Creation

  This paradise I give thee, count it thine.. John Milton : Paradise Lost     Mixed Media on canvas with attached/modified objects pineapple top, an avocado stone, sunflower seeds, a snail shell and petals from an Amaryllis. There is also a small light bulb, a wrist watch mechanism and a feather.   28" x 28" … Continue reading Creation

The Lamb : Earthbound

  He shall ascendThe throne hereditary, and bound his reignWith Earth's wide bounds, his glory with the Heavens. John Milton Paradise Lost   For the Lamb, which is in the midst of the throne, shall govern them, Revelations 2:7 Acrylic paint, Acrylic medium, collage, Found Objects, Organic Materials including Sheep bone. 28" x 28" sq … Continue reading The Lamb : Earthbound

Expulsion : The First Morning of Our World

"The World was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide:They hand in hand with wand'ring steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way"  John Milton Paradise Lost Acrylic paint, Acrylic medium, collage, Found Objects, Organic Materials, Crayon, Marine Varnish. 28" x 28" sq (71cmx71cm)

Dialectical Vision: Theories of Order

SOLD "God to remove his wayes from human sense,/ Plac'd Heav'n from Earth so farr, that earthly sight, / If it presume, might err in things too high,/ and no advantage gain" John Milton : Paradise Lost Acrylic paint, Acrylic medium, collage, Found Objects, Organic Materials, Crayon Printing Ink. 28" x 28" sq (71cmx71cm) Sold … Continue reading Dialectical Vision: Theories of Order

Above the Storm

"thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast Abyss,"   "Back to the gates of Heaven: the sulphurous hail, Shot after us in storm, o'erblown hath laid Of Heaven received us falling;" John MIlton : Paradise Lost, Book1 Mixed Media, including acrylic medium, organic objects layered … Continue reading Above the Storm

Ascent

  And from these corporal nutriments perhaps Your bodies may at last turn all to Spirit, Improv'd by tract of time, and wingd ascend Ethereal, as wee, or may at choice Here or in Heav'nly Paradises dwell; John Milton : Paradise Lost Mixed Media, including acrylic medium, organic and found objects layered on to cement … Continue reading Ascent

One Gate There Only Was

As one continu'd brake, the undergrowthOf shrubs and tangling bushes had perplextAll path of Man or Beast that past that way:One Gate there onely was, and that look'd East John Milton,  Paradise Lost  Cement, acrylic, collage, found organic material, Copper, PVA on canvas. 71 x71cm (28"sq) 2012 Shots below made at stages of progress   … Continue reading One Gate There Only Was

A Suspension of Disbelief

...he had of me All he could have; I made him just and right, Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall. John Milton: Paradise Lost. Milton's God reacts to Man's foreseeable fall by his plan of grace, .... Milton's idea of grace is not “irresistible,” but “conditional” upon Man's choice to accept or refuse it. … Continue reading A Suspension of Disbelief