Commissioned piece to be a wedding anniversary gift. Brief was to include part of the wedding vows and the verse Isaiah 51:3, “For the Lord shall comfort Zion; he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the voice of melody.”
The wedding vows, “Knowing your love for me and returning it, realizing your strengths and learning from them, recognizing your weaknesses and helping you to overcome them, I will love you, comfort you, honor and protect you.”
Colour brief: greens, gold, grey, browns, blueberry.
Acrylic on canvas.
40 x 60cm