Click this link to get your prints! (Available until the end of October) https://chrisduffettart.com/products/3-free-prints-of-the-chrysalis-one-to-keep-to-give-away Originally painted for Stockport Churches for a new community hub and café, this Monarch Chrysalis to butterfly process is all about new life. From death to life. Transformation of the old into the new. This whole past 'loss of a season' … Continue reading The Chrysalis
Recently I have been part of delivering some training for #doyouknowhimtelford? A churches Together initiative of the Telford and surrounding villages and towns mission to help people engage with the Christian faith. We did a number of creative things ‘out there’ to engage with people but one of the things I heard from a friend … Continue reading What a good question to ask!
Yesterday I saw throughout the day a series of divine appointments. Do you know what they are? One definition describes them like this: Divine appointments are Spirit led appointments that give us the opportunity to be used in God’s service for the advancement of His Kingdom. My experience of them is that the people who … Continue reading Divine appointments.
3 new paintings based on the sunrise I can’t get away from the word ‘Dayspring.’ There’s something about the word that conjures up hope and good plans within my spirit. It’s an ancient English word for Dawn and in my painting recently I have been producing and creating picture after picture with simple and often … Continue reading Day Spring
I painted for five days. One of the biggest art projects I have ever undertaken! Here’s a short film tracking the process and thinking behind it: https://youtu.be/bUGHLrfjju8
What can we do to share the story of the most outrageously generous present this world has been graced with when we can’t gather and engage with groups of people? How can we gently encourage our neighbours and friends to lift their eyes off the pressure to levitate the gloom of the shadow of Covid … Continue reading How to safely share the reason for the season this Christmas time.
I need your help. At the end of November I'm taking 5 or so days to paint prophetically. 4 scenes of dawn entitled 'It's a new day' with a prayer that this may serve as a symbol of hope for the new day that is dawning. The paintings will be 4 scenes from the UK … Continue reading It’s a new day
New Day Dawning It’s grey and miserable and it feels like I haven’t seen the sun for an age and a half! Two weeks ago I watched it rise. It was a morning like no other- an opportunity to simply sit and wait for the sun to dawn. Here’s a short film of 5 paintings … Continue reading It’s a new day dawning
"He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters.” I’ve done a series of paintings recently based on a simple verse from 2 Samuel 22.17. The one above is a large 90cm by 90cm painting with gold leaf, inks, masking fluid and acrylic paint this beauty … Continue reading He reached down from on high.
The bag with the simple Halloween craft idea! Today we did an alternative Halloween event in our village. It was so simple: we gave an invitation to families to bring some food for the local foodbank and to take a free Halloween gift. Drop off. Pick up. Drop off and pick up! Also on offer … Continue reading Shine a light to remember loved ones