Preparing to Sound the Alarm
- Height: 14 inches
- Hand Painted
- Quality Resin Figurine
- Inspired by Joel 2:1
- African American female angel
A high quality African American resin figurine by Thomas Blackshear depicting a Black female angel seated and holding an ancient horn as she prepares to sound the alarm and let all of creation know that the Day of the Lord has Cometh.
This figurine was inspired by Joel 2:1 that reads: "Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand;"
This figurine measures 14 inches in height, is hand painted and constructed out of a quality resin material. The design was personally inspected by the artist for quality and authenticity.
|Collection||Ebony Visions Collection|
Thomas BlackshearArtist Thomas Blackshear II, the son of an air force captain, was born in Waco, Texas, and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. "Drawing was all I ever liked to do," says Blackshear. "While all the other guys were playing baseball or basketball, I was in my house, drawing." Thomas Blackshear pursued an interest in art throughout high school, securing a scholarship to the Institute of Art in Chicago. After a year there, he transferred to the nearby Academy of Art on another scholarship. While finishing his college education, he was recruited by Hallmark Cards. Thomas Blackshear and his wife, Ami, now live in Colorado. A much-honored painter, Blackshear has received many awards, including the Society of Illustrators's coveted Gold Metal. His highly awarded work also appeared in the Society of Illustrators Annuals and Outstanding American Illustrators Today, Volume Two.
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