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Eggs and Painting

EGG TEMPERA, The Medium and the Message I have never been schooled in the canons prescribed for icon painting set forth by the Byzantine Orthodox Church, but I do love God with my whole heart, mind and soul and sincerely … Continue reading

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Eggs and Icon Painting

Eggs are a perfect protein and a great medium for Icon Painting Eggs are said to have both positive charge and negative charges, the negative is in the yolk  and the positive is in the white. Egg tempera uses only … Continue reading

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Hildegard of Bingam, female prophet

Hildegard of Bingam; Insight for the Modern Thinker. “God has illuminated me in both eyes. By them I see light in the darkness, through them I choose the path I must travel. Whether I am sighted or blind, I call … Continue reading

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Keep God In It :Egg Tempera Technique

For those who are looking for room to explore and pray, to experiment and grow in love for this wonderful mystical medium, this book is for you. Continue reading

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What is a Reliquary?

Bones Body Parts and Pieces of clothing Reliquaries became popular around the 4th century. They contained the physical remains of saints, such as bones, body parts, pieces of clothing, or some object associated with saints or other religious figures. The  … Continue reading

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Black Pigment PREPARING BONE CHARCOAL

Colorado has plenty stretches of soil that is layered in 2 to 8 different colors. If you’re grinding your own pigments like Black Pigment or PREPARING BONE CHARCOAL, you’ll need a heavy-duty mortar and pestle set.  You can collect plenty … Continue reading

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Egg Tempera Eggs

  Eggs are a useful source of protein, iodine and essential vitamins and are almost indispensable to the cook, But I Use them to paint with.  Hens’ eggs are the type of egg most frequently used. Duck eggs, gull eggs … Continue reading

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