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The Miracle of Archangel Michael at Chonae

Orthodox Icon of the Miracle of St Michael at Chonae

In May, 2015 I finally finished an icon of the Miracle of St. Michael at Chonae. I say “finally” because I struggled with this icon quite a bit. The event portrayed in the icon is commemorated on September 6 in the Orthodox church calendar. St Michael answers the prayers of the monk Archippus, saving the […]

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Beheading of St John the Forerunner and Baptist

New Icon: St John in the Wilderness

In September, 2014 I attended what had become an annual tradition for me: the Hexaemeron workshop in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. The teaching of Ksenia Pokrovsky about highlighting garments, hair and faces based on real life observations (via her hundreds of magazine “photo pictures”) had made a deep impression on me three years prior, and […]

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