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Step-by-step Icon Painting workshop.
This is a weekly 2 hour class.
Suitable for beginners or those who would like to be guided step by step to ensure they know the process of creating an icon. Or refresh their experience.
The course will include demonstrations of every stage of creating an icon.
This course is very popular.
Starting 17th September 2023
Monday classes are perfect for students who want to incorporate Icon Painting into their regular practice. Or those who prefer slower-paced work. You will receive support from your teacher, but also from the community of other icon painters. You will have the opportunity to exchange your ideas and experiences. You will become part of a vibrant arts and crafts community.
You will be encouraged to experiment with the technique and color.
Tradition is something dynamic, and it is still moving and changing.
Your ideas and contemporary approach are both welcome.
You will still learn the basics of the technique and traditional styles of icon painting. Which include:
Students will be guided through the initial stages of creating an icon. With a brief introduction to iconography, students will explore the technique off egg tempera. Learn to make egg yolk binding medium and mix paints using dry pigments.
All paintings will be created on mdf panels covered with thin layers of gesso.
Students who decide to book only one weekend will learn the basic principles of the technique:
Over 5 days of intensive work, students will go through all stages of icon painting, which will be an excellent introduction and experience for using the egg tempera technique.
Stages of work include: