Sunday, 18 October 2009


The Icon develops with colour and detail...

Interestingly, if you are a female painter of Icons tradition says you can only paint women because it is not possible to get into the 'male psyche' and produce an authentic male Icon!? I chose Gabrielle intuitively, an angel - neither male nor female!

Thursday, 15 October 2009


After sketching your chosen Icon - this is Gabrielle - block in basic shapes then build up face with fine lines