Going Forward: Icon Adventures Online

Can’t travel? Icon Adventures will soon be bringing the adventure home to you!

Exciting and unusual online courses will be available to book from late 2020 and will be accessible, affordable and professionally delivered using live online classroom seminars and pre-recorded tutorials.

These will be unique, new courses will combine Trecento and Italo-Byzantine Art History with the practical use of Medieval Panel Painting techniques.

The first online course will feature the important ‘Man of Sorrows’ icon.
The art historical aspect of the course will explore the fascinating journey of an icon from East to West and examine the development of its devotional function and spiritual meaning. (Italo-Byzantine + Franciscan art history).

The practical painting part of the course will deliver step-by-step guidance on how to write this simple and powerful icon using Byzantine painting and medieval gilding techniques.
This course will be particularly suitable for those new to icon painting. For the more experienced, it will provide a valuable insight into the transmission and development of iconography in the western medieval sphere.