Ascension Celebration


The focus of the painting is Christ as he joyfully ascends to return to his Father and the Spirit of God, but I've built in echoes of the crucifixion in Christ's body shape and Easter with the sunrise; enjoy!

This is very well painted Andrew, I’m especially impressed with the light source on Christ’s body, and the interpretation of the Ascension , well done . .. x

Thank you Linda for that lovely feedback! Haven't seen any new paintings from you recently? peace & love; God bless, Andy 🙂 x

Very powerful as are many of your paintings Andrew

Thank you Heather, for your lovely comments! peace & love; God bless, Andy 🙂❤️

A beautiful painting with such a wonderfully, topical background as people all over the world struggle through the present day crisis. Thank you for your lovely message of hope Andrew.

Oh my goodness Andrew. What an incredible painting. You most certainly have surpassed yourself, utterly incredible piece of art. I could almost believe I was looking at a painting from the Renaissance era. Absolutely beautiful. xx

Thank you dear Carole, for your lovely comments! Really encouraging! peace & love; God bless, Andy 🙂❤️

Love this . Totally original and love the lighting from the back and great perspective.

Thank you Fred for your thoughtful feedback! peace & love; God bless, Andy 🙂

Thank you for all the lovely feedback on this painting; it's one of those that I so very nearly gave up on, but so glad that I didn't! Keep safe; love and God bless all, Andy

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This is my take on the Ascension of Christ from a very different perspective from any that I've seen depicting that event; the celebration theme seemed right for these pandemic times! Enjoy! God bless, Andy

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Andrew Smith

I’ve always loved water, its movement, its colour, it’s power. I had the privilege of working as a hydrologist for nine years before ordination, necessarily but enjoyably observing the movement of water in full flow or even in floods. That was thirty years ago but my love for moving water has not…

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