Thomas and Jesus

Years ago I was commissioned to make a painting of Thomas touching the side of Jesus after the Resurrection.  I began this drawing then but ended up doing a much simpler painting for the commission.  I am in the process of preparing a large panel (for the second time) in order to paint this picture.  In this post is the drawing and original painting.  Following posts will explore the large panel construction and preparation and the new easel I have had to build to accommodate it.

The drawing.

Left detail.

Center detail.

Right detail.

The original painting.

2 Comments on “Thomas and Jesus

  1. Hey, Jack! How large is the original drawing? It looks amazing. James Schaefer

    • James, it is good to hear form you. The drawing is about 14″ by 23″. The panel that I will be making the painting on is 32″ by 54″. So as you should know, it will take me a really long time to paint.

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