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New Items Added to My Store

“While Mary Sleeps” posters and greeting cards are now available in my online store. These are in addition to posters and greeting cards for my painting “The Greatest Gift“.

Starting “Blessing the Child”

I finished my second secret Christmas commission this morning (No, I can’t share it with you. It’s a Christmas gift!) and am excited to put “Blessing the Child” on my Read More …

Training Art Models

At their request, over the last few weeks I’ve had the marvelous and rare privilege of helping two members of the same family learn the business of being clothed art Read More …

New Prints Available for Christmas

Click the images below to purchase museum-quality prints of my paintings through Cornerstone Arts. Greeting Cards and other prints are also available. #GreetingCard #Print #Gallery #Christmas #Santa #Jesus #Christ #Manger Read More …

“The Greatest Gift” Now Online

My latest painting, “The Greatest Gift,” is now online. The painting shows Santa Claus kneeling at Christ’s manger. While Jesus was the greatest gift of God, he and Saint Nicholas Read More …

Trapped and Freed

One afternoon I discovered a tiny vole trapped at the bottom of my basement’s outside stairwell, washed there by heavy rains. I figured it could escape so I left it Read More …

Sketch of The Loving Christ

A pencil sketch of Jesus Christ I created for a class of six-year-olds I was teaching. More details on the web page The Loving Christ. #Christ #Jesus #Love #Child #Children Read More …

Happy Fathers Day

Fathers – past, present or future – the founders of tomorrow. #Fathers #FathersDay #Family #Painting #OilPainting #SaintJoseph #BabyJesus #FathersCare #FigurativeArt Ilustration: “While Mary Sleeps“, by Lester Yocum

Posters of “The Tree” Now Available

Responding to requests, I created two versions of my poem “The Tree”, with my painting “Loving Your Enemies” as background. Both are available as prints in a variety of prices, Read More …

The Tree

From my painting Loving Your Enemies. #Cross #Crucifixion #Christ #OilPainting #Painting #FigurativeArt #StoryTelling #Love #Sacrifice #FreeVerse #Poetry I think of that tree, raising its branches toward Heaven, bringing life and Read More …