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This gallery is dedicated to the process of writing traditional Eastern Icons. I will document each step from the preparation of the boards to the final blessing.
Click on the Thumbnail to see a larger size and written information about the step.
Steps of the process will be broadcast live at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/orthodox-iconography
Board Preparation 1
Board Preparation 1
Board Preparation 2
Board Preparation 2
Board Preparation 3
Board Preparation 3
Board Preparation 4
Board Preparation 4
Sanding 1
Sanding 1
Sanding 2
Sanding 2
Rabbit Skin Glue 1
Rabbit Skin Glue 1
Rabbit Skin Glue 2
Rabbit Skin Glue 2
Scoring the board
Scoring the board
Scored
Scored
Linen
Linen
Drying
Drying
gesso prep
gesso prep
Gesso
Gesso
Layer 3
Layer 3
layer 8
layer 8
Layer 25
Layer 25
Layer 40
Layer 40
last layers
last layers
Tracing
Tracing