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01-18-2004, 11:40 AM
This is a 6 days intensive workshop taught by iconographer Vivian Karayiannis.
The workshop is open to adults and teenagers. No studio art experience is necessary. All steps will be demonstrated. The participants will learn to transfer drawing to the panel, apply gold leaf, and paint in the Byzantine style utilizing egg tempera. They will gain basic knowledge and will have the opportunity to complete an icon of Virgin Mary and take it home.
In this workshop you will also learn:
about the history and tradition of iconography
the meanings and symbols
how to use icons in your daily life

Cost: The Workshop is open to a maximum of 25 students. The fee is $650 per person. Additional $95 for materials include 11x14 gessoed birch panel, introductory pigment set, and a set of 5 brushes.

Application deadline: February15, 2004

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