Despite the heat, I was able to work on and complete a new work this week. Yeah! It's a composition that I had been pondering for a while, so it feels good to have finally executed it. Each day or so I added a new detail and took pictures documenting how it changed over the week. It's kind of fun watching a piece transform. The inspiration for this painting is taken from John 12:3, "Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus' feet
What can wash away my sin?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
What can make me whole again?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus. Refrain:
Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus I originally planned to paint over this image, but as I looked at it I realized I still liked the idea: our hearts becoming clean because of the blood of Christ. The original underpainting was done in acrylic, but this