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Two Portraits of Jesus Christ

Happy Easter Everyone! I'm celebrating Easter with two newly crafted works of art, "Easter" and "Son of Man".  I felt compelled to create an interesting portrait of Jesus Christ.  Every time I paint Jesus, I paint him with different features.  Maybe one will have a long beard, one might have a longer nose, one might have thin lips or one will have a different hair style.  Anyway you look at it my paintings of christ are all ways unique from each other. The Portrait This Easter I wanted to create a portrait with a piercing gaze, a direct look, right into your soul.  I originally intended this to be a happier portrait, but it turned out differently.  This portrait features ...

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What's the Deal with Voodoo Anyway?

What is Voodoo? We often seen the religion as Voodoo, but a more accurate spelling is Vodou.  Voodoo spelling is more the pop-culture spelling of the religion.  Voodoo is a religion that originated in Africa, it is a combinations of different Catholic, African and Native American traditions and rituals.  A person who practices Voodoo is a Voodooist.  Unlike many traditional religions, Voodoo has no scripture and is a community based religion with individual experiences.    Is Voodoo Bad? Voodoo is a religion.  It is a religion that has wrongly been singled out and associated with evil.  Voodoo is different and many times people are afraid of the things they don't understand.  What makes it worse is that it has become...

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