Trinity Episcopal Church – Black and White 8×10

“You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.”
St. Francis de Sales

Trinity Episcopal B-W 72 res

Trinity Episcopal Church – Black and White Version

Excuse the terrible photo.  I took this in my studio this morning when it was still dark.  It’ll need a lot of cleaning up in Photoshop because I was too impatient to stop working, so I could bring it in to work to scan it.  (The black and whites will become a coloring book later.)  But I really wanted to start with the paint.  It’s so much fun painting these little building portraits.  🙂

About St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales (1567–1622), known as the Gentle Saint, was bishop of Geneva. His motto was, “He who preaches with love preaches effectively,” and his religious texts, including Introduction to the Devout Life, have resonated with many non-Catholics. Pope Pius IX proclaimed him a patron saint of writers. Some consider him a patron saint of the deaf; he invented a form of sign language to teach a young deaf man how to communicate.



7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. afternoonartist
    Dec 09, 2012 @ 21:22:05

    I know you’re going to have fun coloring that gorgeous window. I know I would. Love this drawing, Beth.


  2. Cindy D
    Dec 07, 2012 @ 11:16:39

    Very cool – I love that brickwork! (They will all be different colors, right?) Haha, can you imagine? Beautiful window. Looking forward to a color version!


  3. just4crafters
    Dec 07, 2012 @ 09:19:01

    Great sketch Beth!!! Must have been very time consuming drawing all the individual bricks. They look fantastic. Love them!!! The quote is great too!!! ~Sophia


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