Scripture Art and Various Creative Conceptions Born of Love

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Magenta

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I designed this panel earlier this week :) The Ezekiel verses have been on
my mind for a while, and opened our Sunday teaching this past week (y)
 

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Thank you, Renee :) Fonts are tricky because so few of them are available in bold, and too many of them are excessively fancy and therefore hard to read, or else they are overly plain, and I do not want to use anything like Times New Roman on my panels :oops: I do try to make them as legible as possible without making the text too dark, and also add a highlight effect around the text to further separate it from the background to hopefully enhance/improve ease of reading...
Magenta, so much goes into what you do that I think some take for granted. I use to, not anymore. It really is much more intricate which makes it a form of worship unto the Lord.

I pray your day is well.
 

Magenta

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Magenta, so much goes into what you do that I think some take for granted. I use to, not anymore. It really is much more intricate which makes it a form of worship unto the Lord.

I pray your day is well.
Thank you, Renee, I do put many hours into the designing of any one panel, and that is only counting the time required to arrange/position/size/color enhance any and all of the elements and text used in any given panel. The searching for and collecting of the elements themselves takes many hours also, though over time that has lessened as they accumulate from past searches :) Some get used repeatedly and others I have never used :oops: Sometimes I will work with a single element for a while and then decide not to use it at all in the panel under construction, and others that are worked in to the design may be covered by something that gets positioned over top of it :cool: My single folder for miscellaneous items/elements holds 1,668 files; my Christos folder holds 680 files; Frames and Borders 512 files, Backgrounds has 460 files and my Equus folder has 352 individual items in it :) So it also takes time to go through my multiple folders to select from the elements I already have. I do not know ahead of time how I want it to look, as the designing process is spontaneous. Usually all I know at the outset is the Scripture verse and purpose of the panel. Sometimes I will open an image to use and then never get back to it as I become thoroughly engaged working with other elements, which is a form of meditation for me, yes. That scratches the surface of the process, but even so is possibly saying more than anyone wished to know :D It is also true that after I initially think any panel is completed, I often find something I wish to alter in some way :giggle: May God bless your day as well! :)
 
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in japanese manga raigeki means lightning bolt
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er scratch that, Exodus 14:14 - the Lord will fight for you, you only need to be still,

so um, lightning bolts, and a peacefully sleeping Christian with some signs of demons being fried
 

Magenta

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I worked on this one during the week and finished it last night :)
 

Magenta

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These are great. What medium do you use?
Hello Gregory, and thank you :) It is a digital medium, so I am working in pixels, using Photoshop, though I started in Pixlr ;) I call what I do "collaging" :D I search out individual images like butterflies, flowers, backgrounds, etc, that are on the web, many of which are offered for free for non-commercial use in personal projects. I explain some of the process in post number 124 above... I am glad you like them :) I enjoy the process of designing thee panels to display Scripture, and prayers for fellow members :D
 

Magenta

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It's colorfully beautiful. You've out done yourself again but you forgot to sign it. Ooops!
You fell asleep on the job :giggle::love::giggle: Thank you, Bob :) You continue to be an inspiration to me :D
 

Magenta

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I designed this panel today :) It is the second in an "I AM" series.
 

Magenta

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Bob and I have finished reading Romans, following the reading of Acts :)

I designed this panel for him at his request :love:
 

Magenta

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I had trouble getting the color as vibrant as I would have wanted it in this one :unsure: