Tag Archives: Madonna

Annunciation: Thorns of Promotion

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Annunciation

I’m starting to realize that I am on a Quest. Sometimes the images rise up out of the mists and sometimes they beckon from artists past. But always they are signs along the way to be recognized and shared.

I wasn’t sure why the crown of thorns wanted to be included in this painting. However, over the months it took to paint this image on my lunch hours and weekends, I was promoted three times at my place of work.  And, the third promotion, which was like a bolt from the sky on my birthday, definitely came with a crown of thorns. Sometimes I feel the blood dripping into my eyes.

Annunciation: painting (c) Cheyenne MacMasters 2016, oil on canvas, 60″x 48″

Madonna at the Crossing

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mother and child at the crossing

Madonna at the Crossing

 Madonna at the Crossing

Does the dream precede the event?

Is the child a Christ?

Or, is this her creative spirit

coming into being?

She is hungry to go forward.

by Cheyenne MacMasters 2014

60″ x 36″ oil painting