These words are spirit  by Calgacus

acrylic on canvas

these words are spirit

“the words that i speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life”

for reference i painted fromtwo images linked here, model and dove


  • Ruth Palmer
    Ruth Palmeralmost 5 years ago

    Brilliant work Matthew! So soft and beautiful. God Bless!

  • thankyou ruth

    – Calgacus

  • Jeff Schauss
    Jeff Schaussalmost 5 years ago

    This is sweet Matt I can see this going into major production and being sold all over the world jeff

  • thanks jeff, i went for something more ‘realistic’ to convey the miracle of words, i join you in that vision, that will be sweet

    – Calgacus

  • bkm11
    bkm11almost 5 years ago

    THis is beautiful! Well done to you!

  • thankyou bkm

    – Calgacus

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityalmost 5 years ago

    Really lovely Matthew :) x

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaalmost 5 years ago

    You’ve depicted all that is needed to be said about this beautiful work of your Maddy….you truly are on fire and no of course I don’t mind that you are in a quite head space…..I totally and utterly understand! Hugs

  • Gloria Amaku-Inyang
    Gloria Amaku-I...almost 5 years ago

    So dreamy…. wonderful work! :)

  • pinkyjain
    pinkyjainalmost 5 years ago

    Such a lovely painting, love the softness & enchantment

  • Jeff Burgess
    Jeff Burgessalmost 5 years ago

    a lovely piece…

  • rightasrain
    rightasrainalmost 5 years ago

    oh so lovely, Matthew! Well done! One of my favourite scriptures too. Plus “The letter kills but the spirit gives life.”

  • Colin Cartwright
    Colin Cartwrightalmost 5 years ago

    Excellent highlights and style, on the girl. And the dove is mostly composed of light and ethereal energy.

    Beautiful – straight to my faves.

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