Holy Face Devotion

Techniques of Icon and Wall Painting

Techniques of Icon and Wall Painting
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Author: Aidan Hart

Product Code:  B1880
ISBN:  9780852442159
Publisher:  Gracewing
Format:  Hardcover
Pages:  480

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This book is a comprehensive and clear explanation of the techniques and materials needed for egg tempera panel painting, gilding, fresco and secco wall painting, written by someone with over twenty years proffesional experience. Although the context is the icon tradition, the techniques covered will be equally useful for any practitioner and student of these mediums. It also explains the history and theology of these sacred images. The last two decades have seen a bourgeoning interest in icons in the west, as much outside the Orthodox Church as inside it. Icons are being commissioned by Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals and churches, as well as by individuals of many denominations. This very broad interest in icons and the attraction of the Orthodox spirituality behind the icon has greatly increased the number of people who want to learn about the art of iconography. Gloriously illustrated in colour and with a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales.


Publisher: Gracewing
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780852442159
More by this Author: Aidan Hart
Keywords: General books Orthodox Christianity and the Eastern Church

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