Drawing icons 101: for the Young

Summer Drawing Course on Iconography and lives of the saints 

These interactive classes teach various aspects of the icon to children at least 7 years of age and up. Activities range from demonstration, interactive discussions, story time and drawing an icon themselves on beautiful sienna paper to take home.  We will practice drawing eyes, nose and mouth every day then put it all together in the final class.  Along with that we will have a lesson or story for the day.

Lesson 1-What is an Icon- (slide show). Drawing eyes.

Lesson 2-Icon Symbols and their Meaning-St Euphrosynos-Drawing noses

Lesson 3-A look at Pigments and How to Make Paints and Gesso (demo)

Lesson 4-Russian Fairy Tales and the Icon: The Tale of St George-drawing mouths and ears
Lesson 5-How to Read an Icon: A Look at Rublev’s Trinity Icon-final drawing of an angel

When: Aug 1st-4th, 2017

Time: 10am-12pm

Cost: $75 per child, $25 off each sibling there after

$25 non-refundable deposit to hold your space

Taught by Colette Kalvesmaki


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