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Ancient Image, Sacred Lines—

Iconographic Templates for Painting & Meditation

ByMary Jane MillerMary Meade

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This coloring book is a collection of templates ideal for Iconography. Line drawings can be transferred and enlarged. Experiment with markers, watercolors, crayons, pencils or pastels to create your own iconographic art. Each coloring book image illustrated in the Byzantine style iconography has a small message and ample area for text. If used as a journal, you would write your own insights and thoughts. It becomes a visual journal, where you color the illustrations from ancient iconography. The images are classic; Virgin Mary, Jesus, principle Saints and angels. They are drawn in a variety of styles. At the end you will have a collection of your own. Ancient Image, Sacred Lines offers a coloring book format for church schools and parishioners. The book is a new resource of historical spiritual imagery. The coloring book can serve as graphics for christian clip art, church bulletins, inspirational christian images, Sunday school projects and/or as a person journal and workbook. This Byzantine icon collection of illustrations is offered as a unique and interesting idea, maybe a great gift for those in the hospital. The book has been designed to support and spiritually assist those during their physical stay in the hospital or any timely crisis as it unfolds. It encourages documenting your short memoir, where you color the illustrations as well as write the text. Peak transitions in our lives are often left as a clear memory with no evidence. Mary Jane Miller is a self-taught icon painter with over 25 years of experience. The work has been exhibited in galleries, museums and churches in both the United States and Mexico. She is the author of seven self-published books including Icon Painting Revealed and The Mary Collection. Published online and in publications such as Divine Temple Russian Orthodox Journal and Faith and Forum Magazine. Each year she shares her knowledge and experience by teaching intensive courses and 5 day workshops. Check out her blog for more info and perspectives website:


Publication Date
Jun 19, 2014
Crafts & Hobbies
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
By (author): Mary Jane Miller, Cover design or artwork by: Mary Meade


Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
US Letter (8.5 x 11 in / 216 x 279 mm)

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