Really, that's it. A cloak. I mean, I have one, it's a basic generic black wool with a lined hood and shoulder seams. I made it about 10 years ago and it's still going strong. There's nothing wrong with it, but it's also not any particular period. Since I've been digging into Byzantine outerwear, I'm … Continue reading “All I wanted was a cloak!” Part I: The research.
So last spring after another botched attempt at iconography, I was prepared to give up the art form entirely. I'm not a painter, and the stuff I draw primarily is Japanese anime, which is, uh, so not period or even appropriate for icons at all. This fall, I was asked to offer my skills as … Continue reading Icon do it! St. Lucia of Syracuse icon completed!