Egg Tempera I have recently been working on a series called, "Stone Images”. It began as one painting and expanded into this small series, thinking i could utilize only black and white egg tempera paint. Never been disciplined enough for limitations and confinement, even if they are self imposed. Creativity is what runs through the veins of most artists... along with how many options can one idea present... The many lovely earth tones used in egg tempera are hard to ... Read More about Egg Tempera Technique
Contemporary artist, Mary Jane Miller, carries on the ancient tradition of icon painting, applying the same traditions and rules to her work as did the icon painters of old. As tradition dictates, her paintings are on wood panels, and her medium is egg tempera. Egg yolk mixed with earth pigment and water, sometimes adding a small amount of vinegar as a preservative make up the recipe for egg tempera.There is nothing I have experienced as an artist as wonderful and intimate as painting with egg ... Read More about EGG TEMPERA
Religious art of today has little contemporary origin but rather the remains of mystical undefinable experience found in the past Iconography expressed in the new mind. New Religion is found in beautiful emotion experienced in modern theology. It is the seed of true catholic art and modern science. To know what is impenetrable manifests itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty. This knowledge, this feeling is at the center of all new religion. New religion ... Read More about Religion makes us and We make Religion
We are tangible humans having a spiritual experience. Humanity shares a part of God’s image, and the whole of life is moving towards some unknowable end together. As I said in the past newsletters, something more powerful is at work around us; more creative than us, more resilient than us. The teachings of Christ as well as Buddha, Plato and all great thinkers reach towards mending conflict to restore harmony so that all can move towards wholeness. Every aspect of human nature; our minds, our ... Read More about We are living conscious stardust, 4 billion years of connected molecules.
The most beautiful emotion we can experience is the mystical. It is the seed of all true art and science. To know what is impenetrable manifests itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty. This knowledge, this feeling is at the center of all true religion. New religion continues to express art in the modern world. For many people change from tradition is a complete impossibility, and I can understand why they may think this. Formal religion is driven by narratives that are ... Read More about Religion makes us and We make Religion