DIY eggtemoera panel byzantine icon boards kit- painting icons supply materials- gessoed board supplies, glue gesso cotton hardboards

Sold by angelicon
$20.38
+ $21.66 shipping
$20.38
+ $21.66 shipping
In stock
Preparation takes 3-5 business days
Arrives from Greece
Returns accepted
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Handmade
Made in Heraklion, Greece

Item details

This listing is dedicated to an "Icon board making kit" and contains the exact quantities of rabbit skin glue, stucco and zinc oxide you will need to cover approx  4 A4 wooden icon boards to paint with egg tempera nad the byzantine technique.

A simplified version of the old recipe of preparing the gessoed white icon boards for byzantine icons- You will receive the materials listed below with detailed  "how to" instructions.  Then you will add the heavy stuff (plywood panels, water) some very basic tools (spatula, brush, tin can, plastic jar, sandpapers) for the making , some space, your time, patience and creative passion !!!! and make  your own gesoed boards to explore your creativity  with the amazing egg tempera medium

The kit contains:

The gesso mixture ingredients: 16 grms rabbit skin glue  in granules  -400 grms Stucco - 200 grms Zinc oxide

Cotton gauze (1.50 x30 cm) from egyptian cotton.

Some very detailed, and as simple as it can get instructions, based on our own experience,  step by step - day by day.

The materials are very carufully packaged in plastic bags and containers


FAQs

Custom orders are gladly accepted. Depending on the size of the icon it generally might take a from 15 days to a month for the order to be completed Contact us with your request. We will make a first drawing, and upload a custom listing with it and all the details concerning delivery times, shipment, cost. After purchase we will proceed on making the icon (we can also send picture updates of the creation process if you wish us to). We would also gladly create your patron Saints's favours too. Just click "Request a custom order" and inform us on, your theme, location, the number and the date of your event- I ll contact as soon as possible with all the details Shipping times depend on your location as per our policies

Our hand-painted icons, created with the century-old technique of Byzantine iconography, are made form natural materials that constantly interact with their environment. These above materials are sensitive to extreme light, heat and humidity. Handling the icons should also be done cautiously; Oils from our hands can stain their shiny surface. Dust can softly be removed with a pure white cloth. Following the above simple instructions will guarantee that your icon will age gracefully through time and will be enjoyed by the generations to come.

Items are very thoroughly and carefully packed (mainly in recycled and re-purposed packaging materials) - Icons are wrapped in soft cloth/ gift bag, an environmentally friendly practice, that preserves the surface of the icon intact and honours its special nature. They are also assorted with little extras from our shop, our certificate and dried herbs from our beautiful Cretan backyard garden (lavender blossoms, sage, rosemary, thyme, oregano) that scents their way to their new home. The icons can also be gift- messaged as well, please contact us and we will gladly hand- write your message!

Custom orders are gladly accepted. Depending on the size of the icon it generally might take a from 15 days to a month for the order to be completed Contact us with your request. We will make a first drawing, and upload a custom listing with it and all the details concerning delivery times, shipment, cost. After purchase we will proceed on making the icon (we can also send picture updates of the creation process if you wish us to). We would also gladly create your patron Saints's favours too. Just click "Request a custom order" and inform us on, your theme, location, the number and the date of your event- I ll contact as soon as possible with all the details Shipping times depend on your location as per our policies

Our hand-painted icons, created with the century-old technique of Byzantine iconography, are made form natural materials that constantly interact with their environment. These above materials are sensitive to extreme light, heat and humidity. Handling the icons should also be done cautiously; Oils from our hands can stain their shiny surface. Dust can softly be removed with a pure white cloth. Following the above simple instructions will guarantee that your icon will age gracefully through time and will be enjoyed by the generations to come.

Items are very thoroughly and carefully packed (mainly in recycled and re-purposed packaging materials) - Icons are wrapped in soft cloth/ gift bag, an environmentally friendly practice, that preserves the surface of the icon intact and honours its special nature. They are also assorted with little extras from our shop, our certificate and dried herbs from our beautiful Cretan backyard garden (lavender blossoms, sage, rosemary, thyme, oregano) that scents their way to their new home. The icons can also be gift- messaged as well, please contact us and we will gladly hand- write your message!


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Preparation takes 3-5 business days
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