IN FINE LIGHT

In Fine Light For Denmark Place Baptist Church

We become humbled when faced with the Elements. We marvel in awe at the power of water through the seas and rains: feel restored by nearness to fast moving rivers, trickling streams or tranquil lakes.

Water has always represented aspects of our spiritual life, giving us, in this context, a sense of peace, rebirth and renewal.

I draw parallels with watery stains as this work also reflects my fascination with the Turin Shroud: how many believe Christ’s image to be transfixed in the cloth drawn over His body in the tomb.

I hope to reflect the calmness and stillness of this church through simple marks created with watery-pigmented fluid onto watercolour paper.

The longer one looks at these watercolours images will emerge as our imagination is stimulated, like making pictures from the clouds.

Gill Dove

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