"Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee. Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily. For my days are consumed like smoke, and my bones are burned as an hearth. My heart is smitten, and withered like grass...
I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house top.
As A Sparrow Alone is the newest oil painting to be added to the of original artworks from Al Young Studios.
Click here to see a larger image of the new painting, read the artist's commentary, and look at the selection of available prints.
The new painting is also featured in a bookmark, which brings to 82 the total number of different bookmarks now available at Al Young Studios' online art and publications gallery.... Read more »
Since April of 2012, Elspeth has studied the life of Drusilla Dorris Hendricks (1810-1881), western pioneer and wife of James Hendricks. In August of last year, Elspeth began a painting of Drusilla Hendricks, portraying one of the most anguished moments in Drusilla's courageous life.
In the autumn of 1838, religious persecution in Missouri erupted into mob violence. In the midst of the devastation of burned and trampled crops and murderous attacks by mobsters, Drusilla recounted that neighbor children brought word that her husband had been shot... Read more »
By Al R. Young
We have framed our own artworks for more than 25 years, and during that time we have provided a variety of framing services to patrons upon request. For various reasons--including constant change in the availability of moulding styles--we cannot offer off-the-shelf framing options or response times typically associated with such a service. Of necessity, all of our framing projects are custom projects that are priced, completed, and billed accordingly. For example, inasmuch as the Studios does not maintain a selection of off-the-shelf moulding options, moulding styles actually available at the time of a request for information about framing options must be researched... Read more »