Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Two Icons

These are the first icons my wife and I have made under the instruction of Mother Katherine of St. Andrew Rublev Iconography School. They are also posted at Holy Image. I painted (or wrote, for those who prefer that terminology) the Virgin of Crete and my wife painted the Archangel Gabriel. It strikes me that, when placed side by side, they evoke the Annunciation - a solemn holy day that falls during the Great Fast that we have just begun.


Karen Howes said...

Very nice! :-)

John R.P. Russell said...

Thank you.

Christian said...

They are both amazing. beautiful

Anonymous said...

Those Icons are very, very good! :-)

How are things in Indy?

Dr. Eric

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