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The Icon of Our Lady of the Assumption, Gorey

 Karen Blampied B.Ed M.A. - Iconographer

 

 

This is the crafting of the Icon of Our Lady of the Assumption

Karen was artist-in-residence at the Church in Gorey from the 8th to 15th August

 

The Icon was blessed at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Gorey on Sunday, 20th August 2012.

 

Please scroll down the page to follow the development of the icon.

 

Our Lady of Assumption at Gorey, Jersey

The Icon of Our Lady of the Assumption August 2012

The final images

Our Lady of Assumption

 

Finished icon

 

Detail

 

Closeup

 

view of icon

 

Detail of lower part of icon

Adding the different paint layers

 I stlll have 3 days left to finish this icon, it took me all day yesterday to do the wings and they are still not finished

 
 

The layers of paint

 

The icon being painted

 

painting

 

Progress with paint layers

The Design

The Design

16 August - started added the different paint layers

Commenced painting

Gilding the Icon

Gilding the Icon

The base colour

The base colour

Engraving the image into the stone

Engraving the image into the stone

The red clay

The red clay

Gesso - the stone

Gesso - the stone

Tracing the image onto the gesso

Tracing the image onto the gesso

Wood of the cross

Wood of the cross

The shroud

The shroud