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A Lion in the Thicket!

Psalms 10 - God's Justice - there is some awesome poetry here!

I was inspired by the words "the wicked one" and "he lurks in the secret like a lion in the thicket."  Lots of very visual words too like dragging with a net in the hidden places.  I think David was concerned about his enemies who were hunting him down and attacking his people, but this could also apply to the evil tendancies we have inside us (greed, selfishness), the addictive powers of money and materialism or drugs or so many other things.

I drew my lion/man with a journaling pen, colored him up with colored pencils and watercolor pencils, wrote out some of the verses, did a bit of water coloring around the words and lion, and then I stenciled on some animal prints.  Added in some doodle stamps and a couple of stamped spiders as well.  Super fun page to do.

I am entering this in the Creative Artiste Mixed Media Challenge#57 - Anything Goes Mixed Media.  I have colored pencil, water colors, water color pencil, marker pen, and distress ink, on my page.  I found this new challenge on Jo's blog, Let's Art Journal.  Jo has so inspired me in the last few weeks - I am so glad I found her blog. 

Thanks again for stopping by!

Hugz and hope your weekend is awesome.



  1. Wonderful piece, love your lion-man, and your interpretation of David's psalm - written so long agao and still meaningful for us today. Have a great weekend, hugs, Valerie

  2. A super layout Nancy, I like the animal print and your lion man is fabulous - great drawing.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  3. I keep saying this, Nancy. YOU DRAW so well. Your man-lion is the perfect addition to this page. You are right that we must not forget the oppressed.

    Jo has a great blog and her art always speaks to me. So glad you found her, too.

  4. This is really awesome! Outstanding work done by you! Keep rising.

  5. A fabulous journal page full of interest and an awesome drawing.
    Thank you for joining in with our February challenge "Anything Mixed Media Goes" at Creative Artiste Mixed Media. Good luck x


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