Sermons from January 2017

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Genesis “God’s Work – Your Work”

Name: Werner Glinka 
Artistic discipline: Mixed Media Artist 
Date Taken: August 2013 
I refer to Werner as Mr. Industrial. Working with sharp metals and poking them into pieces of wood isn't want I consider to be "finger safe." When I first met Werner, he mentioned to me that he loved the photograph of Ruth's hands, and "hoped his hands would look as good as Ruth's!" Not to worry, as I had plans of my own to make his at least as good as the others. Werner works extremely fast, and during the session I noticed that his hands exerted much pressure while he forms and pressed small pieces of metal into his base materials. Because his hands are often contracted during that process, I felt it was much better to photograph his hands while he formed small pieces of wire that attached to the flat pieces of metal. So as I observed him working, I noticed that as he prepares small quantities of his pieces before embarking on pressing them into the base wood, his hands were much more expressive. I set up my small Speedlite to camera left and in front of him to light his hands and pliers in a way to show movement in his hands. And yes, they do look as good as Ruth's!

Genesis 1:28 “God blessed them and said, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it.  Rile over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” Genesis 2:8 “Now the Lord planted a garden in the east, in Eden; […]