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.

Holy curiosity

November 14, 2018

The tiny owl sits silently on my shoulder as it decides when to fly back into the dark forest.

The mighty fall

November 12, 2018

It’s as if all the most stubborn trees have decided, today’s the day.

The secret of success

November 10, 2018

I am standing at my artwork when the man returns.

Getting the right angle

November 7, 2018

At 8:18 tonight, I grip my knife and stare at squares.

A grave fascination

October 31, 2018

To my eye, cemeteries have a solemn beauty. I don’t think that makes me creepy.

Traveling companion

October 30, 2018

It’s a beautiful evening on the National Mall and Jesus keeps reminding me he’s near.

Fixing the flow

October 27, 2018

Watching the rain outside, I pray that this solution will work.

The effect of the thrown light in the gallery is dazzling.

Lord of the Layers

October 17, 2018

I hadn’t expected my journals to elicit a challenge.

The treasure book

October 15, 2018

If your house caught fire, what one object would you try to save?

What -- the blazes!

October 12, 2018

Though I can’t find the trail, the white marks guide me.

The piano is an unlikely place to have a revelation about art.

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