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Title:The Technique of Icon Painting
Price:GBP£80.00 (about USD$108.80)
Category:Art & Design
Item ID:B009-4540
Publisher:Burns & Oates / Search Press, London, 1990
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Burns & Oates / Search Press, 1990, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First

Using a selection of Byzantine reproductions, and his own and his students' paintings, the author explains the techniques simply and clearly, according to the Byzantine style and tradition. Full colour illustrations accompany step-by-step instructions which guide the reader through all the various stages, from the initial composition and drawing and the preparation of the panel, through to the final application of colour. Both oil gilding and water gilding are discussed in detail and there is a useful section on egg tempera technique which will prove an invaluable aid to both beginners and experienced painters alike. This is a lively, informative and inspiring book which will appeal to all those interested in the artistic and spiritual aspects of this sacred tradition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 80 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. in archive acetate film protection. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles spine. blue cloth. Includes selected bibliography & index with also Byzantine alphabet & inscriptions plus biblical readings for selected icons in this book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art & Design; Religious Art; Icons; Sacred Art; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0855326476. ISBN/EAN: 9780855326470. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4540.
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