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Artists and Craftspeople and Iconography

When I attended a beginner’s workshop in iconography I was taught that it was imperative to follow the old icons.  We used tracings of icons that have been “copied” hundreds of times across the centuries.  The teacher was an elderly … Continue reading

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In any form of creativity you are giving away a part of yourself

“In any form of creativity, self-expression, or art, you’re giving away a little part of yourself. You’re confessing and owning up to 
insecurities, desires, ideas embarrassingly ambitious, ideas embarrassingly normal. You’re owning up to being a real person. Who wants … Continue reading

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