Estonia, Tallinn, Põhja pst 7, room D308
The course teaches icon painting. The painting process follows the authentic icon painting technique – egg tempera mixed from dry pigments, multi-layered painting, etc. Each participant will have the opportunity to paint their own icon.
Parallel to the painting process, the participants will receive an overview of the iconographic principles and meanings in icon painting, the materials and techniques used, as well as their conservation process.
The participants will learn essential skills in historical icon painting and get an introduction to the history, significance and conservation process of icons.