Sunday, December 21, 2014

The Art of Icon Painting

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The Art of Icon Painting

Russian Icon Maker, Teacher and lecture, Marina Forbes, will offer a hands-on studio workshop for students interested in learning how to create traditional Russian icons, one of the world's oldest and most respected forms of religious art. The program will include a detailed discussion and demonstration of traditional materials and methods of icon making. Then, under the direction of the instructor, students will create their own icons using a combination of traditional and contemporary materials and methods. Students will learn about board and painting surface preparation, gessoing, image rendering, pigments, brush strokes techniques, detailing, highlighting, gilding, Old Slavonic lettering, and varnishing. For more information, please contact Marina Forbes directly at (603) 332-2255 or by e-mail at marina@anylanguage.org

                      

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