THE DARK WOODS

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch. Christian Artist Minister of Creativity, copyright 2012 ————— We go into the woods to feel the mystery, to ponder what might be there…behind the trees. It’s such a nurturing place with all the babbling brooks, how could there be anything there… to harm me? But I see a pair of … Continue reading

CREATIVITY BASICS – 2 – REPETITION

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch., Christian Artist Minister of Creativity, copyright 2012 ————– I have a difficulty with repetition. I get bored easily; so I am always looking for something new. I still do a lot of repetition, but don’t like it. Repetition is a major creative element. The picture above (if it uploaded with … Continue reading

MY HIKING TRAIL COMMANDMENTS + travel and rattle snake story

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch., Christian Artist Minister of Creativity, copyright 2012 —————– The rules that apply to my wife are the ones about, screaming, hats, water and hiking distances. The rest apply to me. This may be impossible to read on cell phone screens. The natural commandment rock below. By the way, we did … Continue reading

CREATIVITY BASICS

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch., Christian Artist Minister of Creativity,  copyright 2012 —————– Existence, we exist, therefore we have many needs and desires. Before you begin thinking about all your needs and desires, simply enjoy your existence. Observation is primary through our senses. I know so many people who are oblivious to what’s going on … Continue reading

A MEDITATION THROUGH COLOR

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch. Christian Artist Minister of Creativity,  copyright 2012 ————— A pleasing arrangement of colors is similar to a daily meditation or prayer. I experience peace gazing upon the colors God created. I imagine myself moving in and out of one color into another and how the different colors make me feel … Continue reading

FIBERS

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch. Christian Artist Minister of Creativity, copyright 2012 —————— I love you with every fiber of my being, even when you’re scheming, but especially when you’re breathing. Even when you’re screaming, but especially when you’re cleaning. Even when you’re complaining, but especially when you’re appealing. Even when you’re deceiving, but especially … Continue reading

DO WE WANT ETERNAL LIFE WITH GOD?

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch. Christian Artist Minister of Creativity, copyright 2012 —————- When God’s light searches our heart, what will he find? Will he find fears, will he find anger, or will he find passions with strands of love? When God’s light searches the oceans of our souls, what will he find? Will he … Continue reading

THE SOURCE

By Jim Pecha B. Arch., Christian Artist Minister of Creativity, copyright  2012 —————- A light in the dark, we want to know its source, does it reveal truth to help us chart our course? The events of the world are leading to a cataclysmic fight, as we all search for some meaningful insight. We have … Continue reading

NON-REPRESENTATIONAL ART

By Jim Pecha B. Arch., Christian Artist, Minister of Creativity, copyright 2012 ————– Non-representational art is the most expressive when attempting to present all the aspects of life. The full spectrum of colors can represent the completeness of life or any activity within life. I wasn’t much of a fan of modern art, non-representational art at … Continue reading

FIRST VERSION

By Jim Pecha, B. Arch., Christian Artist Minister of Creativity, copyright 2012  —————— I take these pictures, but God controls the content. The picture above seemed to have something to do with a cavern entrance leading to someplace very dark and hot, but I thought if I lightened it up a bit, it could be … Continue reading