I’ve just put in my shop 10 new paintings (and some BC- before Covid) that have been adorning the cafe walls of the Backroom cafe in Gamlingay. Here they are! You can order them or find out more about them by clicking any of the images.
I love third Sunday’s. They’re a highlight within a line of busy and good Sunday’s in a year where I’m often busy preaching, teaching or leading lecture blocks with our college I find it such an incredible privilege to do what I do at Gamlingay Baptist Church, a church I have recently joined to help … Continue reading Third Sunday’s
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
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
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.
Due to Covid no one is allowed to use the simple Prayer Room on the island of Bardsey. Only the chaplain. In the heart of this room is a special icon. A picture that is used in prayer. It captures so much of what the island means to me, a place of encounter and meeting … Continue reading Icon Out.
I had a week serving as chaplain on the island of Bardsey for a week. This is a what I got up to. https://youtu.be/qLsPlhFlyRs
Soul Food Yesterday as part of our ‘lighthouse cafe- inside out’ I created a soul food board to engage with people. The idea is to encourage people to pause and think about how to nourish their soul. I’ve been fascinated with the symbolism of feathers and the promises of covering and protection found in the … Continue reading Soul Food Board
I miss hugging people in this time of the world wide pandemic. I’m going to hug more often when this is all over! It’s hard keeping your distance when you see people suffering. The Easter story is a story of a great embrace. Transcendent holy God embracing humankind in our suffering by taking upon himself, … Continue reading The great embrace