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Discernment and the Spiral Path

As I continue to paint and study, I recognize that examples I once felt were fine have nothing of value for me.  My vision has sharpened, and I can now distinguish between those icons that are of average skill, and … Continue reading

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Growth is not linear

  The nature of painting in this style requires that we return to the same areas again and again, alternating with highlights, or the detail work, and floats, or washes of color. Fibonacci is speaking to us here again, taking … Continue reading

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We Live In the Negative Space…

  Erasing yet another area that needed redoing on an icon I realized another universal pervasive law of the universe that is replicated across all disciplines. Quantum physics has already labeled this phenomenon as “negative space”. That is, we are … Continue reading

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