Iconography Workshops

San Antonio icon workshop 2015

San Antonio icon workshop 2015

Learn the art of iconography in the Russian-Byzantine style, using the medium of egg-tempera and gold leaf gilding. At all iconography workshops and weekly classes every step of the process is demonstrated and its theological symbolism explained. Instructor Irene Perez, has a BFA degree in Studio Arts from the University of Texas at Austin, studied iconography under Vladislav Andrejev from 1997 to 2014. Ms. Perez graduated from the Antiochian House of Studies St. Stephen’s Course in 2014 and went on to get her M.A. in Applied Orthodox Theology with a specialization in Iconology from Balamand University in 2016.

 

WORKSHOPS:

WEEKEND COLOR WORKSHOP IN AUSTIN, TX 
February 25th – 26th, 2017.
 

This color class is open to students of all levels.  The students will learn to mix pigments with egg-tempera medium, mix 48 to 50 colors used in iconography and make samples.  Students will also learn the chemical composition of the color, the origins, texture, qualities of each color.  Students will also have the opportunity to paint a garment from a color copy and create a plan on what pigments to mix for each layer of color on the garment, from the base color to highlights, and the transparent colored layers between the highlights in order to end up with similar finished garment as the one they are copying. 

The students will take home handouts and the samples created in class to serve as a reference guide when working at home.

  • Instructor: Irene Perez from Icon Arts studio in Austin, Tx.
  • Location: Icon Arts Studio, Austin, TX
  • Coordinator: Irene Perez, please email irene@iconarts.com for registration information.
  • Tuition: $325 including paper, pigments and handouts.  Please bring a palette and a short handle #2 long round water color brush. Registration and tuition are due by Feb. 20th , 2017
  • Schedule: 9 am to 4 pm Saturday with a one-hour lunch around noon, 2 to 6 pm Sunday. Please bring your lunch or plan to go out.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SIX-DAY  WORKSHOP IN LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO
March 20th – 25th, 2017.

This week-long workshop is open to students of all levels. You must be able to attend the six days  in order to participate.

  • Instructor: Irene Pérez, iconographer with 18 years of experience.
  • Project: Christ not made by hands
  • Location: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 518 Alameda Blvd., Las Cruces, NM. 88005.
  • Workshop coordinator: Sondra Jones. Please contact her for registration information at (915) 203-3251 or at  sondrakjones@gmail.com
  • Registration: Please mail your $330 deposit by February 1st, 2017, so we can order your supplies ($150 of your deposit is non-refundable.) Tuition: $660 if you register before February 1st, 2017; late registration is: $675.
  • Schedule: Classes begin everyday at 9 A.M. and end at 5:30 P.M. Lunch break is usually around noon for one hour.
  • Please bring to class a notepad or notebook, a mechanical pencil, eraser, ruler, a regular hand towel, table lamp and extension cord if you live in town, and  a digital camera, smart phone or iPad if you have any one of these.  Taking pictures of the demonstrations is helpful when you go back to your table to work.

 

Christ not made by hands

Christ not made by hands

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TWO-WEEKEND ICONOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN HOUSTON, TX
March 30th-April 1st – April 27th-29th, 2017.

This two-weekend workshop is open to students of all levels. You must be able to attend the three days on both weekends in order to participate

  • Instructor: Irene Pérez, iconographer with 18 years of experience.
  • Project: St. Luke the First Iconographer
  • Location: Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002.
  • Workshop coordinator: Wick Rowland. You may contact her for registration information at wickr@mac.com
  • Registration: Please contact the workshop coordinator to register and for tuition information.
  • Schedule: Classes begin everyday at 9 A.M. and end at 5 P.M. Lunch break is usually around noon for one hour. You may bring your lunch our you may go out to eat nearby. Ask the coordinator for details.
  • Please bring to class a notepad or notebook, a mechanical pencil, eraser, ruler, a regular hand towel and  a digital camera, smart phone or iPad if you have any one of these.  Taking pictures of the demonstrations is helpful when you go back to your table to work.

 

St. Luke the First Iconographer

St. Luke the First Iconographer

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SIX-DAY ICONOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN MANDEVILLE, LOUISIANA  
AUGUST 20th – 25th, 2017 

This week-long workshop is open to students of all levels. You must be able to attend the six days  in order to participate.

  • Instructor: Irene Pérez, iconographer with 18 years of experience.
  • Project: Archangel Gabriel in egg-tempera, with gold halo and shell gold for robe and wings.
  • Location: Art Time, 705 Asbury Dr, Mandeville, LA 70471. (985) 674-2023
  • Workshop coordinator: Irene Perez, email irene@iconarts.com for more info.
  • Deposit & Tuition: $150 non-refundable deposit due by June 20th, 2017. The balance of $525, which including supplies, due by June 20th, 2017.
  • Registration: Send email to: irene@iconarts.com for additional information and address to send your tuition.
  • Schedule: Classes begin everyday at 9 A.M. and end at 5:30 P.M. Lunch break is usually around noon for one hour. You may bring your lunch our you may go out to eat nearby. Ask the coordinator for details.
  • Please bring to class a notepad or notebook, a mechanical pencil, eraser, ruler, a regular hand towel and  a digital camera, smart phone or iPad if you have any one of these.  Taking pictures of the demonstrations is helpful when you go back to your table to work.

 

Archangel Gabriel

Archangel Gabriel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIX-DAY ICONOGRAPHY WORKSHOP IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA  
NOVEMBER 6th – 11th, 2017 

This week-long workshop is open to students of all levels. You must be able to attend the six days  in order to participate.

  • Instructor: Irene Pérez, iconographer with 18 years of experience.
  • Project: St. George and the Dragon, in egg-tempera and gold leaf.
  • Location: TBA
  • Workshop coordinator: Irene Perez, email irene@iconarts.com for more info.
  • Deposit & Tuition: $150 non-refundable deposit due by June 20th, 2017. The balance of $525, which including supplies, due by September 6th, 2017.
  • Registration: Send email to: irene@iconarts.com for additional information and address to send your tuition.
  • Schedule: Classes begin everyday at 9 A.M. and end at 5:30 P.M. Lunch break is usually around noon for one hour. You may bring your lunch our you may go out to eat nearby. Ask the coordinator for details.
  • Please bring to class a notepad or notebook, a mechanical pencil, eraser, ruler, a regular hand towel and  a digital camera, smart phone or iPad if you have any one of these.  Taking pictures of the demonstrations is helpful when you go back to your table to work.

 

St. George and the Dragon

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