Tag Archives: Joseph Smith

Rocks in the Grove

This is another scene from the Sacred Grove that I just painted.  Once more, I am still drawing from my mission.  It’s true what they say that missions change and affect lives forever. We have been talking a lot about … Continue reading

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Truth from the Earth

It was a fall September day when Joseph Smith first went to the Hill Cumorah to look upon the golden plates that would be translated to The Book of Mormon.  For four years he returned to that same spot on … Continue reading

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Joseph’s Temple

Here is my latest LDS painting for sale. It is a scene that is dear to many a missionary’s heart that served in the New York Rochester Mission, covering Palmyra.  It is a spot we always seemed to stop at … Continue reading

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New Painting: Joseph Praying

This is my latest church painting, entitled “Joseph Praying.” I was amazed by the positive reaction I received from it and already sold the original! I’m now selling prints of it as well for a flat $50 fee on my … Continue reading

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The Smith Farm in Winter

While I was serving my mission for my church in upstate New York, I often thought about how much I would love to paint the landscapes and historical sites I saw. I didn’t have time to do that while I … Continue reading

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Mormon Temples

This is a 30 minute landscape study I did of a view in Palmyra, New York.  What we are looking at here is a field that was used for farming by the Smith family back in the early 1800’s.  Across … Continue reading

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The Sacred Grove – felt pen and colored pencils, October 2010

This is a sketch done with felt pen and colored pencils I did for my father’s birthday in October.  It shows what we call the Sacred Grove.  This grove of trees that anyone can visit and walk through is located … Continue reading

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