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The Jaredite Crossing
TitleThe Jaredite Crossing
Publication TypeArtwork
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsCraig, Bekalyn
KeywordsJaredite; Jaredite Barges; Transoceanic Voyage
Abstract

Captured on their journey to the promise land, these barges weather the storms of life.  This partially under-seascape is painted in exquisite detail. The story of the Jaredites leaving the Tower of Babel and sailing to a new land was created for my son. This epic adventure is his favorite story found in the Book of Mormon.  I started my art journey with animals and my respect and awe of God's underwater creations can be seen in this painting.  While visiting the Georgia Aquarium, I met whale sharks for the first time and decided to feature them in this piece.

Scripture Reference

Ether 6:4-11

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