Obscured Dimensions

For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.

1 Cor. 13:12

I have students smarter than myself. It happens all the time. I have come to accept it. In a speech class I had a student who spoke of quantum physics and dimensions. I really had no idea what he was talking about. I did not even pretend to understand. He got a good grade.

I have just recently come to realize that our God of Abraham, Issac and Jacob is so multidimensional that I cannot comprehend or imagine. He is omnipotent. He knows the hearts of all men. 1 Kings 8:39. He created time and acted before time began. Jude 1:25. The Lord said in Jeremiah 23:24: “Can a man hide himself in secret places to that I cannot see him? Do I not fill heaven and earth?”

Our God is multifaceted and complicated. His thoughts are not our thoughts. His ways are not our ways. Isaiah 55:8-9.

So, needing to cleanse my palate after my previous work involving 17 figures in great detail, I took on an abstract on canvas to play with the multidimensional character of God that we cannot see clearly. I painted layer upon layer of lines and shapes, then lathered a cool blue and created textures with paper. I am sure that I have fallen woefully short, but I had an abundant time in the studio.