Tag Archives: making pigments

St. Macarius Icon

It seems strange to me that I am prayerfully painting an icon of St. Macarius while right now in the land where he once lived and taught, Christians are being slaughtered for their faith. ¬†Yet, praying for (and with) these … Continue reading

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Making Paint out of Dirt

I like to make my own pigments, using soils that I collect in various places. I have several lovely shades of ochres and reds from Molokai, as well as soft lavendar-grays– and beautiful rich reds and orange colors from my … Continue reading

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