Messenger, painting of clouds and distant temple figures, painting of angel, art with Spirit guardian, art includes cloud sky temple, painting depicting heaven, soulful uplifting inspirational art, soul stirring illusion art, romantic art,  surrealism, surreal art, dreamlike imagery, fanciful art, fantasy art, dreamscape visual, metaphysical art, spiritual painting, metaphysical painting, spiritual art, whimsical art, whimsy art, dream art, fantastic realism art, magic realism oil painting by Paul Bond

This began as a cloud study. Inside which I became wonderfully lost while painting them. But it evolved into what could be the prelude to The Longing. It has been hypothesized that each of us has one or more spirit-based guides throughout our lives. I don’t doubt this to be true. In the center of the painting, an angel, barely visible in the clouds, is on an earthbound mission.


40 x 30 - Oil On Canvas - Sold, Private Collection