Introduction To Icon Writing
Led by Christine Hales
Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8, 2016
Learn the Byzantine method of using egg tempera on gessoed panels to paint an icon. Experience this rich spiritual experience through the step by step teaching of iconography taught by artist and iconographer Christine Simoneau Hales. No matter what your art experience, or lack of, you will be skillfully supported and guided through the process of creating your expression of this ancient art form.
Christine Hales is an iconographer whose icons are at Saint Vincent’s Church in Albany and the Spiritual Life Center in Greenwich, NY. As well as in many private collections. She has taught icon writing workshops for over 10 years, and her style of icon writing is both contemporary and honoring to the ancient traditions of iconography. For more information, visit www.newchristianicons.com.
Cost: $365, deposit: $80