Bruce Van Patter

As a freelance illustrator, graphic recorder, and author, Bruce is on a lifelong journey to delight in the handiwork of the Creator. And he’s always ready for fellow travelers.


March 18, 2019

The glittering stone in a Manhattan shop window has stopped me in my tracks.

Complex systems

March 10, 2019

The twilight sky over Boston’s intertidal flats is glorious.

Walking jacketless on a February morning is a welcome surprise.

Nature embodied

February 19, 2019

Now this is a challenge I can admire.

 It’s 8:18 on the back roads of Pennsylvania and I’m hunting for a tower.

Winding up

February 8, 2019

In the alley, the clock glows like a cat’s-eye moon.


February 4, 2019

The familiar pile of debris is quite dramatic in the snow.

Fruit of the light

February 1, 2019

There is nothing more isolating than darkness.

Manifold wisdom

January 27, 2019

I am finding it hard to keep up with the young, black pastor’s flow of words.

Standing firm

January 19, 2019

“Isn’t this landscape beautiful?” the woman asks.

True north

January 12, 2019

At 8:18 tonight, the view from the plane window is stunning.

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