Here we see prophecy in three dimensions, with the blocks representing individual prophecies. The height represents the prophets themselves, some considered major because they were so prolific, and some minor. The width represents their geographic location, with some living in eastern areas and some much farther west. The depth represents time, as prophecy of Christ is found beginning in the Garden of and Eden and continues through to a few hundred years before His birth. But take a step back and you will see these prophecies (though coming from disparate sources) all come together to point to Christ and His eventual sacrifice on a cross for our sins.
This piece is special to me because it was created by my father. I developed the concept and sketched up the plans, but my father is the one who actually built this piece using an old block of pine wood and piano wire.
Size: 20" x 20" x 24"
Materials: Pine blocks, piano wire
Overthinking DesignI dream big. Without fail, my first draft ideas have to be simplified to be realistic. In January of 2012 I developed an idea for a piece of artwork to be displayed at that year's Good Friday art exhibit. The elements involved were not at all complex. Neither was the execution, though it would require…