All our online courses are for self-paced interactive iconography studies. Signing up for a course you will:
Comprehensive and practical video tutorials (in HD) guiding you step by step through unique programs of studies in iconography drawing and / or painting.
Assignments are blended in the video tutorials, with plethora of handy tips and advice to assist you in mastering thespecific skills and traditional iconography principles.
During all our courses, you will receive a personalized feedback and active mentoring by the instructors on each of your drawings.
We use a unique Google Classroom as a platform for every course. It's a place where we confidentially share the assignments and you will be able to share your drawings and see our recommendations together with works of other students.
All the video tutorials will be available to you during and after the completion of the course for future learning.
Our Online Iconography Drawing and Painting Courses are designed for individuals with different levels of experience. To indicate the necessary level we have labeled them as Foundational, Beginner, and Intermediate. The Foundational courses can be taken in any order, while the Beginner and Intermediate courses will require to attend certain course or courses to sign up for.
Designed for individuals with little to no iconography or drawing experience and for professionals willing to learn certain topics from scratch. These courses provide most essential skills and knowledge and may be taken in any order.
Advanced Egg Tempera course can only be taken by those, who has done both Egg Tempera Basic and Drawing the Frontal Face courses as we heavily relay on knowledge and skills we teach there.
Half Figure Composition is only available to those, who has done both Half Figure Garments and Half Figure Hand Gestures. For those, who wants to have a more professional experience at this course, we highly recommend taking the Drawing the Frontal Face course prior to this one.
Second-generation iconographer with M.A. from State Fine Art Academy of Saint Petersburg (faculty of Theory and History of Art).
2001 co-founder of Sacred Murals Studio (St. Petersburg, Russia).
2005 - present: iconography instructor in the USA, Italy, Australia and other countries.
2006 - present: member of Union of Artists of Russia
2009 - 2022: professor at Institute of Theology and Sacred Arts (Saint Petersburg).
2021 November - December: head of Iconography School of St Petersburg Seminary. 2022 March - present: Iconographer, iconography instructor working in Tbilisi (Georgia).
M.A. from State Fine Art Academy of Saint Petersburg (faculty of Theory and History of Art).
2009 - present: ember of the Union of Artists of Russia
2015 - 2021: chief artist of the embroidery workshop at Feodorovsky Cathedral in Saint Petersburg. 2022 March - present: Iconographer, iconography instructor working in Tbilisi (Georgia).
Author of the majority of our offline and online courses.
Actively participates in exhibitions of contemporary ecclesiastical art in Russia and abroad.
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