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Series 1: Drawing the Face (€29.99)
Series 2: Drawing the Half Figure (€19.99)
Series 3: Garment Basics (€14.99)
Series 4: Drawing the Full Figure (Part 1) (€29.99)
Series 4: Drawing the Full Figure (Part 2) (€14.99)
Series 4: Drawing the Full Figure (Part 3) (€24.99)
Series 4: Drawing the Full Figure (Part 4) (€19.99)
Series 5: Drawing the 3/4 Figure (€19.99)
Series 6: Drawing Seated, Reclining and Kneeling Figures (€29.99)
Series 7: Drawing more Figures (€9.99)
Series 8: Drawing Buildings and Landscapes (€14.99)
Series 9.1 Theotokos and Christ (Composition) €14.99
Compose an icon of the Theotokos and Christ.
Series 9.2 Prophet Elijah(Composition)(€14.99)
Creatively composing an icon with a figure and landscape elements (Prophet Elijah)
Series 9.3 Annunciation (Composition) (€14.99)
Creatively composing an icon with figures and building elements (The Annunciation)
Painting Series 1. Introduction to Painting (Part 1) (€44.99)
In Section 1 you will learn about the workspace and materials needed to paint with egg tempera. Then you will learn how to prepare the egg emulsion and the painting surface and how to mix the colours. This is followed by several exercises for learning brush techniques needed to paint icons.
In Section 2 we will go into the theory of Byzantine iconography and how colour and light function in the icon as well as the question of colour symbolism in icons.
In Section 3 we will start with a basic garment exercise to understand how the photismata are build up rhythmically by first building up the forms from light to dark.
In Section 4 will start discovering the magic of painting with a limited tetrachrome palette, by painting a mauve sleeve, this time working from dark to light.
In Section 5 and 6 you will discover one of the trickiest colours to paint in tetrachrome: Green. You will learn to paint it using two different techniques.
Painting Series 1: Introduction to Painting (Part 2) (€24.99)
In these tutorials we will continue our discovery of the magic of the tetrachrome limited palette...
In Section 1 you will discover that Black+White=Blue as we paint contrasting warm and cool garments with hanging folds.
In Section 2 we will paint a white garment that allows us to practice painting a variety of folds.
In Section three we will paint the head covering worn by women and some monastic saints and get to grips with painting curved lines.
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