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Why I create paintings of Latterday Temples of ,"The Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints"

  Isaiah Chapter 2:1-3 Isaiah sees the latter-day temple, gathering of Israel, and millennial judgment and peace—The proud and wicked will be brought low at the Second Coming— The word that Isaiah the son of Amos saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem. And it shall come to pass in the  last days, that the mountain of the Lord’s  house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.  And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us group to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk...

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Anthology of NAUVOO'S PAST PRES AND FUTURE

Anthology of Nauvoo’s Past, Present, and Future Artist and Auther Michael Bedard ©  This is a wonderful problem to deal with in the same space; to see past present and future at the same time?!  Its an a humble attempt to see the way God see's his own creations. The painting is on linen stretched  I am using a clear gesso on the first layer. I love the look and feel of linen.  It is a very strong material and has been around for over 6,000 years. To me linen because of these two qualities have a timeless beauty for it endures. I have a lot of fun things I will do with painting before it  is finished. Michael Bedard

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"The First Vision of The Restoration of the Gospal of Jesus Christ" Early Spring of 1820

      The 'Father and The Son",  Appear to Joseph Smith's earnest prayer in the early spring of 1820 This is part of my family from left to right;Elisabeth,John, Abraham,Pamela my wife and friend for forty years now, and myself in front of the The Joseph Sr. and Lucy Mack Smith family farm. The Smiths moved here to Palmyra, New York, between 1816 and 1817 to farm wheat, fruit and harvest maple syrup on their 100-acre lot dense forest. Every foot was full of tree and brush which had to be cleared one acre at a time. No easy task I can tell you from my own personal experience when I bought a seven acre lot four miles outside of...

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A MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM BEDARD FINE ART!

To paint Christ is the most daunting of all paintings. If I were like Him I think in my mind I could do a perfect portrait of Him. Yet He encourages and tells us to be perfect.“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father … in heaven is perfect.”Matthew 5:48.

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85 Chiefs A REMANANT OF THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL (Book of Morman Another Testament of Jesus Christ) 1877 Saint George Temple update Nov.17, 2021,Feb.27 2022

I am excited to share this current update to everyone. I hope you enjoy it!. I am currently adding Chief Ossahinta  of the Onondaga Nation. born 1758 new Your state  and died January 24,1846. Michael Update for Feb. 27,2022 As you can see I have added in the background just under the wing of the eagle the eastern sea shore which represents both many native American traditions of where their for fathers originally came from and the Book  of Mormon's testimony of America's earliest natives origins as well. In addition I have made some progress with adding chiefs and the baptismal font as well.   P.S Dear sisters in Asheville, NC thank you for your complement and encouragement.  

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