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Location  RWA, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Telephone  0117 906 7606



Bristol Drawing School Logo

Post  Royal West of England Academy, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1PX

Telephone  0117 973 5129 Email

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Icon Workshop

Start Date:Friday, 1st March 2013
Times:Fri & Sat 10am-4pm and Sun 11am-4pm
Duration:3 day workshop
Tutor:Ian Knowles
Cost:120 includes 1 prepared gesso board
Suitable for:All abilities

Places Available!   

This fascinating  three day workshop is designed for those interested in learning how to paint a religious icon (like those in Greek or Russian churches). If you are interested in having a go at using egg tempera or want to paint in an ecologically sensitive way then this three-day workshop is for you. Under guidance from a professional iconographer you will be taken through the process of 'writing' a sacred icon of the Face of Jesus, and by the end you should have a completed icon to take home with you. No previous experience necessary, just a willingness to try a very different technique and 'have a go'. Prepared gesso board provided.

Find out more about tutor Ian Knowles.


Icon Workshop

Material List

You will need to bring your own watercolour brushes (ideally sizes 1, 3 and 5). If you do not have these they will be available from the tutor on the day to purchase. It is also advisable to bring a small cloth to rest your arm on whilst painting.








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