Friday, November 16, 2012

Icon: The Holy Trinity

Acrylic on board with silver leaf, 2'x3'

When I first started iconography, I knew what icon I wanted to do as soon as I was done with my iconography workshop, where I did this icon:

I wanted to make a Trinity icon! So, being the precious teen that I was, I sat down to pray one out. It was an unmitigated disaster. It was so bad I gladly gessoed over the board and turned it into this Christ icon:

I didn't attempt the Trinity icon since, until a few weeks ago. I'm really proud of it, and glad I had an option to finally do an icon that was a principal reason I got into iconography in the first place.