Icon-painting studio: orthodox icons today
"No man hath seen God at any time, the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him" (John 1:18).

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About an icon...

God the incorporeal and uncircumscribed was never depicted.

Now, however, when God is seen clothed in flesh, and conversing with men, (Bar. 3.38) I make an image of the God whom I see.

I do not worship matter, I worship the God of matter, who became matter for my sake, and deigned to inhabit matter, who worked out my salvation through matter.

I will not cease from honouring that matter which works my salvation.

St. John of Damascus

Icon Studio

Welcome to a place which is devoted to an orthodox iconography. We are glad to welcome you into our icon studio.

Our studio offers custom made icons of different styles: family; wedding; for a child's birth and baptism; namesake saints; yearly and monthly Menaia (calendar icons) and other.

The icons that are displayed on our studio page were hand-painted in Byzantine and Russian styles and traditions. Our iconographers pay special attention to following ancient icons as a simples.

We try to leave an ordinary "mechanical only" method of external copying of icons, and try to reveal an internal concept of icon as a theology of the Beauty. To hand-paint an icon well, as is known, is not enough to copy an external shape or a view. A well painted icon it is necessary Internally to go through an image, to take a part in contemplation of a spiritual component of an image. It needs a personal experience of prayful life and a communication with the Relic for truly expressing and revealing an image.

At the same time for an icon painting concerning technology we use only those methods, which an ancient masters used. In our studio icons are hand-painted with egg tempera, natural pigments, real gesso and gold leaf.

We were trained in a theory and a technology of icon painting in Saint Petersburg Orthodox Theological Academy.

Here you can see some of our works, which we have been painted for different people and temples, Including foreign customers from Ukraine, Serbia, Italy, the USA, Spain.

Some of our works
St. John the Baptist
St. John the Baptist
St. John the Baptist
St. John the Theolog
Venerable Alexander of Svir
Venerable Simeon of Pskovo-Pechersk
Theotokos of Tichvin
Venerable Sergius, abbot, of Radonezh
Great Prince Vladimir
St. Nicholas the Wonderworker[*]
Icon of Theotokos Eleousa
Venerable Seraphim, wonderworker of Sarov
Great-martyr Barbara
Great-martyr Mercurius of Caesarea
Theotokos "Slovenskaya"
St. George the Great Martyr
St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
St. Theodore of Sanaksar (Ushakov)
Martyr Menas the Melodius of Alexandria
Apostle Andrew the First-called
Holy Glorious Prophet Elias
Synaxis of Moscow Hierarchs
Archangel Michael
St. Matrona the Blind of Moscow
Theotokos "Igorevskaya"
Theotokos of Vladimir (and the saints)

[*] this icon is available for sale

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