Category Archives: icon painting

San Miguel’s Finest Iconographer, the Only One

Mary Jane Miller, one of San Miguel’s bright thinkers with an untamed spirit. One hour Lecture and Slide Presentation St Paul’s Anglican Church Tuesday Sept 4th   The talk will be accompanied by a power point presentation of classic iconography … Continue reading

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Art and Spirituality, the Love of Being Bold

  Someone came in my studio a while ago and exclaimed, “it is rare for me to see artwork that I want to own. I usually find myself saying…I could do that! I don’t have artwork on my walls because … Continue reading

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Painting Medium of Egg Yolk and Timeless Dirt, Fantastic

If there is NO GOD then I have had a great time living the illusion that there is one and If there IS a GOD, it will confirm a life illuminated by something greater than I can imagine. Mind and … 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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Icon Painting Workshops, Ossining, NY or Lewis, Delaware

Modern Iconography  We will return to April 10 to 15 2016   Mariandale Retreat Center, Ossining, NY I like to think the course is a meditation as well as an icon painting class. Monastic life holds the value of silence … Continue reading

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Holiness on an Island of Time

Descending into simplicity on an island in Greece, is a retreat from regular life.             The sea and its sound helps one refrain from thinking about the future, analyzing memories of the past and worrying … Continue reading

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When I’m asked who is Painting Icons

It feels like someone asked how is the world today?   Even if I begin with just my name it is more than anyone wants to know. ‘My name means Mary of the Light and Jane who asks too many … Continue reading

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