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Vicki Kendall
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
I have painted in spurts off and on for years, but when I discovered iconography in 2012, I became fascinated. There is much more to the work than just painting; it is a spiritual practice as well. I tried my hand on my own a couple of times, but was fortunate last summer to have taken a workshop with Ksenia Pokrovsky and her crew from Hexaemeron. It changed my life and my artistic direction. I seldom do any work other than icons now, and though I still consider myself a rank amateur, I give it my all. These works are executed in an atmosphere of quiet and prayer which I hope will come out in the work in due time. Egg tempera is my medium of choice for these pieces, but I do work more than I like to in acrylics. Egg tempera forces me to slow down and be patient, which is a very good thing for a classic wired Type A.

I am also an avid photographer. My dad was a pro, and the camera bug must be genetic. I love digital photography.

Current Residence: Alabama
Favourite genre of music: Russian church music
Operating System: MAC


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merpagigglesnort Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011   Traditional Artist
beautiful works! you have an awesome gallery!
ArstyRev Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!! You are so sweet!
AlixMaria Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011   Traditional Artist
Your paintings are amazing ! Congratulations.
ArstyRev Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
AlixMaria Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2011   Traditional Artist
my pleasure
ArvanS Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the favorite!
Kaslito Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Professional General Artist
Wow! Welcome to :devart:! a tight :hug: from the Canary Islands!!!
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