Students in a course paint following step-by-step instructions.

Students in a course paint following step-by-step instructions.

 
A first-time student work

A first-time student work

Nikita teaches a number of intensive six-day workshops in Europe and North America throughout the year. The workshops introduce students to the practice of iconography and to the theology and iconology of the Orthodox faith, and give a taste of what it is like to work in the setting of an ancient spiritual discipline. With the aid of step-by-step demonstrations, the student carries out all of the steps of the painting of an icon in the Prosopon School method and takes home a finished icon (board-making and final sealing fall outside the scope of a six-day workshop). No artistic experience is required of the participant and all materials are provided. Intermediate and advanced level workshops are geared towards those that have painted a number of icons under Prosopon tutelage and are already familiar with the steps of the process.

 

Nikita will be conducting the following intensive workshops in the near future:
2018
  • 23-29 January — Klaipeda, Lithuania; Pokrov-Saint-Nicholas Church. Contact: bjokubauskis7@gmail.com
  • 29 May - 4 June — Ealing Abbey, London, UK. Contact: kolinskysable@icloud.com
  • Summer (TBA) — Püha Johannese Kool (St John's Orthodox Christian School), Tallinn, Estonia. In Russian and Estonian. Contact Nikita for information.
  • Summer (TBA)— Esna Manor, Esna, Estonia. Theory intensive, with guest lecturer Vladislav Andrejev, founder of the Prosopon School. Contact: maarjaon@gmail.co
  • Autumn (TBA) — Atelier Nadaï, Agen, France. Contact: www.atelier-nadai.com/Contact
  • 9-15 December — Hawkwood College, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK. Info: click here.
  • TBA — Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge, UK. Contact: info@iocs.cam.ac.uk
2019
  • February Grand Coteau, Louisiana. Contact: steicon@aol.com

The schedule of all Prosopon School workshops may be found here. For weekly classes, see the Tallinn Studio page.

If you are interested in organising or hosting a workshop, please contact Nikita or the principal coordinator of the Prosopon School (www.prosoponschool.org).