Friday, 25 February 2011

Immolatum

The finished painting of the crucified Christ:

Immolatum


47 comments:

  1. Brilliant work Pat. It's been a busy week for me but I have been following this process.
    The eye have it and tell so much. Great work on the shadow.
    This was a challenge for you and you pulled it off perfectly.

    Well done Pat.

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  2. Thanks so much Dors.xx
    It was a challenge for me, I had to believe I was good enough to do it.. and so glad you think I've done well xx

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  3. Wow, this is really great work! The eyes are great, the shadows are great, the background is great... you've done it!

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  4. Very good outcome. It has been enjoyable to see your progress on this.

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  5. Is fantastic! The face from this perspective, turned out well. You've done a wonderful work. You are a great painter.
    Elsbeth

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  6. Thank you Judy.. I'm pleased with all those areas too. Glad you like it xx

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  7. Thanks, Prabal. Glad you enjoyed the journey xx

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  8. Thanks, Elsbeth - you're very kind.
    Only trying to use the gift He gave me xx

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  9. Thanks, Maria - glad you think its incredible. I look at Him and really it astounds me that this should have come out of my brush! xx

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  10. The eyes - the way you chose to paint the shadow and the angle of the eyes expresses everything.

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  11. Thanks, Candy - the eyes are very expressive, its true.. everything is there! xx

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  12. As several others have said...the eyes really say it all. God has given you this talent. It is wonderful.

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  13. Pat, congratulations! The eyes, as everyone has mentioned, are amazing! I also love the thorns, the shadows, the background....You have done it!

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  14. Very nice, Pat! Its amazing how much can be accomplished with well-placed value changes!
    Sheryl

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  15. You must be glad that you did it - I know you were a little nervous about it. Its great Pat :0)

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  16. Thank you Tonya. Glad you think I've made a wonderful painting xx

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  17. Thanks, Christiane!
    I am honestly as enamoured as you are. I painted first and stopped to look afterwards.. xx

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  18. Thanks Sheryl.
    Everything can be done with those changes.. colour is secondary. xx

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  19. Thanks, Sandra.
    So kind of you to say it is great.. you are right, I was nervous.. part of my didn't feel good enough to paint my Lord xx

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  20. It's a strong strong work! Goos weekend, Arianna

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  21. thank you , Arianna.. I feel it has great strength too xx

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  22. Your completion of this painting was well worth the wait.. You have done an excellent interpretation Pat.. Just beautiful!
    Penny

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  23. Beautiful is all I can say. You have so much talent. Thank you for sharing it with us.

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  24. Thank you Penny. Glad you think the painting is beautiful xx

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  25. Thank you Willow. So glad you like it - and thanks for the compliment on my talent. xx

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  26. Our God!His face transmit his suffering!
    Superb great work!

    Ciao Pat!

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  27. Dear Pat, now you have to think about another artistic ambition, because this one is done, and so well done. Your Christ is wonderful, he reflects your faith.You are good, my friend! xx

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  28. Glad to see this posted, Pat...you've done a beautiful job. Great values.

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  29. It's fabulous. How nice it was to see the steps you take to get to this point.

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  30. Thanks, Francesco... so glad you can feel the emotion and think the work is superb. hugs, Px

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  31. Thanks Anamaria.. I am glad you think I did Him proud.. and yes, I will have to think of another ambition now! xx

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  32. Thanks Mollie.. you're a star for all the support you give xx

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  33. Thank you Ann.. so glad you think the painting is fabulous xx

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  34. Congratulations Pat, to me this is really a fantastic work! Ciao.

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  35. Thank you, Tito. You are very kind. hugs xx

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  36. Per caso sono entrato nel tuo meraviglioso bolg e ti faccio i miei complimenti per i tuo lavori in particolar modo questo stupendo volto di Gesù, dove fai vedere tutta la sua sofferenza. Un lavoro veramente magnifico. Ciao e buona settimana.

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  37. Very very beautiful, Pat. I can tell that your heart and soul and many years of thought went into this work. Just lovely!
    Ann

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  38. Welcome, Gabriele.. I am glad you found my blog.
    Thank you for your kind words about my painting of Jesus. It was always my ambition to paint Him. It has taken me 14 years of learning to produce this wonderful piece. Ciao xx

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  39. Thanks, Ann. My heart and soul is indeed within this work. Well spotted! xx

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  41. Pat, congratulations on such a superb painting! It is so impressive and dramatic!

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  42. Thank you, Maria - you're very kind xx

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  43. Trying to catch up Pat....
    What can I say about this piece....painted from the heart. It speaks to me. So beautiful.
    What a glorious subject to paint. it's just wonderful.xx

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  44. Thanks June - it definitely came from the heart - glad you think its wonderful xx

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