Tag Archives: byzantine icons

Gilding the Easy Way

Tip for Gilding Mix Tile Bond (True Value Hardware carries it). with natural Bole.  If the red bole you buy is a creamy consistency add one part glue to 3 parts creamy bole. check it when it drys a finger … Continue reading

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God is not “A” being but BE-ing itself

God is not “A” being but BE-ing itself Thomas Aquinas said Deus est ens, ‘God is being itself’.  The Dominicans say everything participates in being because God IS being. There is a sacredness in everything.That desire to know, to connect … Continue reading

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Fantastic way to Explore Mind, Image and Prayer

Exhibit to open in the MUSEO DE LA CIUDAD DE LEÓN  July 15 th to September 7th Egg tempera is one of the oldest mediums used in the history of paint to make art. The only mediums which precede it … Continue reading

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New Theology, a Women’s Unexpected Treasure

Women’s voices and their images have been lacking in Christian theology for 2,000 years. Christian art has typically focused on Mary, Mother of Jesus whose holiness the everyday woman could not possibly attain. She also is praised for her obedience … 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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Icon Painting Retreat to Learn and Rest

About promoting a workshop, in the beautiful retreat center  called The Jubilee House, In Abingdon, Virginia, July 16 to July 20 2018.  This 5 day workshop introduces the practice and theory of traditional icon painting/writing, offered as a meditation as … 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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