A valuable resource for iconographers, this book contains a wide variety of patterns and sketches Content including icon patterns of the Nativity, the Theotokos, archangels, male and female saints, as well as halo patterns andbeautiful crucifixion crosses Buildings and fabric background designs andicon borders Each pattern is accompanied by colour recommendations which are meant as a general guide allowing for adjustments due to differences in colour names between pigments used with egg tempera and acrylic paints