Randi and I worked together on a family icon for my god-daughter's wedding present and we hope to work collaboratively on a church or two in the near future. I have a few good things to add, but I must say that most of the knowledge and experience are on her end. Which is why I will be working under her.
Before we bought our big fixer upper house (and I decided to spend hundreds of hours scraping paint on a 30 foot ladder and painting the whole interior...) I used to spend many evenings working on iconography or chant. I am trying to work less on the house so that I can get back to that.
I don't think that I realized until recently how much ByzB requires of my creative energies. Many of the materials and games come to me "in the shower"---at those times when you least expect them. Many also come at 1 am when I can't sleep at night because I am excited about something new here. Every year that I taught elementary school the first two weeks of school were late nights because I couldn't stop thinking about all of the great ways I was going to teach my students.
The icon below is an icon that I finished in December. It is a present for Holy Cross Antiochian Mission in Dorr, Mi. My father-in-law and brother-in-law are both priests there. They have a relic of St. Maximos the Confessor and requested this icon (I changed the spelling to the Greek spelling after this picture).