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Running Deer

I didn’t intend to take the winter off, but I’m happy to be back blogging on nature and faith, and how art seems to bridge these for me. The Pastors on Parade event scheduled for January was cancelled due to … Continue reading

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Winter Deer

Deer sketch, winter, marker on paper by Jacqueline Perry Churches United of the Quad City Area will hold a fun afternoon of entertainment on Sunday, January 27, from 2-4pm at First Presbyterian Church in Davenport, Iowa to raise money for … Continue reading

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Instead

Sketchbook drawing of the creek at Pilgrim Park, by Jacqueline Perry, 2012 At sunrise, I hiked the steep hill to a favorite spot in Pilgrim Park (near Princeton, Illinois). In the past, I would always find deer there; but, no deer this time. … Continue reading

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Thirsty

 “As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God.” Psalm 42:1 This week, I came across two drawings that I did while in seminary. My schedule was pretty screwed up back then. More times than … Continue reading

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Something More

Printmaking can be tedious. There are many steps,  but it is so darned satisfying to lift the paper off of the plate to see the final outcome. The print is a surprise each time. I can pull twenty prints in a row, and experience twenty surprises. This amazes me. … Continue reading

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Anna Feeding a Doe

My grandmother, Anna London, made many paintings in her life. She liked to paint local landscapes or copy scenes from cards or calendars. If she sold a painting at the county fair for more than $75,  she would call it her “bread … Continue reading

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