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TAW Iconographers

Discussion in 'The Ancient Way - Eastern Orthodox' started by ikonographics, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. Dostoevsky

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    I thought I'd just post this in here...it's a picture of the monks installing the Pantocrator icon in our new dome. The iconographer is Archbishop Gregory of Buena Vista.
     

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  2. Michael G

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  3. ikonographics

    ikonographics In patience I waited patiently on the Lord

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  4. ikonographics

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  5. nutroll

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    I recently completed a big project that I had been working on for about a year... the iconostasis at my Church. The icons that the parish had before this were very bad prints (and I mean really bad. They looked like they were printed out on a very bad inkjet printer, and they were really blotchy looking like they had gotten wet or something). As a wedding gift for my wife, I decided that I would replace all the icons in the iconostasis.

    So in May of last year, the icons of Christ, the Theotokos and the Transfiguration of Christ (the Church is named Holy Transfiguration) were installed.

    The night before the wedding, I (along with some helpers from the Church) installed the new Royal Doors and the icon of St. John the Forerunner. At the end of Bright Week, I installed (temporarily since they hadn't been mounted to wood yet) the icons of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel on the Deacon's Doors.

    I then did some finishing touches on all of the icons and reinstalled everything. We are hoping to have a blessing soon for all of the icons now that they are all finished. I wanted to share pictures now that everything is completed.

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  6. Antony in Tx

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    Praise God!!!
     
  7. ikonographics

    ikonographics In patience I waited patiently on the Lord

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  8. ikonographics

    ikonographics In patience I waited patiently on the Lord

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    My spiritual father recently visited Kazakhstan, which Patriarch Alexey had described as "Russia's antimension" as thousands were martyred there in the gulags. He was given relics of St Nicholas the Confessor of Alma Ata and Kazakhstan and asked me to paint his icon for the church. You can read about the life of St Nicholas here. He is known to perform many miracles.

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  9. Michael G

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    Does CF not allow us to link photos to facebook?
     
  10. Happy Orthodox

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    Is there any progress on this, Kyriaki?

    But this looks beautiful! I'm also working on a cross stitch project which is 28 stitches per inch and much less complicated. I feel bad now for abandoning it for months! Where did you get the pattern?
     
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  11. -Kyriaki-

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    Thankyou for the compliment!

    Unfortunately no... I should get it back out again, I got to the bits with metallic thread and got a bit stuck because the metallic I used isn't very good, oh well.

    The pattern is from Solaria Gallery and you can find it if you google, I can't remember the actual website. They're good patterns, but use Petite Treasure Braid or glissen gloss for the metallics, what they recommend is awful!
     
  12. Happy Orthodox

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    Oh my gosh! That gallery is amazing! I'm trying to create my own pattern and ornament from an icon and it's taking too long...

    Well, I bought a bunch of metallic threads at a craft store and using whatever fits. I'm actually "gilding" the entire background with different gold colored metallic threads. I like it so far.
     
  13. MichaelHelp

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    What does his hand gesture in the first post mean? I have seen many icons with the person making this gesture.
     
  14. ikonographics

    ikonographics In patience I waited patiently on the Lord

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    It forms the letters of the abbreviation of "Jesus Christ" in Greek ΙCXC. It is the gesture used by Orthodox priests when giving a blessing. In other words they are blessing with the name of Jesus Christ.
     
  15. Michael G

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    St. Moses the Ethiopian.
     
  16. Michael G

    Michael G Abe Frohmann

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  17. JCFantasy23

    JCFantasy23 In a Kingdom by the Sea Staff Member Administrator Supporter CF Senior Ambassador Angels Team

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    Love the website and your work.

    There's some very talented people here on this thread, I had no idea until now. :thumbsup:
     
  18. ikonographics

    ikonographics In patience I waited patiently on the Lord

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    Just to give this thread a kickstart again... St Gregory the Theologian
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  19. Michael G

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    Theotokos written for my wife's rose garden. 18 x 24 inches.
     

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  20. ikonographics

    ikonographics In patience I waited patiently on the Lord

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    St Nicholas of Japan

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