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Iconography Workshop & Retreat

 

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     --Due to low registration this year, Workshop has been relocated to near  ATHENS GA- 

  • Iconography Workshop & Retreat   May 7 - 12, 2017 
  • 4 1/2  day Workshop & Retreat on Byzantine Iconography  - Monday to Friday
  • New Location: St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church, Watkinsville GA
  • Instruction by Fr. Anthony Salzman  

The class is for beginners and intermediates but advance students are welcome to come and work at their own pace and under the guidance of Fr. Anthony (with prior approval).  

Curriculum Includes:

• color theory• introductory slide lecture of Byzantine Icons • drawing in the Byzantine style
• icon painting in acrylic • daily prayers and meditation • fellowship activities
 

Cost for Instruction, All Materials, Reference Binder and Lunch Daily

$475/pp  

Registration closes April 30, 2017.  PRIVATE SMALL CLASS 5 - 7 STUDENTS 

 

CLICK HERE for PRINTABLE REGISTRATION FORM

 CLICK HERE to submit ONLINE PAYMENT

** Note: Your registration form must be mailed in. Payment can either be a check mailed with your form or by online credit card payment at the above link.

 

 Other questions:   Please contact Presvytera Christine at 706-310-1306

 

“Students will come away with a finished icon on a museum quality panel and a new vision for the possibilities of artistic expression. This is a visual language that will give you the practical skills as well as a theoretical foundation for a rewarding and fulfilling artistic vocation.”       Fr. Anthony Salzman 

 

 

PHOTOS FROM 2016 ICONOGRAPHY WORKSHOP & RETREAT AT THE DIAKONIA CENTER

 

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Iconography Lectures & Seminars  (for churches, schools and other organizations)


For over twenty-five years Fr. Anthony has been writing icons and teaching on the development, history, theology and use of icons in the Orthodox Church.
 

Extensive digital presentations include photographs of some of the most treasured churches in places such as Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Egypt, Jerusalem, Yugoslavia and Russia and are presented in an interesting and comparative manner with other art traditions. You may choose the topic or topics that you would like emphasized.  Father's mannerism is engaging and inspiring with an artistic flare.

Some of the areas of discussion are as follows:

  • the theological dimension of iconography
  • the liturgical aspect
  • the history and development
  • the iconoclast controversy
  • planning an iconographic program for a church
  • the technical aspects of painting icons
  • or a broad introduction to Iconography that touches on all aspects (minimum 1 hour)

Availability is limited. Contact us for dates and stipend and travel expense charges.

 

Iconography Workshop & Retreats-Photos

Below are photos from past workshops at the Diakonia Center in Salem, South Carolina