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Nativity of Christ


December 4,6,8 

December 11,13,15

Two-week Workshop

Mondays - Wednesdays - Fridays

9am - 4pm Mountain Time***


***this is an updated schedule 

Students will be led step-by-step in the painting the holy image of the Nativity of Christ. Daily prayers and discussion will enrich the experience of prayerfully painting or "writing" the icon into being. 

All levels of experience welcome!

Details of this workshop:

  • 6 sessions conducted live on Zoom (35+ hours of instruction) 

  • Supply package mailed one week in advance of the retreat via USPS Priority Mail

  • Supply package includes a 8x10" gessoed wooden panel, gold leaf & instructional packet

  • First-time students have the option to purchase an Introductory Kit for $12 (recommended). See Essential Supplies for details.

  • Each session is recorded and made available within 12 - 24 hours 

  • Access to recordings, progression photos and other resources are housed on Google Classroom and will never expire

  • Tuition Cost: $375




Nativity of Christ, written through the hand of Kara Gillette, 2023

Based on the icon from the Basilica Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem (below). 

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