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She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands - Original oil painting

She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands - Original oil painting

$10,866.00 USD

Part of Elspeth Young and Al Young's series of Women of the Bible paintings. Depicts Lydia from Acts 16. Oil on panel. 24 in. x 32.25 in. Made in the USA. Categories: Architecture, Elspeth Young, Figure, Lydia, New Testament, Oil painting, She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands & Women of the Bible

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She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands - Original oil painting by Elspeth Young

She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands - Original oil painting


by Elspeth Young

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Gallery Walk: She Worketh Willingly with Her Hands by Elspeth Young

By Elspeth C. Young

the story in this painting
the creation of this paintingOriginal artworks produced by the Artists of Al Young Studios are part of themed collections because the Studios is organized after the pattern of the Renaissance workshops of the old masters.  The Artists take the long view of their work as being a lifetime journey toward mastery of artistic expression through selected techniques, reaching as far back as the 16th century.  Artists work as peers in an intensely creative community in which each artist pursues his or her own work as part of the group's philosophy... Read more »

Tags: She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands, 2020, Exhibits


Fine Art Framing: Al Young Studios' custom framing services for original artworks and giclees (overview)

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 »

Tags: Elspeth’s Hollyhocks, North Shore, Nasturtium, Wald Kirche, Old Dominion, Scabiosa, A Boy’s Prayer, Foxglove, Moonlit, Waiting, Untitled, Narcissus on beige paper, Narcissus on gray paper, July, The Almira, Columbine, Maine, Final Draft,


Women of the New Testament by Camille Fronk Olson features illustrations from Al Young Studios

By Al R. Young Women of the New Testament by Camille Fronk Olson is the companion volume to Women of the Old Testament, published by Deseret Book in 2009.

The New Testament volume features fifty six illustrations from the Artists of Al Young Studios, listed here under the Studios' fine art collections and portfolios to which they belong.


From the Women of the Bible Fine Art CollectionFull-color details (cropped images) from the following 29 paintings appeared in the book (in the order in which they appear here)... Read more »

Tags: I Shall Be Whole, I Say Unto Thee, Arise, The Windows Of Heaven, The Miracle Of Forgiveness, What Is Truth, Under Whose Wings Thou Art Come To Trust, Unto The City Of David, A Damsel Came To Hearken, By The Wayside, Living Water, Waiting...


New Testament Student Manual features Elspeth's painting of Lydia

By Al R. Young
The New Testament Student Manual, Religion 211-212, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, features She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands by Elspeth Young, from Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands... Read more »

Tags: She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands, 3rd-party Publications, 2014, News


The New Testament Made Easier by David J. Ridges features paintings by Elspeth Young & Ashton Young

By Al R. Young
The New Testament Made Easier, published by Cedar Fort, featured five original oil paintings by Elspeth Young and one of Ashton Young's original oil paintings, all from Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.Go Forth To Meet The BridegroomAnd Martha ServedAnd He Shall Direct Thy PathsShe Worketh Willingly With Her HandsEstablished In The FaithA Damsel Came To Hearken... Read more »

Tags: A Damsel Came To Hearken, And He Shall Direct Thy Paths, She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands, Established In The Faith, And Martha Served, Go Forth To Meet The Bridegroom, 3rd-party Publications, 2014, News


Blank Art Diaries: Edition of At Home now available as spiral-bound art diary

By Al R. Young This blank-book journal sells for $32 (plus shipping) direct from Al Young Studios.  Printed in full color on heavy paper, the book is bound with black plastic spiral to rest flat when open.

At Home: A Personal Journal  features 128 original artworks consisting of 51 original oil paintings from the Artists of Al Young Studios, 44 images from the Studios' Limited Editions Collection, nine pen and ink drawings and block prints by Ashton, seven of Al's exquisitely crafted pencil drawings, and one lithograph from his private portfolios... Read more »

Tags: North Shore, Nasturtium, Wald Kirche, Scabiosa, Foxglove, Narcissus on beige paper, July, Columbine, Maine, Final Draft, Unfurling, Back Shore, Summer's End, Gifts of Morn, Black-eyed Susan, Land's End, Solitude, The Limberlost, Perdita,


Exhibits: Paintings featured in annual religious art exhibit

By Al R. Young Three artworks by the artists of Al Young Studios are featured in the 27th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art of Utah Exhibition.  The exhibit is open to the public through January 18, 2013.

Elspeth's painting of Lydia received the Second Place Award for the exhibit.

Ashton's painting of Rhoda received an Award of Merit.

Hosted by the Springville Museum of Art, the juried exhibit features 166 art works selected from 318 works submitted.

Frames for the artworks were prepared by Al Young Studios... Read more »

Tags: We Heard Him Pray For Us, A Damsel Came To Hearken, She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands, 2012, Exhibits, News


Edition of Inspirations now available as spiral-bound art diary

By Al R. Young This blank-book journal sells for $32 (plus shipping) direct from Al Young Studios.  Printed in full color on heavy paper, the book is bound with black plastic spiral to rest flat when open.

Inspirations features 163 artworks along with 53 commentaries—written by the Artists of Al Young Studios especially for this journal—on such topics as their creative process, the creative environment of the Studios, technical approaches to their artwork, and inspiration from the works of other artists... Read more »

Tags: Untitled, In the Clearing, Anne Girl, Spring Rain, Journey's End, Enchanted Stillness, Bedtime Story, In The High Valley, Mountain Home, And I Will Not Deny The Christ, Sara Crewe, And My Soul Hungered, 3.00.0246.010, The Road To Melek, We...


Liahona magazine features She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands by Elspeth Young

By Al R. Young The September 2012 issue of the Liahona magazine, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, featured She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands by Elspeth Young as the inside front cover.  Elspeth's original oil painting is part of Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.... Read more »

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She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands by Elspeth is inside front cover of Ensign Magazine

By Al R. Young The September 2012 issue of the Ensign Magazine, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, featured She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands by Elspeth Young as the inside front cover.  Elspeth's original oil painting is part of Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.... Read more »

Tags: She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands, 3rd-party Publications, 2012, News


2011 Deseret Book wall calendar features 13 oil paintings from Al Young Studios

By Al R. Young The 2011 Calendar: Women of the New Testament, published by Deseret Book, featured 13 original oil paintings from Al Young Studios, ten by Elspeth Young and three by Al R. Young.  Twelve of the paintings are part of Al Young Studios' Women of the Bible Fine Art Collection.  One painting is part of The Messiah Collection.

Commentaries (in the calendar) accompanying each painting provide a reference passage from the Bible, a summary of the character featured in the painting, and an artist's commentary concerning the painting itself... Read more »

Tags: I Shall Be Whole, One By One, The Windows Of Heaven, Living Water, The Substance Of Hope, Forsaking All, Blessed Is She That Believed, As It Began To Dawn, According To Thy Word, She Worketh Willingly With Her Hands, And Martha Served, She...