I have been asked to paint a portrait of a fictional saint for a film. From the photo of the actress I created these ‘maps’ for a 9 x 12″ image. My purpose is just to show the use of space and to incorporate the details I am asked to show. The film maker choose the larger head size shown above. He would also like me to depart from the photo more and show looser hair — my preference too. Miles to go…
“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy may be complete.” (Jn. 15:11)
My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. (Jn. 10:27)
A title of Mary is “Mary, Star of the Sea”. Wayfarers of all sorts have sought her intercession.
“Shelter me, O God. Hide me in the shadow of your wings…”