Opportunities to Learn

IMG_9160 (1)We are deeply grateful for the opportunities to continue learning the technical and theological aspects of the writing of the icon. This past April 24–29, 2017 we experienced again, the luxury of uninterrupted prayer and practice taught by Master Iconographers Vladislav Andrejev and his son, Dmitri Andreyev. We learned the historical significance of Moses and the Unburnt Bush as we began each morning with prayer then onto learning! The lectures given by Vladislav and translated by Dmitri are invaluable tools to understanding not only the process but the aspiration to enter into the into a deeper spiritual connection to our work within the writing of the icon.
Six days of intense work does not exhaust the emotional energy put into the icon, one only longs for more to continue learning and practicing basic skills learned during the week. Following the minuscule dots of pigment submerged in emulsion to place them into the proper area takes patience and daily practice!

Fortunately for the students of Prosopon, one can continue their experience and enroll in the many workshops provided by the school:
May 22-26, 2017 is the Holy Family IconWorkshop with Dmitri Andreyev–please visit www.susanvonmedicus.com for more information on how to register.

Dmitri Andreyev also welcomes students in his private studio and is available (schedule permitting) for teaching in your area.  Please visit www.dmitriandreyeviconography.com to review his current schedule.  Dmitri also offers on-line courses to continue perfecting your skills.

May 27, 2017 Archangel Michael Icon Guild meets from 12-5.  Visit www.archangelmichaeliconguild.com and click on “Guild Meetings” to RSVP and review the requirements and future dates.

June 27–July 2, 2017 Six day advanced workshop with Edward Beckett and Fr. Mefodii.  Contact Edward on (626) 791-7953 or email edward@beckettstudio.com

September 2-4, 2017 presents an 3 day intensive workshop with Dmitri Andreyev in Pennsylvania.  Please contact Mary Jo Fero (717) 235-7354 or email mjfero@gmail.com  to register

September 11-16, 2017 Six day workshop with Fr. Mefodii in Stafford, Virginia  please contact Joanna Laymon to register sttheodosiaiconguild@yahoo.com

We spoke to Vladislav Andrejev about a small group of us visiting for a weekend at his studio in New York.  Details TBA!

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