– St. Francis of Assisi
Swirly Worms in Sight - 6" x 6" WatercolorI painted this from a photo by mbeckett at WetCanvas. The word for Illustration Friday is "sight" and with this big ol' fish eye, it seemed to fit the bill. He looks startled because he has never seen all the worms swirling like that before. What a sight! :)
I have another "sight" painting for tomorrow.
Wordpress editing is all messed up this morning, so I can't imbed the link or make any other edits, like adding tags. It won't even let me publish today's post. hmmmmm.
I worked both Saturday and Sunday, so the only time I had to paint was early in the morning, before getting ready. That means we'll be looking at more bookmarks later in the week. :)
Have a great day!
About St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecology in Catholicism, was born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone into a wealthy Italian merchant family in 1181. As a youth, he was known for carousing. After a series of illnesses, one of which occurred while a prisoner of war, he had a spiritual awakening. God came to him in a vision and told him to build up his crumbling church. Taking the dream literally, he began rebuilding a local chapel. He took a vow of poverty and began traveling, preaching, and working to help the sick and the poor. A group formed around him, becoming the Franciscan order. He died in 1226.