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This course will be taught in english.

 

Icon Painting Workshop

September 10 – 15, 2018
Himmerod Monastery
Großlittgen, Germany

 

Join us on this six-day intensive course where we will captivate you in the art of the Byzantium painting technique. During the course we'll write (paint) the icon of Archangel Michael.
This  “Archangel Michael ” icon will come alive before you as the visiting master iconographer and expert instructor, Theodoros Papadopoulos, guides you, step by step, through the ancient techniques of Byzantine Iconography.
Let us journey together, discovering anew, this traditional artistic expression of theology and spirituality, often called the "meeting place of the Divine".
Whether you are absolutely beginner or an advanced artist, this workshop offers an opportunity to learn and refine your techniques in this sacred art.
The course focuses on the art of egg tempera painting. Our goal is for students to understand and learn the artistic practices as well as the philosophy of Orthodox Iconography. The coursework is divided into individual steps. The instructor explains the principles and then demonstrates each phase in detail, answering all questions. Through the process of demonstrations the stages as well the whole method of painting an icon will be presented.  The students will then put into practice these skills under the guidance of the instructor Theodoros Papadopoulos.
The techniques of painting will be taught in a clear and concrete way enabling the students to apply what they learn during the workshop. From the very beginning to the completion of the course, every student will work on his or her painting with assistance by the instructor.  The size of the icon is 34X25 cm.
The course will be taught in English with any needed assistance given by german translator for those who do not speak English.
If you have any questions about the course, please contact the instructor Theodoros Papadopoulos at theodoreicons@gmail.com 
The schedule.
The schedule of courses runs daily from 9 am until 16:30.
Nevertheless, there is a possibility, if needed and depending on the progress of the courses, to extend the schedule by one and a half hours every day throughout the workshop and finish each day at 18:00 pm.
Therefore, please arrange your schedule so that if necessary to be able to stay until 18:00 pm.
Instructor 
                                                                                                                                      Theodoros Papadopoulos.                                                                                                                
Click here to watch a short video about Theodoros Papadopoulos's Icon Painting workshops.  
Location                                                                                                                                                   
Abtei Himmerod, Abteistraße 3, 54534 Großlittgen, Germany
Click here to get directions via google map.

Course fee
€ 450. The price includes most supplies including boards, pigments, brushes, drawings and color pictures.

Registration.
Registration is required and course space is limited. Please register early to guarantee your spot.
A non-refundable deposit of 200 is required to reserve a place in this workshop.The remaining balance of 250 is due upon arrival on September 10, 2018.
If you are interested in signing up, please make the deposit of  200 using the PayPal button below.
If you have trouble making the deposit via PayPal, please contact me at theodoreicons@gmail.com  to send you a payment link so you can pay with your credit or debit card.
Payment by making a deposit to a bank account is also available.

As soon as you make the deposit, please email us your contact details at  theodoreicons@gmail.com
If you need further information or clarification, please feel free to contact Theodoros Papadopoulos at:
theodoreicons@gmail.com   

Accommodation
The monastery Himmerod has excellent accomodations.  
Price for 1 single bed-room: 50 euro, incluting breakfast, lunch and dinner.  For enquiries about a stay in the Monastery, please contact Mr. Valerius at,
email:  gast@abteihimmerod.de   
Phone:  +49 (0) 6575 9513-80

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