2020 Archangel Michael Icon Guild Meeting Schedule
SHRINE OF ST. ANTHONY
12290 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD
FR. ERIC, THE PREVIOUS DIRECTOR OF THE SHRINE OF ST. ANTHONY, HAS GIVEN OUR ICON GUILD THE USE OF THE CONFERENCE ROOM FOR A DONATION IN THE AMOUNT INDIVIDUALS ARE ABLE TO AFFORD! GOD BLESS FR. ERIC AND MANY, MANY THANKS!!
CONFESSION 11:00 – 11:50
DAILY MASS 12 NOON
ALL GUILD MEETINGS
BEGIN AT 1:00 pm and END at 6:30 pm
Students new to iconography: we supply materials to make egg emulsion (please bring a glass jar with a lid and you can take home the emulsion you make!) icon materials are offered at market price (boards, gold, brushes etc.) We provide a list of suppliers of fine iconography materials as we know you will want to continue this beautiful practice! Beginning students will start on watercolor paper which we initially supply. Any pigments or materials and supplies will be equally split among participants after your initial introduction should you wish to continue.
Intermediate and Advanced Students: please bring supplies you have on hand for continuation of your icon (s) in progress.
Recommended books (more suggested reading to come!)
“Behold the Beauty of the Lord” by Henri Nouwen
“Praying with Icons” by Jim Forest
“Color-A Natural History of the Palette” by Victoria Finley
We begin promptly at 1:00 pm with Opening Prayer then begin our practice. Please bring a bag lunch for yourself or a snack to share to keep our collective energy going. Please bring notebooks, folders and watercolor paper for keeping track of exercises and activities. We are in the process of discussing more lectures and hands on activities related to icons, icon studies and extensions of icon practices and field trips! Stay tuned as each new activity will be posted–current scheduled activities posted below:
Saturday, January 25 1:00 — 6:00 Prayer and Practice
Lydia Lynette Hull–Prosopon Iconographer, Curator of the traveling icon exhibit “Wrestling With Angels” will present her lecture at 2:00 pm with a Q & A afterward. RSVP for this event and practice to ensure a seat. RSVP by calling Mick on 410-303-2392 no later than Thursday, January 23
February 5, 2020 brings the on-line class titled “EggTempera-The Luminous Medium” presented by Koo Schadler! The cost is $225.00–a fabulous deal! Please sign up now by visiting www.kooschadler.com
Saturday, February 22
1:00 — 6:00 Prayer and Practice–A Return to Basic Skills/Drawing and painting faces–three images to choose from or create all three!
Saturday, March 7 1:00 — 6:00
Prayer and Practice–begin sketching Virgin Mary
Saturday, April 18 AND Saturday, April 25
1:00 — 6:00 Prayer and Practice/Starting small (5×5) icon of Virgin Mary to be finished in April for Consecration in May (there will be a small cost for board and gold TBA)
Saturday, May 2
Saturday, May 9
Saturday, May 16 1:00 — 6:00
The May dates above will be used to prepare for Vladislav’s 6 day workshop
PROSOPON SCHOOL OF ICONOLOGY ANNUAL 6 DAY ICON WORKSHOP WITH FOUNDER AND MASTER ICONOGRAPHER:
MONDAY, MAY 18 — SATURDAY, May 23
9:00 AM — *9:00 PM DAILY
(*Vladislav Andrejev departs at 5:00 pm each day)
This 6 day workshop accommodates up to twenty-two students. Intermediate and advanced students will write the icon of The Theotokos, The Sign and beginning students will write the icon of Archangel Michael (if this is your first time with Prosopon) or beginning students who are on their second + workshop will write Archangel Gabriel or Theotokos Tenderness OR Vladislav’s choices 🙂
PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED and all deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. See the link titled “Workshops and Events” for downloadable and printable registration form.
QUESTIONS? Call Mick on 410-303-2392
JUNE — Saturday, June 20 AND Saturday, June 27
1:00 — 6:00 pm
NO PRACTICE IN JULY
AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER and DECEMBER dates TBA
THANK YOU FOR PLACING DATES AND TIMES ON YOUR CALENDAR
WE LOOK FORWARD TO PRAYING AND PAINTING WITH YOU!