In the Studio

In the Studio

A CONTINUING SERIES AT THE INTERSECTION OF TECHNIQUE & THEOLOGY
August 30, 2019

Dietrich von Hildebrand on Beauty

Dietrich von Hildebrand's Aesthetics, recently published for the first time in English, are a treasury of art and nature criticism.
August 19, 2019

The Hidden Martyrs

The Holy Innocents is a meditation on the hidden but bloody slaughter of children in Herod's Bethlehem and in our world.
July 22, 2019

The Lily and the Carpenter

The coincidence of humility and sublimity in St. Joseph is the subject of this new devotional painting.
June 17, 2019

Darkness & Blood: A New Pietà

The painting conveys the darkness that covered the earth and the blood of Christ reflected in the living body of His Mother, but also the light that would radiate anew on Easter morning.
May 11, 2019

A Crown of Gold for the House of Gold

Gwyneth oversaw the creation of a silver and brass crown, plated in gold, for a statue of Our Lady of Fátima.
April 16, 2019

Pietà with Saints John and Mary Magdalen

Sketches and early progress on Gwyneth's Pietà.
April 16, 2019

Darkness & Light: On the Importance of Drawing

Drawing well requires a boldness, but also a lightness of touch.
March 6, 2019

Depicting a Sacrifice of Tears

The mystical union between Our Lady’s sacrifice of tears and Our Lord’s sacrifice of blood is the subject of a new painting of Our Lady of Sorrows by sacred artist Gwyneth Thompson-Briggs.
January 20, 2019

Painting a Holy Bishop for Our Day

The painting captures St. John Fisher’s idealism, his heroism, the supernatural reality of him as a man perfected by grace.