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July 30, 2014

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The Makings of an Altar

Before the craft, there was the man. Before the art, there were the hands. Every piece that reigns as a master was first born on scraps of paper in quiet strokes of soft pencil led; quiet strokes of revelation.IMG_4771

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July 15, 2014

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Jake Weidmann at TEDX Mile High

Jake speaks from the TEDx stage on the subject of Why Write? As a certified Master Penman, Jake sheds light upon our writing heritage and why it is still vital for us to keep writing today and into the future.

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June 20, 2014

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King of the Boundless Sea

For nights on end, My Artist collects magnifying detail on paper, the face of a man whom emerges from the mist collected around his head; his eyes cast out upon the sea of smoke before him. A sailor- his weathered face a charted map of his adventures of uncharted waters.

 

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June 13, 2014

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May 02, 2014

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Beneath the Wings

Finally, the day we have anticipated for so long has finally come and has only recently passed: our wedding day!

People say it is the “happiest day of your lives,” but Jake and I have agreed that our wedding day was merely the first line of a whole happy story yet to be told. We are living in our happiest days and look forward to the unfathomable joy awaiting us ever after.

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December 11, 2013

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O Come, O Come Immanuel!

The name “Immanuel,” which means “God with us,” is essentially handed off to the Holy Spirit at Jesus’s ascension- “I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:20).  Thus the Spirit is the divine connection between Christ’s story and ours and so, transcends into the future. After a couple of concept sketches, this was the piece that I painted in oil on canvas.

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February 05, 2013

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Romance of the Pen

Valentine’s Day is just beyond the horizon and I am a hopeless romantic with a pen - brace yourself!

 

 

 I happen to think, with every bias admitted, that calligraphy is the most romantic art form ever invented; words of love established by passion, stroked with affection, and adorned with beauty are sent through the eyes as beams of light to the soul.

 

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