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Portraits of Saints: The Spirit is Shining Through Them
Did you know that creating an icon and what you might learn in an art class have very little in common? Making an icon is a process and meant to make a connection from the viewer to beyond the image. Icons help us remember the exemplary character and noble deeds of the saints.

 

Upcoming events

(experienced and non-experienced artists welcome)

An Introduction to Icons
February 18 at 1-2:45 pm, Room 201,

Making an Icon using Collage Techniques with Joyce Watkins King
Sunday , February 25, 1-4pm
Ages 12 and up or younger with adult partner

  • Bring several photographs (color or b/w) of your chosen saint, drawings or paintings of a personality from the Bible, or pre-photography (ideally a head-shot with some background). Also bring a good pair of scissors.
  • (Optional) Bring any remnants of cotton fabric (quilting weight) in solids or small patterns that you might incorporate in your portrait or be willing to share with other participants.
  • (Optional) Bring any papers you might like to use or share: rice papers, magazine pages, decorative papers, etc.
  • (Optional) Bring any other small items that might relate to your chosen subject or enhance the final piece: lace, buttons, beads, thread, markers, etc.

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Make your own Painted Icon with Rachel Nicholson
Sunday, March 11, 1pm
For children, youth and imaginative adults

Prior to the workshops, please consider a saint you would like to focus on. It could be someone from the Bible as in traditional Franciscan or Orthodox iconography. It could be someone who was important in your life, someone who has lived a holy life. The title “saint” as understood by Presbyterians belongs to those who have been united with Christ, ordinary people who had extra-ordinary faith. Perhaps you would like to honor a West Raleigh saint.

 

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