For anyone interested in practical learning the concept of space in iconography
160 USD for 5 weekly sessions with Saturday zoom lectures and drawing corrections. Payments are non-refundable. Students are accepted on first come - first served basis.
Up to 30 students in one class
Most basic materials: paper, hard and soft pencils, eraser, and a compass with two needles.
6 weeks (5 assignments):
Please put about 30- 60 minutes video tutorials per assignment
& at least 1 hour per assignment for homework.
Each of the 5 weekly sessions includes: 2-3 video tutorials and reference images. All videos and images remain available to the students after the end of the Course.
Learners are expected to continuosly share photographs of their drawings with the instructor any time during the course. The instructor responds with his comments / recommendations within 48 hours (weekends excluded).
We made this program as extensive as we could, so we split complex tasks into little manageable parts, making the assignments to be squeezable between work and family duties. We hope it will allow everybody to study with own pace.
Basic experiments with mutually influencing elements. Blocking in: learning from medieval models.
Role of Borders on icon. Border “stealing” space from a figure VS borders as additional space. Figure VS negative space: artistic solution in iconography.
Local colors and contrasts; hierarchy and tonal values.
Basic types of relationship we establish while planning an icon with 2 or more figures.
Principles of cooperation between image and architecture as framing environment and surrounding space.
The cost of the Online Iconography Drawing Course III is 160 USD. The first assignment of the Course is scheduled for publishing the 15th of January 2021 at midnight (Moscow time GMT +3).
The first Zoom Session, as well, as other zoom sessions is scheduled for Saturday the 16th of January 2021, 17:00 Australian Standard time and 12:00PM Eastern Time, same as 18:00 Central European Standard Time (GMT+1).
While making the reigistration payment, please provide a valid email address. It will be used to send you a personal invitation to Google Classroom and all related communications.
The Assignments will be emailed on Fridays at 00:00 AM Moscow time (GMT+3).
This course is the third of a series, but it is open for everyone practicing (or willing to practice) Christian iconography. It will work well for those who have accomplished our previous Onlince courses as well, as for those, who has never studied with us in the past.
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Philip holds an M.A. in State Fine Art from the Academy of Saint Petersburg, faculty of Theory and History of Art. He is a professional, second-generation iconographer with more than 15 years of teaching experience. He is also a professor at the Institute of Theology and Sacred Arts and the head of The Sacred Murals Studio in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Olga Shalamova holds an M.A. in State Fine Art from the Academy of Saint Petersburg, faculty of Theory and History of Art. She is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia and is chief artist of the embroidery workshop at Feodorovsky Cathedral in Saint Petersburg. She is also an active participant in exhibitions of contemporary ecclesiastical art.
We taught more then 100 iconography workshops in off-line classrooms. You can see what they were like on our main website: www.sacredmurals.com. You can also see icons, mosaics, frescoes, fabric prints and illustrations and complex church interior solutions.