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A curation of websites relating to my interest in religious and spiritual art from the past to contemporary and across cultures.
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Paintings by Shaun Downey

Paintings by Shaun Downey | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Realistic paintings by Canadian artist Shaun Downey that have the same feel as Edward Hopper's works.
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The Box: Photos by Elon Ganor

The Box: Photos by Elon Ganor | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Scenes shot through a wooden box by Israel-based photographer Elon Ganor. The primitive wooden lens, which was built for him by a carpenter in different shapes, colors, and sizes, yields some interesting results when combined with an advanced camera.
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Geometric Paintings on Old Prints by Reeve Schumacher

Geometric Paintings on Old Prints by Reeve Schumacher | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Geometric paintings on old newspapers by visual artist and musician Reeve Schumacher.
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Little Wings Hand Drawing | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration

Little Wings Hand Drawing | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Alex Konahin is an Artist from Latvia and he own some amazing hand drawing skills. In this series called little wings he draws 4 insects that do in fact have little wings but the way he carves them it's majestic.
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Growth Hand Drawing Case Study | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration

Growth Hand Drawing Case Study | Abduzeedo Design Inspiration | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Growth is a personal piece by Kerby Rosanes, an amazing illustrator from Philippines. In this post you will also see the process of creating and a time lapse video of the entire project. Enjoy!
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Francis de Sales: Spiritual Sugar-Plums «Enlarging the Heart ...

Francis de Sales: Spiritual Sugar-Plums «Enlarging the Heart ... | Religious Art | Scoop.it
January 24th is the feast of St Francis de Sales. A little child, who sees the surgeon bleed his mother, will cry when he sees the lancet touch her; but let that mother for whom he weeps ask for his apple or a sugar-plum which ...
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Celibacy and Loneliness | Spiritual Friendship

Celibacy and Loneliness | Spiritual Friendship | Religious Art | Scoop.it
For both Aristotle and Aquinas, friendship stands at the core of human and Divine reality… If we get that wrong, we get it all wrong.” -Fr. James Schall When I was a child, I used to have night terrors.
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Religion and Spirituality: Spiritual Warriors | National Gallery of ...

The current Explorations II: Religion and Spirituality exhibition is organized around six broad, overlapping themes, with a gallery dedicated to each theme. Here is the text panel for the fourth gallery, titled “Spiritual Warriors”: ...
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Oliver and Abraham's: painting in the first snow

Oliver and Abraham's: painting in the first snow | Religious Art | Scoop.it
My friend Pablo's art is incredible. He works big, I work small. (We decided to learn from each other...) On the first snowy day of the season, we sat at Zeke's and painted for hours, sipping on mate and swapping stories.
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Nelson Mandela's death: World mourns 'hero,' 'icon,' 'father' - World ...

Nelson Mandela's death: World mourns 'hero,' 'icon,' 'father' - World ... | Religious Art | Scoop.it
World leaders, politicians, celebrities and public figures all across the globe mourned the passing of Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist and South Africa's first black president, who died Thursday at home at the age of 95.
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Exploring the Spiritual Through Art | BU Today | Boston University

Exploring the Spiritual Through Art | BU Today | Boston University | Religious Art | Scoop.it
December is for many a spiritual time of the year. With Hanukkah nearly over and Christmas just weeks away, it is a time for reflection. Elements, Rudiments, and Principles addresses the various ways that visual artists convey ...
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MAKING A MARK: Favourite quotes about drawing and sketching

MAKING A MARK: Favourite quotes about drawing and sketching | Religious Art | Scoop.it
A list of favourite quotes about drawing and sketching categorised by artist and geography.
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5 Graphite Drawing Tips - Craftsy

5 Graphite Drawing Tips - Craftsy | Religious Art | Scoop.it
In Craftsy's FREE mini-class Figure Drawing Atelier, instructor Patricia Watwood provides step-by-step instruction on how to use a graphite pencil to create an accurate outline for any figure, plus many more tips for creating ...
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Insect Wings Made to Look Like Flowers by Seb Janiak

Insect Wings Made to Look Like Flowers by Seb Janiak | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Photos of insect wings manipulated to look like blooming flowers by Paris-based fine art photographer Seb Janiak. This series entitled Mimesis, a Greek word meaning imitation, was created without any special effects or retouching using only...
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Surreal Drawings by Klemt

Surreal Drawings by Klemt | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Surreal drawings by French artist Clément Tissier, aka Klemt.
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How to Shade a Drawing | Proko

How to Shade a Drawing | Proko | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Let's get into shading a drawing! We'll explore form, planes and light on form. I'll guide you through making an object feeling 3 dimensional by indicating the elements of light on form - highlight, center light, halftones, core ...
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DRAWN: 1st Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing

DRAWN: 1st Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Since its inception the organization has continued to incorporate drawing-based programming, including education (Drawing Center), publications (INDA), and gallery exhibits into the broad spectrum of its projects.
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the daily zen: Your Spiritual Immune System

the daily zen: Your Spiritual Immune System | Religious Art | Scoop.it
Learning to strengthen your uniqueness while respecting others' quests to do the same.
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Spiritual relationship between God & Prophet Muhammad (pbuh ...

Spiritual relationship between God & Prophet Muhammad (pbuh ... | Religious Art | Scoop.it
What is the spiritual and metaphysical relationship between God and the Prophet Muhammad? Check out this diagram to learn more. Click here to read ...
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Dysfunctional Religion Versus a Spirituality that Builds Intimacy ...

Dysfunctional Religion Versus a Spirituality that Builds Intimacy ... | Religious Art | Scoop.it
We don't have to look very deeply to recognize the divisiveness generated by religions throughout the world. Apart from those with an interfaith perspective -
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10 Secretly Spiritual, Must-See Movies. ~ Tammy T. Stone | elephant ...

10 Secretly Spiritual, Must-See Movies. ~ Tammy T. Stone | elephant ... | Religious Art | Scoop.it
I've compiled a list of films that encourage us, in their sheer awesomeness, to tap into what is deeply spiritual in us all.
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Faith is Torment | Art and Design Blog: Digital Art by Kait Kybar

Faith is Torment | Art and Design Blog: Digital Art by Kait Kybar | Religious Art | Scoop.it
A curated blog featuring art, photography, architecture, design, and animation from established and emerging artists around the world.
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Four Cable Drawing Machine Uses Cable-Controlled Drawing Head ...

Four Cable Drawing Machine Uses Cable-Controlled Drawing Head ... | Religious Art | Scoop.it
The Four Cable Drawing Machine uses a computer-controlled system of four cables to move a drawing head in a trough of sand, creating geometric sand designs in the process. The machine was created by David Bynoe for ...
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Making a list and checking it twice: listing the spiritual gifts | the ...

Making a list and checking it twice: listing the spiritual gifts | the ... | Religious Art | Scoop.it
In all my reading about charismatic issues and spiritual gifts, I have seen many lists and definitions of spiritual gifts. There's one issue though that seems really strange to me, and that's the question of whether or not the list of ...
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Grace: Spiritual Light and Warmth | SaintlySages

Grace: Spiritual Light and Warmth | SaintlySages | Religious Art | Scoop.it
"The parallel between the sun's rays and the light of Divine grace may be drawn out at great length. For as light penetrates and transforms and vivifies material bodies with which it comes in contact, so does grace penetrate the ...
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