Session 3 will study and write and icon of St. Mary Magdalene. She was considered equal to the apostles, was a disciple of Jesus named Mary from Magdala, a town in Galilee. She his called The Great and Holy Myrrh-bearer Mary Magdalene.
Feast Day commemorated July 22.
The icon will be painted on a recessed 11 inch by 13 inch gessoed board with struts. Approx. cost of the authentic panel will be $100.00. A clay ampersand (cradled) board is also adequate and is included in the beginner’s tuition cost.
Tuition for first time student- approx. $295.00; based on purchase price of icon kit at Wet Paint (authentic icon board extra)
Tuition for repeat icon students- $165.00 plus panel
Dates and location http://korlukastudios.com/2017/09/2018-icon-class-schedule/
Some various contemporary images:
In keeping His commandments and laws, O holy Mary Magdalene,
You followed Christ, who for our sake was born of a virgin,
And in celebrating your most holy memory today,
We receive forgiveness of sins by your prayers!