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2010 Abstract Acrylic on 140 lb. watercolour paper
24×18″

From Native American Series 2nd tour

The Blessing given by the medicine man to the young couple that wish to be united in marriage. Many Native American tribes had different rites to unite couple in marriage…some very long, and made the warrior work hard and show his bravery…before given the honour of his bride in marrige.

Reynaldo

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american, blessing, bravery, bride, love, marrige, native

As a self-taught working artist, I have always believed that we are all blessed with gifts. It’s up to us to recognize and develop them; to what extent we will use those gifts to benefit others that cross our path.

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  • Matty B. Duran
    Matty B. Duranalmost 4 years ago

    WOW!! You have such a knowledge of Native Americans. Are you by any chance Native American? I am part Commanche Indian on my mother’s side. Fantastic Imagination!! I always enjoy your paintings. Your work always evokes thought. God bless you. TO OUR JESUS CHRIST BE ALL GLORY NOW AND FOREVER!!! In-Christ matty

  • thank you dear Matty for you visits and compliment…yes… God Bless you dear always…

    – Reynaldo

  • Racheli
    Rachelialmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful interesting Abstract.
    Thank you for information Reynaldo.:-)

  • thank you dear for your comments much appreciate :)

    – Reynaldo

  • Paul Quixote Alleyne
    Paul Quixote A...almost 4 years ago

    Absolutely great composition. Love the strong lines and emotion

  • Paul thanks much amigo always good to hear from you

    – Reynaldo

  • ArtLacoque
    ArtLacoquealmost 4 years ago

    Reynaldo …………thank you for teaching us again about the tribal laws…..this is so rich. And than your artwork…….I love its spirituality, the dove , the white, the bigger unknown over their heads and fates……….
    Sorry I haven’t shown up so often these days……….still here in admiration for your art. Smiles Ruth

  • dear Ruth thank you dear for your compliments and support, love peace to you always friend :)

    – Reynaldo

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 4 years ago

    I absolutely adore this Rey. I love the education your bring with this. I was lucky enough to grow up with these values in Wyoming.

  • I have friends in Wyoming was there as a kid a few times, those were great times :)

    – Reynaldo

  • madvlad
    madvladalmost 4 years ago

    blessings
    are hopes on wings
    may the great father
    see you old, worn
    and together
    when his retun comes
    to take you home
    to this place of trials
    and joys of walking
    his endless fields

  • walt thank you sir for the support and your words always up lifting

    – Reynaldo

  • Anthea  Slade
    Anthea Sladealmost 4 years ago


    Oh Rey this beatiful painting is a blessing to us. I enjoyed reading the story behind this painting. I love how you have used white with the dove, their clothing beside the red and yellow earth tones. The bold black lines are dramatic and defining.There is a feeling of deep spirituality and connectivity in this work that I adore. I can feel the new couple’s excitement about their future and the medicine man giving them a blessing and his wisdom. Love the abstract qualities, the painterly texture. Another gorgeous work from your wonderful imagination dear Rey. xxx

  • dear partner thank you for your wonderful and inspiring compliment, you have a way with words, that makes my work more alive with your words thanks dear Anthea xxx

    – Reynaldo

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1almost 4 years ago

    I love all your native American work, Rey – this one is exceptional

  • dear friend thank you for all your support and visits, comments :)

    – Reynaldo

  • eoconnor
    eoconnoralmost 4 years ago

    a wonderful b lessing and painting this is !LIz

  • dear liz thank you very much :)

    – Reynaldo

  • dorina costras
    dorina costrasalmost 4 years ago

    You come with more strength in everything you create. Your style has power… but also what convey your art!

  • Than you for kind words, you are too kind, I apperciate your support dear :)

    – Reynaldo

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