Are you looking to make a unique and very personal gift on a special day such as Christening (Baptism), graduation, wedding or wedding anniversary? Let me help you find the appropriate image and paint it especially for your loved one. A traditional Orthodox icon is an eternal, pure, form of expression, a gift that people appreciate for life.
Would you like to honour a person or organization, by becoming a benefactor? Invite me to research and paint an icon for your special situation. A hand painted icon is an appropriate gift for anyone from the head of state to a simple person, and it’s difficult to make a more sincere and meaningful gift.
Are you looking for meaningful objects to enhance your home and elevate your thoughts and feelings? I will be happy to research and suggest a religious icon or spiritual image and then paint it to match your mood and style. Christian icons and other religious images can occupy an important place in your home.
Please contact Alina: smolyansky.a(at)gmail(dot)com, cell: 778.775.9215
Prices depend both on size and complexity.
Please refer to the list of most often sizes used. Prices might vary depending on the amount of special elements, such as ornaments, gold assist, ornamental frames, etc. Other options and custom sizes are also available. The prices are in USD.
Most icons are based and inspired by the traditional Eastern Orthodox icons. They can be painted on a plain wood panel or a traditional gessoed board, custom-made from linden wood and oak braces and imported from Ukraine.
Note: If you would like your icon to be painted on a traditional gessoed panel, please expect to add the cost of panel to the cost of the icon. The cost of panel vary depending on its size ($100-150).
Creating a traditional Eastern Orthodox icon requires time. It may take between 50 to 90 hours to create and can be completed within 5-6 weeks. However, this depends on current workload and the availability of gessoed panels.
Please check the available Eastern Orthodox icons in the Shop