope for the future.”
Small Print “Guardian Angel”
All small prints are approximately 8 x 10. Giclee Somerset Velvet Fine Art paper. Free shipping. No frame.
Medium Print “Guardian Angel”
All medium prints are approximately 16 x 20. Giclee Somerset Velvet Fine Art paper. Free shipping. No frame.
Large Print “Guardian Angel”
All large prints are approximately 24 x 30. Giclee Somerset Velvet Fine Art paper. Free shipping. No frame.