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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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Details and Explanations for Icons Painting

The materials, techniques and teachers are scarce, we find more info every day, Valentin like myself is self taught, we stumble around together joyfully making our offering to this great craft of icon painting/writing. Continue reading

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Holy Ground

These early predecessors of devoutly painted icons influence the dogma and canonical agreements honored today and I hope for a long time to come. Continue reading

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Iconography is a tradition without a Ceiling in egg tempera.

Students working in egg tempera are surprised saying, “I’m too old to start; I wish I had begun earlier”, but time is irrelevant where Gods involved, Continue reading

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Icon painting and iconology

Modern man has not accepted his laziness when it comes to living Christianity. We want the church to conform to today’s pop culture so we stay interested; modern minds want what is new and find little value in the time tested precepts Continue reading

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About Mary Jane Miller

Let me reverse the question, how can the work transform me into an idea. Iconographers are always trying to paint what we cannot see. Iconographers live in a twisted dimension: Continue reading

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A Connection through Time and Place

the practice of egg tempera icon painting moves us beyond the act of painting, eventually revealing our understanding and limits of self. Continue reading

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