I hope to build up a library of guidance notes for you to refer to here:
- Grinding minerals (Azurite) to make pigment for painting with egg tempera. Link to a four page pdf for you to download grinding-azurite-for-painting-by-ronnie-cruwys.
- Membrane Technique Part One: Underpainting a face and application of the membrane on an icon face. Membrane technique part one underpainting and membrane
Icon painting – Aidan Hart’s website has a comprehensive resource page including icon painting courses, books and suppliers worldwide.
Gilding and Materials
Wright of Lymm (Stonehouse)
To see a series of amateur video clips of Aidan Hart demonstrating in-class gilding and painting techniques, these are available on You Tube here.
Icon boards, gessoed panels, triptychs, church furnishing and more
Dylan Hartley Ironbridge, Shropshire.
Scanning, icon photography and giclee printing:
Smith York Printers, Ironbridge, Shropshire.