24 - 31 May 2020
Retreat leaders : Hanna Ward
Basia Goodwin assisting
early bird before January 31st
ensuite single 1,100 €
ensuite shared 1,000 € (per person)
Normal price after January 31st
ensuite single 1,200 €
ensuite shared 1,100 € (per person)
- You will be painting Mary Magdalene (holding red egg) using the 1,500 year old icon painting technique.
- You will learn how to collect, prepare and paint with natural pigment, egg tempera (egg yolk mixed with wine ) and use real gold.
- This will be your opportunity to engage in a meditative process in a beautiful and nourishing environment on the Camino de Santiago. Throughout the week we will also be receiving pilgrims for the evening meals.
Preliminary timetable for 24th - 31st May 2020
24th Arrival between 3pm and 7pm. Welcome dinner at 7:30 pm.
25th Preparing the drawing / collecting and collecting / making our own pigments.
26th Drawing / copying the image. Preparation of the egg tempera and the bole.
27th Laying the clay and applying gold on the gilded area. Mixing the sankir (skin colour) with Camino earths.
28th Paint garment and background colours. First highlights.
29th Floats and highlights on face, hair, garment.
30th Final floats and highlights. Graphic lines and Divine light for the face. Finishing the details.
31st Departure after breakfast.
The price includes :
Seven nights accommodation
Teaching and materials
It does NOT include airline tickets or travel to the retreat centre. HOW TO GET HERE?
Once we confirm you can join the retreat, you can secure your place by making a 300€ deposit. The remaining amount is to be paid two months before the retreat. Refunds are only available if you can find a replacement for yourself. You can make the payment by Pay Pal, bank card, bank transfer or Transferwise (contact us for details). Please make sure you cover all transaction or conversion fees. Please read our full Terms & Conditions. In making a reservation, you confirm that you have read and understood the Terms & Conditions.