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For most of my life I have been interested in art, and have dabbled in everything from murals to portraits, and from ceramics to precious metal clay. Eight years ago I fell in love iconography (sacred images) . It consumed me. I wanted to learn as much as I could. After having worked in the outside world for over 30 years, I told my husband I just want to write (paint) icons everyday. I love the prayerful atmosphere, and the liberating feeling of trying to allow the Spirit to guide me. So with the encouragement of friends and family and most especially my husband, this is what I do. All images of icons you see on my site are from original Icons I have painted. I take ten short steps up the stairs to my studio where I can paint and create the art and jewelry I love. The lingering smell of incense and Gregorian chants fill my studio. So now I feel like I've found what I should be doing.  I've combined my interest in art with my…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 3
  • Joined November 13, 2009

Favorite materials

Acrylic paint, Stones, Natural Pigments, gold

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About

For most of my life I have been interested in art, and have dabbled in everything from murals to portraits, and from ceramics to precious metal clay. Eight years ago I fell in love iconography (sacred images) . It consumed me. I wanted to learn as much as I could. After having worked in the outside world for over 30 years, I told my husband I just want to write (paint) icons everyday. I love the prayerful atmosphere, and the liberating feeling of trying to allow the Spirit to guide me. So with the encouragement of friends and family and most especially my husband, this is what I do. All images of icons you see on my site are from original Icons I have painted. I take ten short steps up the stairs to my studio where I can paint and create the art and jewelry I love. The lingering smell of incense and Gregorian chants fill my studio. So now I feel like I've found what I should be doing.  I've combined my interest in art with my Catholic Christian faith. My goal is simply to serve HIM, and touch as many lives as possible with my work. 

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