Yearnings

I have a continuous yearning to spread my love for nature, family, and above all, the word of the Lord through my artwork.  Therefore, you'll usually see them surface in my work, or if nothing else, they're my inspiration to create.  Here's a humble sampling of my original works.

Yellow Flower Field
Charcoal and Pastels
Denise, Roger & Leslie's ABC Wednesday - X-tra Large Yellow Flowers
Julia's What's On Your Workdesk? Wednesday #264
Eva & Kristin's Paint Party Friday - Week 16 Year 4
Psalm 43:3
Marker Sketch
Piarom's Mix It Monthly Challenge - June 2014 Home
Julie's Friday Sketches - Week 16
Lori's Mandarin Orange Monday #98
Family Keepsakes
Pencil Drawing
Lynn's Paper, Paint, Pencils & Pens - Treasures and Mementos 
Jen's In the Studio
Alexandra's Sunday Sketches
Friendly Notes
Paper Piecing and Hand Lettering
Freshly Made Sketches By Cindy H. #141
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - You Gotta Have Friends
Rhedd and Rosie Challenge Blog: #35 Anything Goes
Lord's Prayer
Collage and Hand Lettering
Tag Tuesday - Tag on Tag
Karen's Word Art Wednesday #138
Manon's Paper Saturdays
Ticket to Love, Joy and Peace
Collage, Hand Lettering, and Beading (Which I don't use often enough)
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog - I Ought To Use This More
Take a Word Challenge - Mail Art
Tag Tuesday - Ephemera
Orange Butterfly
iPhone Shot
Bella's 52 Photo Challenge - Gallery #8 {In Flight}
Order of the Opus Gluei Challenge #185 - Animals
Maria's Orange You Glad It's Friday #96
I want to thank everyone who took the time to leave kind words on my last post, as well as all my followers.  I enjoyed reciprocating the favor, as well as leaving comments in many other blogs as well.  Blessings!

Comments

Laura Sterckx said…
This is gorgeous! Love the happy colors you used and the mix of patterned papers is fabulous. Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog! :)
gorgeous artwork and photosharing Arnoldo!
Blessings
xxx
Susi
Lori Kennett said…
As always a warm thoughtful post with beautiful words and images. Thank you for being part of Mandarin Orange Monday. Your post made me smile:)
Melissa Latchem said…
You are clearly a very talented lady! beautiful work. Many thanks for joining the Rhedd and Rosie’s challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)
Meihsia Liu said…
Love your beautiful drawings and photo. The tag you design is awesome. The background is just fabulous. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)
Karren said…
Beautiful artwork and a fabulous card! The patterns work so well together and the burlap heart is a perfect touch. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.
Anita Houston said…
Great post with a plethora of gorgeous art! LOVE your art journal and tags! Wonderful!
Lady Lilith said…
Wow. I am so feeling your love of nature in the first two images.
Sandie said…
Beautiful work as always Arnoldo and a great entry in to our challenge at Rhedd & Rosies...x
Margik said…
Bellas palabras, Arnoldo. Me encantan tus dibujos y el amor que pones en ellos. Los tags son estupendos con muchos detalles muy originales. Como siempre has hecho un post muy agradable.
Un saludo cordial
Mar
Sim said…
Beautiful job Arnoldo!
Splendid colors and awesome intentions! :)
Sammy said…
There's a lot of gorgeous work here, but I especially love the entry into our challenge! Fab colours and design! Thank you for playing along at Rhedd and Rosie’s. Sammy-x
Pia Rom said…
OMG Arnoldo your artwork is incredible as always and so ovious fullfilled with love! Such a joy to look at! I looove your scetch of the lil curch so much! Thank you so much for beeing part of Mix It Monthly ♥ Conny
Leslie: said…
the x-tra large flowers remind me of Van Gogh! Take it as a compliment! :D

Leslie
abcw team
Electra said…
Of course photography counts, Arnoldo. Is there anything you can't do? Thanks for giving me a special reason to stop by and see your work again, and thanks for playing with us at Opus Glue!
Angie said…
Such wonderful inspiration on your blog today!!! Fabulous works of art! Love them all! HAPPY WOYWW Angie #66
Lmkazmierczak said…
Visiting from ABC...The Lord's Prayer is striking...Your creativity is an honor to the Lord since He is so well known for his creativity♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/finding-the-x-traordinary/
lisa said…
What stunning artwork and I love the butterfly. You have a lovely blog here.
Thanks for stopping by earlier.
Hugs Lisax #38
Xtra pretty, too.
ROG, ABCW
Leovi said…
Sí, me encantan los diseños en esas bonitas etiquetas!!
Bridget Larsen said…
You have great handwriting for journalling.
love those notecards
Bridget #35
tag on tag on tag ad infinitum, well not quite. I like how the message can't be missed on this card. the hand lettering gives an heritage authentic feel to this inspirational project. We appreciate that you have taken time to share with us at Word Art Wednesday this week.
Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson
Nana Jo said…
Your art work is a prayer. Yearning is such a powerful urge of the spirit, and you are using yours to create a holy beauty. By the way, your yellow flower fields would make a gorgeous stained class window.
Jackie said…
Beautiful work , those little burlap hearts are so sweet!
Thank you for the earlier visit, have a good week
Jackie 47
QuiltSwissy said…
As usual, I am in awe of your ability to draw. The butterfly is a great shot!
VonnyK said…
You always have such beautiful artwork. I really love your bright flowers. It's freezing here and they have brightened my day.
Have a great week,
Von
Kelly said…
Lots of lovelies going on. Your sketchwork is great. I love the tag and am inspired to try that sketch.
Creative Blessings! ~Kelly #73
Angela Radford said…
Love the crads with the hearts on. I'm guessing you're busy as this was posted Monday, hope everythings okay.
Have a great week and happy crafting, Angela x #43
Excelentes trabalhos....
Um abraço
Donna B. said…
Gorgeous projects Arnoldo! I especially like the first one - it's my kind of thing. The sketch for your card is very interesting, I like how you paper pieced it - those cards are beautiful. I may have to try that challenge if it's still open.
Julia Dunnit said…
Like your interpretation of the sketch very much..working tiny is another of your skills! Thos of us who visit are delighted that you are inspired to express yourself through the creative process, and so share your delight in it!
Valerie-Jael said…
Lots of beautiful creations, and I love the butterfly photo! Valerie
Netty said…
I love all of your artwork and projects Arnoldo. Enjoy the weekend, Annette x

http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/
Faye said…
Wonderful bunch of art this week, Arnoldo. I especially like the one illustrating the Psalm.
Linda K said…
As usual you have so many beautiful and varied projects to share. I LOVE the yellow flower page and think it would make for a wonderful set of note card prints! Wonderful choice of papers and bits for the FMS sketch too. Happy creating!
~*~Patty S said…
So much wonderful artwork to enjoy here...
Your lovely house page with that beautiful psalm is just perfect too!
oxo
Beautiful creations filled with joy! Happy PPF!
Jennifer said…
Your work is wonderful and it's so wonderful to see the variety of talent you have! Thank you for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday!
Ariel said…
You always have beautiful art pieces to share. Your pencil work is beautiful. I also love the background of the first picture.
Have a wonderful week
Susan
i see your inspiration through your art... it is wonderful and beautiful! so happy you join us 'in the studio' to share your creations!
Jeri Taira said…
Arnold your art is amazing. There is so much joy and tenderness in your creations. I love your 'Hi' creations especially. God Bless. So glad to be visiting through In The Studio link up.
Laila said…
The yellow flower field is my favorite today, it makes me want to go out and run the fields. LOL
I also admire your beautiful hand lettering, that is so well done. You actually are a busy bee this summer. Enjoy!
Victoria said…
HI Arnoldo..I don't how you do it each week. always so many artistic gems to savor here..I love your vibrant yellow flowers in the first and the colors are amazing with the pastels! The second quote and beautiful art/ mountain scene touched my heart and I felt a deep connection to this one right now in my life! All your works are gorgeous..
Victoria
alarmcat said…
you have such a wonderful style! happy PPF!!
Barb Cady said…
Beautiful post Arnoldo, I especially Iove the Lords Prayer. It is from our spiritual selves that all creativity comes! Long may you share yours with us. Thank you for your kind comment on my blog, love and blessings, barb x
Melanie said…
I love the art you made. The flowers are so bright and collorfull. Hope you wil have a nice weekend with your loved ones.
Liefs, Melanie
I love how the beads look! Very nice!
Jen Price said…
Beautiful! Love that family keepsakes drawing!
Christine said…
lovely inspired work this week Arnoldo! Happy SS!
Eva Ason said…
Beautiful photos and cards!!
Enjoy your Sunday!
Lorraine said…
love it you have been busy
Clare Willcocks said…
A beautiful selection and so varied. I love looking through artist's portfolios and yours is no exception! Happy Paper Saturday (a little late I know :) )
carol l mckenna said…
Love the 1st one and all the others are wonderful versatile styles ~ thanks, Happy Week to you ~ ^_^

artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)
Irene Rafael said…
Arnoldo, I love your shadings, from tags to butterflies. Thank you for your continued inspiration.
bellefrogworks said…
As usual you astound me with the variety of the art you create. God is the Creator and it is no coincidence that he inspires you. He has given you His heart and a wonderful talent.
Giggles said…
Beautiful variety!!

Hugs Giggles
Alexandra said…
Wonderful, wonderful work Arnoldo. I really like your first two. Especially with the yellow flowers. So pretty. :)
Bella said…
Loving your sketches Arnoldo, especially the marker/Psalms one! That scene is beautiful. Your butterfly is perfect.
Thank you for adding to {in flight}!
maria said…
Lovely as usual! Thanks for joining. Your Orange Butterfly photo will be featured on OYGIF this weekend. Hope you'd find time to drop by.
Manon Visser said…
Hi Arnoldo, I am sorry I am so late this week and that I never made an appearence last week. Life is a little hectic for me at the moment. Happy belated Paper Saturdays.
Manon