The individually tailored program focused on the stages of the process of writing an icon.
This tuition will be perfect for those who would like to develop their own style within the tradition of iconography.
You will be learning Russian Style in Iconography but this will be only your starting point.
You will be working on finding your own voice by
- line and shape pencil exercises
- practising brush marks and blending
- working with colour in a more contemporary way
You will be working on the icon of Mary. (Image below). One of the most important icons. You will be encouraged to develop a connection with Mary through your work.
You will be guided through all stages of work, including:
- preparation of egg medium
- mixing colours and preparing paints
- application of paint using thin layers
- building shapes using lights
- oil gold gilding
This tuition includes
- 9 hours of virtual tuition
- detailed program of exercises to work on developing your own style
- guidance on how to progress with work on your icon
Who is it for:
- those who painted at least one icon (not necessarily with us) or
- those who have some experience with painting or another form of art.
Dates are to be arranged individually. Sessions are valid and must be set within 5 months from the purchase.