A chance to dabble before the February workshop.
Experienced iconographer Peter Murphy will demonstrate various techniques using gold leaf and pigments.
Come and experience a unique opportunity to paint the face of the Virgin Mary using traditional ancient Byzantine techniques and materials, with experienced iconographer Peter Murphy. You will learn how to make and use egg tempera paint using egg yolks and natural mineral pigments, there will also be a demonstration of the use of gold leaf for halos and backgrounds. This taster day is to give people the chance to see if they would like to enrol for the full one week Icon Painting Retreat scheduled for the week of 25th of February to 1st of March.
To see some exaples of Peter’s work and work done by some of his students please visit his website at www.petermurphyicons.co.uk
To enquire about availability for the taster day or for the one week workshop, please contact reservations on 01892 865988.
£30 includes materials, refreshments, lunch and afternoon tea.
Read here all about the reviews from the first taster day "What a wonderful day"