Liturgical Art Iconography

From this to that: St John the Baptist

Posted on October 1, 2018
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Below are progression photos taken during the process of writing an icon of St John the Baptist. Enjoy! Trace the big lines Begin the background colors Complete background colors (no paint in the halo...

Symbolism and Color

Posted on September 24, 2018
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Symbolism It all means something: the position of hands, fingers, and the body, along with facial features, clothing, and objects a person standing in profile indicates one who is not open to the divine or has...

A VERY brief history of icons, materials, and design

Posted on September 17, 2018
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He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. -- Colossians 1:15 Etymology The Latin word icon, which comes from the Greek eikōn, means a likeness or image. The Basics If theology is...

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