Paint & Gild an Armenian Cross

Subject: Painting
Dates: 7 December 2019
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Hanna Ward
Full price

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£ 60

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This one day workshop is a brief introduction to illumination: try your hand at line work, gilding and painting. At the end of the course students will have finished a beautiful Armenian cross to take home.

Who is this course for?

All levels of experience and ability welcome.

What days do I attend?


What should I bring to class?

Students are asked to bring their own watercolour brushes in sizes 0 and 1.

Empty jam jar

Paint palette with wells.

Health & Safety

When mixing pigments:

Wear the dusk mask provided by the tutor. These masks are disposable masks and are intended to be used for a day at most.

Wear disposable nitrile gloves should be worn

Tutors and students must wash their hands and forearms regularly to avoid cross contamination ie. after mixing pigments before eating, drinking, smoking, using the telephone or going to the toilet.

Food and drink must never be consumed in the basement workshop or studios.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothing that you do not mind getting slightly messy. Avoid wearing: Baggy clothing (especially sleeves); Loose jewellery; Short sleeve t-shirts (when there is a chance of contact with hazardous materials); High heels or open toed shoes.

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

The School reserves the right to discontinue or suspend a Course up to fourteen (14) calendar days before the advertised start date of the Course.

By booking this course, you agree to our terms and conditions.

Tutor biography

Hanna Ward

Hanna Ward is a diploma iconographer. She has an MA in Traditional Arts from the School and has completed a four year Diploma Icon and Wall Painting course with Aidan Hart. Hanna has also studied for many years with various masters from Russia, Greece, France, Romania, UK and Finland. Hanna regularly paints commission pieces for churches and private collectors. She also lectures and teaches in the UK and in Finland and is a visiting tutor at the Icon School of Bethlehem in Palestine.

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