I recently came across Matt Tommey's podcast while searching for Christian artist resources. He offers a boatload of free resources that I have just begun to explore! His outreach is to creatives of all kinds including writers, musicians, crafters, and artists.
Below are free links to an awesome "Gathering of Artisans" Conference held last week in North Carolina, that Matt broadcast Live on Facebook. (I don't think you need to have an account to view.) He offers many more free resources you can access on his website, including his podcast. Click here. Enjoy!!
4" x 4" Quilled Christmas Tree 'ornament' for Forks Area Art Society Fundraiser
I joined a Quilling Small Group at my church. It's a lot of fun! I'd like to incorporate the tiny paper designs into my paper collages, specifically "HEALED HEART". Stay tuned... :-)
Our leader mentioned this scripture in light of God gifting (us) artisans with skills for His glory... WOW!
Exodus 31:1-6 New King James Version (NKJV) Artisans for Building the Tabernacle
31 Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 2 “See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah. 3 And I have filled him with the Spirit of God, in wisdom, in understanding, in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship, 4 to design artistic works, to work in gold, in silver, in bronze, 5 in cutting jewels for setting, in carving wood, and to work in all manner of workmanship. 6 “And I, indeed I, have appointed with him Aholiab the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; and I have put wisdom in the hearts of all the gifted artisans, that they may make all that I have commanded you:"
Check out some really cool quilling designs (below)!
WORK IN PROGRESS - 12" x 12" paper collage - working title "Healed Heart" - DAY FIVE: Going a new direction...
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