Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Hand of the Artist

One of the interesting things about taking an icon workshop is watching 10 to 20 people all take the same image, trace it onto their boards, paint it–and have 10 to 20 completely different-looking icons at the end.  No two … Continue reading

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What’s an Icon again, really?

If one person has a question, then probably everybody is wondering about it.  That is what they always told us at school, in seminars, at lectures.  So ask.  And somebody did, in a comment concerning my recent post quoting my … Continue reading

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Happy Feast Day of St. George!

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Aidan Hart’s New Book on Sacred Iconography

Originally posted on Fra Angelico Institute for the Sacred Arts:
The article below is reblogged from the always informative Orthodox Arts Journal. The article is the 9th in a series about sacred iconography that was written by Brother Aidan Hart,…

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Icons, and words from my teacher

I was fortunate to attend Archbishop Vlazny’s blessing of two large icons–the Annunciation and the Anastasis (Resurrection)– at Resurrection Catholic Church in  Tualatin several weeks ago. The icons are the second and third of a series of five icons created … Continue reading

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Divine Mercy Icon

This Sunday is Divine Mercy Sunday. I have wanted to write the icon of the Divine Mercy for quite a while. It can be difficult to know how to write a “Catholic icon”, which depicts a devotion popular mainly in the … Continue reading

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Thank you

Many thanks to one of my favorite blogs, 1catholicsalmon, for nominating me for this award.  Check out her blog, filled with insights both original and gathered from all over the world to share.  I have loved since first reading the … Continue reading

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