Icon-Painting Workshop 2013: Stafford, VA

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September 9, 2013 @ 12:30 pm – September 13, 2013 @ 8:30 pm
St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church
Fr. Mefodii, instructor

Dates: September 9 – 14, 2013. Meeting daily, Monday through Saturday, 9am – 4pm, except Monday we meet at 8:30 to complete registration.

Place: St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church, Stafford, VA 22555

(Not mailing address)  60 Clifton Chapel Lane, Stafford, VA 22555

Further information and driving directions:  www.sthermanorthodox.org

Mat. Joanna Laymon, class coordinator, sttheodosiaiconguild@yahoo.com

The traditional Byzantine-Russian icon-writing method of the Prosopon School of Iconology, founded by Vladislav Andreyev, is a revival of the 15th-16th century iconography style of Andre Rublev. The Prosopon School empasizes the spiritual aspects of the twenty-one step process of writing the icon.

To view their icons see: www.prosoponschool.org

Students will create icons using ancient techniques of painting and floating with egg tampera, with natural materials: carved wooded boards, pure gold leaf, and finely ground clay and mineral pigments mixed with egg yolk. Fr. Mefodii will emphasize the underlying theology of the icon, both the one upon which we work and the Image (Icon) of God in us.

Iconographer: Fr. Igumen Mefodii (of the Prosopon School)

***PLEASE NOTE: Google map marker is INCORRECT, refer to actual address indicated for this event***

For more information http://sthermanorthodox.org/iconographyworkshop.html

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