Icon Painting Books Fill Your Heart with Spirituality
Mary Jane Miller's Icon Painting Books are filled with spiritual imagery that offer contemporary ideas with an old-world feel for the divine.
The images combined with text are fantastic meditations, they speak of bold spirituality, while at the same time offering interesting historical reference.
Mary Jane Miller's Icon painting books demonstrate her accomplishments as a creative woman iconographer and artist in several media. Over a career of over forty years, her work has always been grounded in artistic principle, immense talent, and knowledge of the medium being used. In her work, you meet a passionate, disciplined, unruly, compassionate woman of aesthetics, curiosity and insight.
She has an inquiring mind that constantly explores, questions, wonders, argues, and engages whatever and whomever is around. Her icon painting books and theology reflect this. In short, you meet an extraordinary, strong, capable woman. For decades now, Mary Jane has documented her collections through Icon Painting Books. Through this medium, she invites men and women to journey with her, to go beyond our usual understanding of the Father, through the Son, in the Spirit. Miller's icon painting books are invitations to prayerful explore the role of women in our world from the perspective of icons.
BOOKS AND REVIEWS
Mary Jane Miller's Books are great resources for your church or school as they are filled with spiritual imagery offering contemporary ideas with an old-world feel for the divine. Purchase a collection for your congregations and support the arts in church.
The coloring book includes templates for painting icons that are bold, historical and fun to color. A journal space beside each image is for jotting down reflections and insights.This is an ideal option for members from the community who want to work on a commemorative project; for a love one who is about to move away; or a wonderful memorial gift for any one of your parishioners.
If you’re a painter or like to color, the artist in you can pick the image you’d like to work with. Ancient Image, Sacred lines is also perfect for those who want templates for painting icons.
BOOKS FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN
This wonderful book of Ancient Image, Sacred Lines will prove to be a fun and interesting journey. Each of these 26 historical images can be used for meditation or sample templates for painting icons for those who have painted icons before and are looking for new ideas to experiment with. Enjoy!
Write a book of your own, where you color the illustrations as well as write the text. Experiment with markers, watercolors, crayons, pencils or pastels to create your own iconographic art.
Each image has a tiny message and an empty page to fill with text, encouraging you to write out your own insights and thoughts about the image. With time you will have a wonderful visual journal filled with memories.
A collection of images, ideal for those reflective moments in life; whether at home or in the hospital, this is something you can use during those WAITING moments in life. Ancient Image, Sacred lines is designed to offer caring spiritual support during difficult moments in life.
MARY JANE MILLER IS OFFERING A CREATIVE IDEA, A WAY TO SLOW DOWN
AND CONCENTRATE ON THE BEAUTY HAPPENING IN YOUR OWN INNER JOURNEY TO PLACES UNKNOWN.
Icon Painting Technique, a meditation and guide to egg tempera explains the subtle relationship between the process of icon painting and how it reflects and enriches ones spiritual life. Mary Jane Miller discusses her technique, the history and meaning of icon painting.
The Mary Collection
This collection of Mary icons captures the great mysteries of the Madonna, drawing attention to the relationship between Mary and Christ, and the viewer. A wide range of imagination and potential is explored this tiny book.
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