Thursday, December 18, 2008

Soul Of A Nation




Oil on 5x7 hardboard.

This is my latest submission to Karin Jurick's Different Strokes From Different Folks. It's a fun challenge...she puts up a different photo each Wed. night. Artists from all over submit their renditions of it. The variety and creativity is both amazing and instructive.

Many years ago, my father earned 50 cents a day wearing footwear that looked exactly like this.
He worked that same job for over fifty years. The title of this piece refers to what the USA was built upon (in my opinion)...hard work, honesty, and a belief in God. I think we need a swift return to those roots.

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Luke 2:9 And, lo ,the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid.

5 comments:

  1. Very nice boots for this challenge. I love your title and the explanation, perfect.

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  2. Hi, Dominique...Thanks for stopping in and the kind words.

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  3. I like your version of the boots and love your sentiments as well. I agree.

    Good job!

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  4. I like your work. Thank you. I would like to see more in near future.

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