The Holy Family


Here are Joseph, Mary and Jesus in Bethlehem right after the birth. I wanted the baby to look like a baby — the kind you would want to hold and cuddle.  I wanted to show the sacred Son of God with sweetness in his eyes. Mary needed to look like a mother who is excited with her new little son. The picture needed to look like how real people would look, not like the weird paintings from the Renaissance that showed little Jesus with a head too small, holding a cross. Yes, it’s May, but Merry Christmas.

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May 7, 2012

Kathy @ 6:44 pm #

Excellent job! The final picture is beautiful…amazing really! Thank you for letting us be part of it and for sharing your talent.

Mary @ 7:03 pm #

Tom, That is sooo Excellent! You did justice to all the faces. I’m amazed at how real the Baby looks, and I love the motherly face of Mary (it’s Sarah’s face). Beautiful picture.

May 8, 2012

Susie @ 9:08 am #

You accomplished exactly what you wanted to. Beautiful faces, full of joy. One of your best!

March 19, 2013

Christine @ 6:25 pm #

How did I miss this one. I think it is beautiful. Love it!

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