Byzantine Iconography: Drawing the Face 1: Introduction to Line, Rhythm and Drawing the Face

Julia Hayes, Byzantine Iconography Tutorials

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4 Videos (29m)
    • 1.1. Introduction

    • 1.2. Line and Rhythm in the Byzantine Icon

    • 1.3. The Face in Full Frontal Pose

    • 1.4. The Face in Dynamic Frontal Pose


About This Class

This is the first in a series of iconography tutorials where we will study drawing the face in a variety of different poses. In this tutorial you will be introduced to the importance of line and rhythm in Byzantine Iconography and will learn to draw the face in the full frontal and dynamic frontal poses.

These drawing tutorials are aimed at beginners and intermediate level iconographers.


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Interesting and just what I didn't even know what I was looking for
Amazing, detailed course.
Wonder, carefully explained course in iconographic drawing. I recommend fully.





Julia Hayes

Byzantine Iconography Tutorials

Hello, I'm Julia. I'm a South African born byzantine iconographer with 16 years experience. I live and studied iconography in Greece with teachers including master iconographer George Kordis. I have also studied Theology and done post-graduate studies in Liturgics at the University of Athens.

So what are these iconography tutorials about?

This is not a standard weekend iconography workshop where you simply learn to  trace an icon and "paint-by-numbers". It was never th...

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