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Number of Pages: 28
Vendor: Xlibris Corporation
Publication Date: 2010
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 11.00 X 0.07 (inches)|
Author: Maria Athanasiou
Located in: East Northport, NY
Submitted: October 23, 2014
Tell us a little about yourself. Maria Athanasiou author and illustrator for Christian picture books, was born in Piraeus Greece and graduated from Veloudakis Fashion Institute in Athens. She now lives in East Northport NY. Maria lately studied the Holy Art of iconography. The artist is creating watercolor illustrations for her Christian books combining the Byzantine iconographic techniques. Maria says, Painting Holy icons, is the greatest joy and a gift from God. The author is blessed with three children, all grown and married, and ten beautiful grandchildren.
What was your motivation behind this project? Love for God.
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? Vivid iconographic illustrations with the Holy Scriptures tell the story of Jesus and make it ease for children and adults to understand and learn the Word of God. Each page teaches a special message from the Bible.
How were you personally impacted by working on this project? I was exceedingly glad to use my talents to illustrate and write "The Amazing Life of Jesus Christ". It brought me joy by bringing me to the time and place where Jesus walked on earth.
Who are your influences, sources of inspiration or favorite authors / artists? Glory to God for all things.
Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know: "The Amazing Life of Jesus Christ" focuses on the three years of Jesus ministry, His amazing miracles, and teachings. It explains to readers, in detail, how Jesus coming was predicted and brings the reader to the holy places and the holy moments.