The Art of Icon Painting: 4-Day Hands-on Studio Workshop with Marina Forbes

Art - Class/Workshop

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - Friday, November 16, 2012
11:00 AM-4:00 PM

Museum of Russian Icons
Auditorium, on the Lower Level
203 Union St.
Clinton, MA 01510
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This 4-day, hands-on, studio workshop for students interested in learning how to create traditional Russian icons will feature individual attention and step-by-step instruction from renowned Russian artist, teacher, and storyteller Marina Forbes. 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, gesso application, image rendering, pigments, brush stroke techniques, detailing, highlighting, gilding, Old Slavonic lettering, and varnishing. Registration deadline extended to 11/5/12

Cost: uition: $395 for Museum members; $415 for nonmembers + materials

Public Woo Card: WOO Card holders receive 2 WOO points
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Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School

Phone: 978-598-5000x17

Last Modified: October 30, 2012 at 10:38 AM

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