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Friday, 1 March 2013

PAINT PARTY FRIDAY WEEK 51, YEAR 2

I really look forward to PAINT PARTY FRIDAYs... I love going through and seeing all the other things that other artists post about :-D
Today I show you one of the classic Icons I painted last year.  This is one of the versions of St George and I have used gold for the frame and to embellish parts of the painting. This one is painted with egg Tempera - as per the traditional method. I have to be very careful with this as I am always licking brush tips or putting them in my mouth the wrong end round...... not a good idea when some of the Tempera powders are highly toxic !!!... snort !!!
If you really want to see craftsmanship on a vast scale with this method, then visit some churches if you ever are in Greece. The decoration will blow your socks off !!!
Anyhoo, here's my modest piece.

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18 comments:

  1. Divine Icon ~ very well done ~ ^_^ Happy PPF ^_^

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  2. a classically gorgeous icon!!! Thanks for popping by my blog too.Happy PPF!

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  3. Love your Icon, well done! HPPF!

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  4. Loving your gorgeous icon.
    Happy PPF, Annette x
    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Love your St. George painting!
    AMAZING!!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  6. Amazing art! Very beautifully done.

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  7. ohhhhhh WOW this is totally gorgeous! You are one really talented artist!!!!

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  8. Icons are so difficult and have so many layers. You've really done a great job on this one. It has that sacred feel to it and seems to be timeless.

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  9. This is a wonderful depiction of st. George and the dragon!! Love it

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  10. Awesome and classic, how wonderful that you use the traditional technique! <3

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  11. WOW. This piece of art looks like it could have come out of a history book. Just incredible! Your talent knows no bounds.

    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  12. Fabulous!! Wow...good job!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  13. this is very masterful and impressive. Happy PPF!

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  14. Modest? Really? It looks purely professional to me. Are you selling your pieces to the churches over there? If not you should.
    ~Deb~
    A Look Through My Eyes

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  15. Lovely replica! I love the gold paint! Great job!

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  16. Modest YOU are, the art is brilliant ! Do be careful!

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  17. Wow! This piece is gorgeous! I love the pop of shine from the gold paint. Thanks for the inspiration! =)

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