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The Truth Can Be Hard

Hello Everyone!

It's been a little while since my last post, I have a few pieces that I will be able to post soon, but I am excited about this newest painting so I'm going to give you guys this one first.
The Truth Can Be Hard, 18"x24", Oil on Paper on Masonite, 2014
"The Truth Can Be Hard" is the second piece in my "Creationist" series.  It is another commentary on the Young Earth Creationist movement that is happening in our society.  It is scary that certain people don't respond to a progressive scientific outlook on the history of our planet and Universe.  Homo Sapiens have been on Earth for an estimated 200,000 years, which is still just the blink of an eye in the grand scheme of things.  And to think that some people believe we lived along side dinosaurs is just a bit too naive to take seriously.  So that is what this series is about.  People who blind themselves to the world surrounding them, in order to somehow feel closer to God.  It's also a good reason to be able to paint dinosaurs, for whom I have always had a passion.  This series has revitalized my love of dinosaurs, and I feel I have reached a new level of artistic satisfaction through this passion for the subject matter.  

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