Christopher Castle


Egg Tempera

Traditional Icon Painting by Christopher Castle

A manual giving full details of the process of creating Byzantine icons according to the traditional

technique using egg tempera and gold leaf on hardwood panels  available by contacting me by email

The price is $20 (US orders) or $28 (outside US).

Mailing address will be supplied.


email me for inquiries and more information on icon painting courses.

                 or call me at 415.738 9255

2014 egg tempera, gilding and Icon painting classes

Current class here

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Cretan Neolithic Goddess                                            Cycladic Goddess                                                  Minoan Labyrinth and Labrys

                                  Portuguese Funerary Amulet                                                 Portuguese Placa

                                                                    egg tempera and gold leaf on wood panel.