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All gone quiet

It’s all hands on deck at home as finishing off seems to take almost as long as actually painting an icon. Our last icon session is only days away and details of the graduation show next month are now up on the… 108 more words

Christian Iconography

Christ with Disciples after Resurrection

Here are a set of images from a couple years ago that are some details of the icon of Christ meeting some of his disciples by the sea from John Chapter 21.   58 more words

Egg Tempera

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

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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