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Abstract Expressionism

Express myself with the help of texture, chess symbols and long shadows:

Painting technique : Egg Tempera on Canvas


Northern Grace

St Hilda had been left to one side as a drawing on stretched paper (fabriano artistico 300gsm hot pressed) for the past two years.  I chose to paint St Hilda because she is a local saint to me. 594 more words

Egg Tempera

Virgin and Child Icon

I’ve been working on this for a few months, and now it’s done.  I’m posting just four images, but there are actually many steps in-between each step that I have here.   59 more words

Egg Tempera

Shell Gold Shine

The finishing touches to this icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary (based on an icon in St Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai) has taken me almost as long as it took to paint! 444 more words

Christian Iconography

The Hospitality of Abraham

18:1 From the book of Genesis:

And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day; 18:2 And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground, 18:3 And said, My LORD, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant: 18:4 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree: 18:5 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your servant. 301 more words


St. Mary of Egypt

St. Mary of Egypt is my favorite female saint that is celebrated in the Orthodox Christian Church. She is one who truly turned her life from despicable to saintly. 132 more words


St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist is one of my favorite saints. I aspire to be as bold as he was with the sharing of My Lord. 22 more words