Another Brush with God: Further Conversations About Icons
Another Brush with God: Further Conversations About Icons  -     By: Peter Pearson
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"One of the more refreshing titles to appear in the spirituality genre in recent years. Pearson's volume includes advice on letter styles, paints, brushes, and varnishes, as well as color plates of Pearson's own icons. Bridges many a reader's gap between contemplation and action. Highly recommended,"---Library Journal. 160 pages, softcover. Morehouse.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Church Publishing Inc.
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.50 X 8.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0819222984
ISBN-13: 9780819222985

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Publisher's Description

  • Introduces readers to a more advanced level in icon development, exploring more complex imagery and skills
  • Step-by-step instructions for painting icons, from original drawings through finished product
  • Includes eight full-color plates of the author's original icons
This is the sequel to the authors previous work, A Brush with God, for advanced beginners, intermediate, and advanced iconographers. It presents greater detail and instructions for creating entirely new icons. One major feature of the new book is the full-page sketches that artists can photocopy and use as the basis of their own icons, providing a unique and much-requested resource.
Chapters and topics include:
  1. Introduction and contemporary reflections on iconography, spirituality, and technique.
  2. Highlighting folds on full-length figures, including black and white renderings of draped legs, arms, and torsos.
  3. Architectural and landscape renderings in Byzantine iconography, including background shadow and highlighting techniques, plus inverse perspective.
  4. Festal icons, involving multiple figures, landscapes, architecture, furniture, vegetation, and animals.
  5. Construction of heads, figures, and analysis of whole compositions, sacred geometry and proportion.

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