Art and Spirituality days - Icon courses
These creative days and courses are for those wishing to explore and express their Christian Spirituality through Art.
These days include the following:
- Icon painting-Learn about the process and technique of painting (writing as it is known) icons and gain an understanding of this rich religious art tradition.
These creative painting days provide an opportunity to develop the necessary skills to paint a traditional icon. In so doing participants will become familiar with the spiritual meaning and purpose ‘written’ into these works of art.
- Art and Prayer
Discover a new way of praying through creating art, inspired by Great Art and the Scriptures. –
The joyful making of art is inspired by art both familiar and new artworks, reflecting on themes such as love, joy and peace . These sessions provide the ground to connect with the scriptures and hear the ‘still small voice’ within, leading us to the ‘creator within’ and a unique creative response -our art as Prayer.
- Art and the Christian Calendar-
Reawaken your creativity as you follow the Feasts and mark the Seasons with this series of creative craft days .
We draw on Fine Art, old and new, to lead our reflections and inspire our crafts as we reawaken to the experience of living in the ‘Christian year’.
These craft days offer Fine Art reflections combined with practical creative opportunities to reflect on the Church’s year, nurturing a deepening of Faith and an appreciation for the rhythm of the seasons.
- Painting Faith
Can we paint Faith ? This series of workshops looks to how artists through time have ‘written’ the Christian Belief into their paintings and,inspired by Scripture and the work of Fine Artists, we create our own works of truly’ Christian’ art.
These creative days provide the opportunities to develop an awareness and understanding of how ‘belief’ can be communicated through art, leading participants to create their own authentically religious artwork.
-Art of Faith creative days offer a variety of opportunities to enjoy being creative as we explore Christian Spirituality in accessible and meaningful ways.
We are all creative -one need not be artistic! And participants will be supported to gain the most from their creative experiences, working with a wide range of art materials.. (group sizes are limited to small groups -usually 3-6 persons)
Next available Art and Spirituality Creative days: (See Creative days Schedule page for further information)
-to be confirmed