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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2385 on: November 08, 2012, 05:35:22 AM »
Do not be cast down over the struggle - the Lord loves a brave warrior. The Lord loves the soul that is valiant.

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« Reply #2386 on: November 08, 2012, 07:03:37 AM »
My bishop (Archibishop James of Białystok and Gdańsk) during the DL of St. James.
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« Reply #2387 on: November 08, 2012, 08:41:34 AM »
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« Reply #2388 on: November 08, 2012, 11:17:11 AM »
My bishop (Archibishop James of Białystok and Gdańsk) during the DL of St. James.
Nice  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2389 on: November 08, 2012, 03:40:33 PM »

Beautiful church, too.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2391 on: November 14, 2012, 12:31:21 PM »
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« Reply #2392 on: November 14, 2012, 11:10:07 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2393 on: November 15, 2012, 12:48:05 AM »
My bishop (Archibishop James of Białystok and Gdańsk) during the DL of St. James.
what's the acolyte holding? are they testing him for radiation exposure?
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« Reply #2395 on: November 15, 2012, 06:38:35 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2396 on: November 16, 2012, 08:49:00 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2397 on: November 16, 2012, 10:16:14 AM »
My bishop (Archibishop James of Białystok and Gdańsk) during the DL of St. James.
what's the acolyte holding? are they testing him for radiation exposure?

I suppose it's a microphone



but it might be a Geiger counter as well.
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« Reply #2398 on: November 16, 2012, 12:34:08 PM »
They make TVP in Poland?  Cool!  TVP sure helps with Lent... better than just rice and beans all the time...

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2399 on: November 16, 2012, 01:18:29 PM »
I was bored during my political science class, so I drew St. Mark of Ephesus trampling on the Pope, it is meant to be funny, nothing serious. Oh, yes, I can't draw, I know.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2400 on: November 16, 2012, 05:08:53 PM »
A better drawing I made of St. Mark of Ephesus:

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2401 on: November 16, 2012, 07:39:00 PM »
The first one is unnecessarily aggressive.

The second one is much better. If you like this, you could think of developing your skills to become an iconographer. :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2402 on: November 16, 2012, 09:22:24 PM »
The first one is unnecessarily aggressive.

I confirm. He's wearing Roman pallium.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2403 on: November 16, 2012, 09:55:57 PM »
Even Facebook recognizes our Lord and his angel. :laugh:

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2404 on: November 17, 2012, 04:49:11 AM »
The first one is unnecessarily aggressive.

I confirm. He's wearing Roman pallium.

That's what I thought too. It's a hard to draw a little omophorion.

The first one is unnecessarily aggressive.

I agree. It was just a little joke, nothing serious.

The second one is much better. If you like this, you could think of developing your skills to become an iconographer. :)

Then my years of painting Warhammer could be put to good  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2405 on: November 17, 2012, 05:36:47 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2406 on: November 17, 2012, 07:43:44 AM »
My attempt at drawing another saint. St. John of Damascus this time:

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Then my years of painting Warhammer could be put to good  :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2408 on: November 17, 2012, 02:12:00 PM »
Isn't this depiction of the Theotokos, uh... Wrong? ???

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2409 on: November 17, 2012, 02:13:40 PM »
 :o

That's a strange icon.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2410 on: November 17, 2012, 02:49:53 PM »
Isn't this depiction of the Theotokos, uh... Wrong? ???



That may belong in the schlock icons thread... :P
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2411 on: November 17, 2012, 04:38:46 PM »
Isn't this depiction of the Theotokos, uh... Wrong? ???

Yes, I think it's inappropriate.  :-[

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« Reply #2412 on: November 17, 2012, 04:43:07 PM »
Isn't this depiction of the Theotokos, uh... Wrong? ???

Yes, I think it's inappropriate.  :-[

Deaconess?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2413 on: November 17, 2012, 04:45:02 PM »
Isn't this depiction of the Theotokos, uh... Wrong? ???

Yes, I think it's inappropriate.  :-[

Deaconess?

There are already two deacons in the icon or are those angels? They have the same clothes as you see in icons of St. Stephen the Protomartyr.
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« Reply #2414 on: November 17, 2012, 04:50:59 PM »
I believe a deacon (or even deaconess, at one time) could distribute Communion. However, even though the Theotokos gave birth to Our Lord, there's no evidence she was ordained a deacon. The person with the Communion spoon looks exactly like they make the Theotokos look in other icons, as far as the way she's dressed, so I assume it's her.

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« Reply #2416 on: November 17, 2012, 05:01:12 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2418 on: November 17, 2012, 06:20:11 PM »
Perhaps they don't eat bagels in their 'Coffee Hour' after the Liturgy...



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« Reply #2419 on: November 17, 2012, 07:06:44 PM »
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« Reply #2422 on: November 19, 2012, 01:08:39 PM »
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« Reply #2423 on: November 19, 2012, 01:09:53 PM »
Isn't this depiction of the Theotokos, uh... Wrong? ???


Where did it come from?

Oh, btw, yes.
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« Reply #2425 on: November 19, 2012, 01:16:49 PM »

Who's the other goof?

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Was she more amused with Hussain's Nobel Prize?

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« Reply #2426 on: November 19, 2012, 01:27:14 PM »
Was she more amused with Hussain's Nobel Prize?

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« Reply #2427 on: November 19, 2012, 01:40:06 PM »
Was she more amused with Hussain's Nobel Prize?

Discuss Politics somewhere else. You know, where.
I thought the Nobel Prize was supposedly non-political.  Sort of like an Olympic medal for brains. Supposedly.
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« Reply #2428 on: November 19, 2012, 10:48:04 PM »
I thought the Nobel Prize was supposedly non-political.  Sort of like an Olympic medal for brains. Supposedly.

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