Painting gemstones and jewels by NicoleCadet on DeviantArt
Taken from my website, these are just the image files (for full tutorial go to [link]) Although Ive done this in digital format, the principles are the... Painting gemstones and jewels
Simply Orthodox ☦
Generally, in the Orthodox Christian tradition, icons of the Theotokos show her holding her Son, our Lord Jesus Christ. She is the Mother of God, and so it is right to represent her as a Mother...
Stages of a "Hodigitria" icon
+JMJ+ Dear fellow artists and friends, I recently finished an icon of the Theotokos, an icon which is called "Hodigitria" or "Our Lady of the Way." Here is a series of photographs I took throughout the process of my icon. I apologize for the poor lighting of some of my photos. I have not yet oiled the icon; once I do, the colors in the icon will appear more deep. In the above picture, I'm sanding the red clay bolle to remove air bubbles and rough spots... theologically, this step reminds us…
Olifa – Linseed Oil Varnish for the Egg Tempera Icon — Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery
Saint Gregory of Sinai Monastery is an Eastern Orthodox men's community. The Monastery Icon Workshop specializes in egg tempera panel icons, fresco painting, and mosaics.