Iconography

Improving Icon Carving Through Drawing

unfinished charcoal drawing of St-Mamas by the author, 22.5 x 28.25" based on a famous Georgian repoussé.

One of the complex questions that faces modern icon carving is the pervasive presence of the painted icon within the tradition of iconography.   For many reasons which I hope to write about in the future, icon carving became a somewhat…

The Altar and The Portico (pt.2): Gallery Art

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THE SACRED AND THE SECULAR The Relationship of Orthodox Iconography and Gallery Art Part 2: Gallery Art (here for pt.1) The journey of an artist   At this stage in our story, by way of illustration I would like to…