Commonly Referred To As Art

“I believe that all creativity comes from God and that when we enter into the creative process…“ - the artist

Afterwards, 2018, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $125

Afterwards, 2018, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $125

Writing, painting, photography, making music. . .

These forms of expression are included in something we commonly refer to as art.  

Saturday Night, 2018, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $150

Saturday Night, 2018, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $150

Not only do they afford us the opportunity to communicate who we are and what it means to be human, they are, for me, a profoundly effective vehicle for experiencing God.

The Last Night, 2019, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $225

The Last Night, 2019, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $225

I believe that all creativity comes from God and that when we enter into the creative process - with humility, genuine expectancy, and a childlike sense of playfulness - He welcomes us as partners into something uniquely powerful.

This Evening, 2019, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $225

This Evening, 2019, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $225

With that in mind, my primary goals as an artist are to be faithful to the Source, to invest my talents wisely and generously, and to celebrate the marriage of beauty and truth.

Twilight, 2019, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $225

Twilight, 2019, pastel, 16 x 20 inches, $225

I have been reducing pastel sticks to colored dust for about 20 years. This collection are interior pastel pieces that depict moments in life.

To view more work by the artist, please visit christopheralane.com, as well as www.facebook.com/Franopher. You may also follow the artist on Instagram.


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