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What is an icon?

What is it you do again?  You mean those little pictures on the computer?? Often when people hear the word “icon”, they think first of computer graphics.  This is, in fact, an apt analogy.  A computer icon is a 2D … Continue reading

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Images in Cloth 2

The first step in creating an icon is to analyze the prototype/model.  Each icon has an underlying geometry which gives the composition unity, balance, and harmony.  Since icons are often intended to be used liturgically inside an Orthodox church, using geometry not … Continue reading

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