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Egg Tempera Technique

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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New Catholic Icon

Thoughts and reflections   I have been a practicing Christian all my life and half of that time dedicated to the practice of painting (writing) icons. Biblical text, liturgy, and prayer are my source of strength and comfort, just like … Continue reading

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Painting with Earth Pigments

Hexaemeron, means the period of six days in which God created the world. Icon workshops are usually five days long, painting mornings for 3 hours and the same in the afternoon; the 6th day is rest and refection, everyone takes … 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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We are Living Conscious Stardust

4 billion years of connected molecules. The universe is pure gift, driven by energy which is continually transforming, moving, unstable and unpredictable. Try and imagine humanity along these lines; full of promise and possibilities without control, it is just happening. … Continue reading

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EGG TEMPERA, The Medium

I am a rebel icon painter and un-orthodox I have never been trained and schooled in the canons the Byzantine church set forth as doctrine, but I do love God with my whole heart, mind and soul and sincerely desire … 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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