Peter Pearson, M. Div., Th. D.


Peter Pearson, M. Div., Th. D. has studied under nearly a dozen master iconographers and has been painting icons for more than fifty years. He has been teaching iconography for over half that time and has authored three books on the subject. Icons by his hand grace the walls of churches, monasteries, and retreat houses, mainly in North America but some have also found their way throughout the world. Peter is an organized and accessible teacher and guide in the history, technique, and theology/spirituality behind these ancient images of faith.

PCS 703 - Icon Painting with Peter Pearson

During this course, participants will paint a simple icon following a very methodical process. Peter will present a bit about the history, spirituality, and aesthetics of Byzantine iconography. No previous experience or artistic skill is required, only the willingness to try something new and to trust the instructor.

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