Monthly Archives: August 2013

Beautiful things

I’ve been camping this past week, and was blessed to be immersed in incredible natural beauty.  I’ve also been learning how to take photos with the manual setting, and here are a couple to share:   On a completely different … Continue reading

Posted in art, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Egg Tempera AND Acrylics

Just by pure coincidence, I ended up making the same icon for 2 different people, one right after the other.  One, I painted with the traditional egg tempera. For the other, I used acrylic.  I find that I love both … Continue reading

Posted in art, Catholic icons, Icon, Iconography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Acrylic or Tempera

There is disagreement among iconographers these days as to what is the proper media in which to create icons:  the traditional egg tempera or the modern material:  acrylic paint.  I myself usually opt for the traditional:  handmade gesso, a carefully … Continue reading

Posted in art, Catholic icons, Icon, Iconography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 22 Comments