Fine art, painting and research
Sophia

Sophia

Category : Writings
“I am the honoured one and the scorned one.” For as she is enthroned upon the tree of life, she also laments, chained in the towers of the archons. She sells herself on the pavilions, and even the upper holy chambers of the ziggurat; “I am she whose wedding is great, and I have not taken a husband.”
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Seed & Matrix

Seed & Matrix

Category : Writings
Artistic process is not very open to being ‘formalised’, but here are some ideas to muse upon. Working without a...
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SRO Linseed Oil

SRO Linseed Oil

The satisfaction of using ones own SRO linseed oil (salt refined organic) is great and I recommend this process to anyone who likes traditional techniques and likes to be intimately acquainted with their materials.
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Tempera Grassa information

Tempera Grassa information

Tempera grassa behaves just as the substance it is - as an egg-tempera emulsion that is weighed toward the oil - so it partakes of the qualities of both oil and egg emulsion - i.e fine hatching strokes are possible, but its also something you can block-in areas with, or (at a stretch) scumble with. It dries slower than egg tempera and faster than oils. As such it is great for underpainting, and with practice, much more.
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