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ICON writing workshop

October 29-Novemer 3, 2017

Cost: $550 (room and board) + art supply fee of $300 USD

Master Iconographer Phi Zimmerman will guide students through creating one complete icon. Any level of experience is accepted. Each step is demonstrated to students, followed by time to copy what has been taught. Students will learn: filling in, rendering clothes and flesh, 23 carat gold leafing, and varnishing.


In addition, students will gain familiarity with ruling pens and ruling pen compasses, and information on preparation of panels for painting.


Students will need to pre-order and pay for art supplies for their art boards and supplies directly though Phil Zimmerman at

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