Thursday, January 24, 2013

Africa from Franklin's View

Franklin, at age 14, can tell the stories of Ghana with his pencil and his paintbrush.
His heart is reflected in his art.

Pencil drawing November 7, 2012
Returning Home

"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time."
Thomas Merton

Acrylic - November 9, 2012
Village Life

"A picture is a poem without words."

Acrylics - Mid December 2012
Scenes of Ghana

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

-Pablo Picasso

Pencil Drawing January 16, 2013
A young girl with the eyes of so many children here in Ghana...
"The Eyes Tell the Story"

"An artist is not paid for his labor, but for his vision." 
James Whistler

Whatever is good and perfect comes down to us from God our Father, who created all the lights in the heavens.  He never changes or casts a shifting shadow.
James 1:17


The Last Crusade said...

Absolutely amazing! The detail of the little girls hair... awesome!

Annie said...

Really beautiful work! Memories to keep forever!