This page is a listing of various websites that have good, relevant information for Iconographers. It is dedicated to the practice and study of Iconography as a Liturgical art form that leads to a lifestyle of prayer and communion with God.
If you have a link that you would like me to add, email it to me for next month’s publication.
Websites Containing Resources
- Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, Massachusetts
- The Getty Museum– Medieval Imagery database.
- Catholic Artists Society – Hosts talks, masses, and lectures on art and religion by noted experts and theologians.
- Icons and their Interpretation– a non religious site with detailed explanations of interesting Icons from the past.
- Kolomenskya Versta- A Russian website with many resources for Iconography- books, brushes, pigments, links to Icon boards, etc.
- New Christian Icons Online Icon Classes, Student Resource guide, Article on How to Gesso Icon Boards
ARTIST SUPPLIES FOR ICONS
- Natural Pigments carries paints, grounds, and other Icon writing supplies. It also has weekly articles on technical advances in relevant art materials.
- This is an excellent article by Koo Schadler on egg tempera blending.
Icon Boards and Pigments
Custom Made beautiful Icon Boards by Miroslav Zivanovic email for prices
Trekell provides boards but not gessoed boards
Websites for Christian Artists
- CIVA Christians in the Visual Arts
- The Episcopal Church Visual Arts website ECVA
- Rene Vilate Press Christian book publisher
- Information on pre-recorded online Icon classes.
- Online- Zoom Icon painting classes