"Deconstruction" drawing by nakedpastor David Hayward

new drawing interpreting the complications of deconstruction

[Like this drawing? Buy the original HERE.]I spent a long drawing this. It was a kind of flow-of-consciousness experiment. I just set my pen to the paper and let the pen go where it willed. This is what resulted. When I posted this on Facebook yesterday, someone asked me if…

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waiting for new life

“Talitha Koum” is what I call my drawing. It is based on Mark’s account of Jesus raising the little girl from death. He pronounced over her “Talitha Koum“, which means, “Little girl, arise!” “Waiting” isn’t really accurate. When you are dead you aren’t aware of it. You are completely dead……

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drawing “lightening tree” and bad theology

I’m discovering that I haven’t had a very healthy image of myself. I’m realizing that I grew up nurturing and being nurtured in a very negative self-view as well as of all humanity together. I fell in love with Reformed Theology in my seminary days. I passionately studied John Calvin,…

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new Sophia drawing “Bridge”

I completed this one this weekend. It is done with pen and ink and graphite pencil on Arches 140 lb. hotpress acid free cotton rag, 6″x6″ (15cm x 15cm). Sophia continues her journey. It’s been said that we shouldn’t burn our bridges. But in this case she knew it was…

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new Sophia drawing “Trapped”

This one of Sophia, our young woman on her courageous journey towards her independence and wisdom, must have a beginning. This is how I picture her… trapped and surrounded by trappings. I find these pieces so emotional to create because I know she represents my spirit, my inner self, and…

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