MONDAY ICON PAINTING CLASSES

Monday Icon Painting Classes are perfect for students that would like to make Icon Painting into their regular practice. You will receive support from your teacher and also the community of other icon painters. You will have a chance to exchange your ideas and experiences. You will become a part of a vibrant arts and crafts community.

You will be encouraged to experiment with the technique and colour.

Tradition is something dynamic and it is still moving and changing.

Your ideas and contemporary approach are both welcome.

£45£280

Description

This is an Icon Painting Class For Students of All Levels

10:30am-4:00pm or 10:30am-1:30pm

 

We take a lunch break together, allowing us to get to know each other.

 

Cost £280 for 5 full days (10 half days)

Monday classes are perfect for students who want to make Icon Painting into their regular practice. You will receive support from your teacher and other icon students. You will have a chance to exchange your ideas and experiences. You will become a part of a vibrant arts and crafts community.
You will be encouraged to experiment with the technique and colour.
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.

You will be encouraged to experiment with the technique and colour.

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.

Who is the class for

  • absolute beginners
  • those who want to refresh their knowledge
  • those who have experience in other forms of art
  • those who would like to enrich their spiritual practice
  • those who are interested in learning traditional techniques
  • those who would like to refresh their skills and experience but also learn the Russian method of Icon painting
  • those who have never seen the process demonstrated step by step will benefit from the detailed step-by-step guidance
  • experienced icon painters and artists

What do you need to bring?

All materials will be provided.

 

What will you learn?

  • The composition used in icon painting
  • Icon styles, including Byzantine and Russian
  • How to prepare egg yolk binding medium
  • Make your own paints from dry pigments
  • How to work with thin layers
  • Egg tempera brushwork
  • Dry brushwork

Painting icons can have many benefits, these include:

  • Expressing creativity: Painting icons allows you to express your creativity and create unique and personalized artwork.
  • Developing artistic skills: Painting icons can help you build your artistic skills, such as colour theory, composition, and brush techniques.
  • Enhancing mindfulness: Painting icons can be a meditative and calming activity to help you relax and reduce stress.
  • Preserving cultural heritage: Painting icons is essential to many cultural traditions and can help preserve and pass on these traditions to future generations.
  • Creating a sense of community: Painting icons can be a social activity that brings people together, allowing them to share their experiences and create a sense of community.
  • Improving focus and concentration: Painting icons requires focus and concentration, which can help improve your ability to stay focused on other tasks in your daily life.
  • Providing a sense of accomplishment: Completing a painted icon can provide a sense of accomplishment and pride in your work.

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