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.
- Betsy Porter, Iconographer– has lots of good information for Iconographers on her website.
- Kolomenskya Versta- A Russian website with many resources for Iconography- books, brushes, pigments, links to Icon boards, etc.
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 one of my teachers on egg tempera blending.
Icon Boards and Pigments
Custom Made beautiful Icon Boards by Miroslav Zivanovic email for prices
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 upcoming Icon classes.