Πέμπτη, 29 Δεκεμβρίου 2016

HANNA-LEENA WARD - DESIGNER / ARTIST / ICON PAINTER

Virgin of Konevitsa 30 x 40cm - Photo from: http://www.hannaward.com

Hanna writes exceptional quality icons using traditional materials and methods which have been used in iconography for nearly two thousand years. She uses gessoed lime wood boards and paints with egg tempera, natural pigments and semi precious stones that she grinds herself. All of her icons are made with 23.5 carat gold leaf.

Hanna teaches all aspects of icon painting/writing including: board making, choosing the finest quality wood, routering, gessoing, drawing, designing, brush strokes, colour use, symbolism, geometry and calligraphy with traditional varnishes.

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