Thursday, December 24, 2015

La Noche Oscura

A "nocturne" painting study from life. From a great class taught by artist James Martin.

"To reach satisfaction in all, desire satisfaction in nothing..."

"For contemplation is nothing else than a secret and peaceful and
loving inflow of God, which, if not hampered, fires the soul in the spirit
of love."

-from St. John of the Cross, author of "The Dark Night of the Soul"

These sound like lofty aspirations, haha. But they seem worth the attempt ! ;)

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