Workshops & seminars

Unleash your inner artist and spark your creative energy

With great artistic enthusiasm, Natalija Vincic is opening the doors of her new atelier in Provence to welcome the people who want more fun and colours in their life.

Illuminated lettering (workshop 3 hours)

illuminated letteringIlluminated texts are stories or letters decorated with bright colors and gold.

The large capital letter at the beginning of the text is decorated different patterns or shades.

At the end of this workshop you will have created your own medieval letter.

Medieval art of illuminated lettering

3 hours workshop in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere; you will learn in a practical way:
  • the basics of miniature painting and basic shading techniques,
  • color combinations ,
  • gild with gold leaf,
  • floral decoration
Practical information
  • 3 hours workshop
  • cost: 55€
  • all material used during the workshop
  • coffee and tea provided
  • class is limited to 6 participants to ensure individual support
The represented illuminated letter it's only an exemple. Each participant will choose their own letter and decoration.

Abstract adventure (workshop 3 hours)

Part of being fun and wonderful activity, it is incredibly beneficial for increasing focus, concentration, creativity, imagination.

3 hours workshop in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere; you will learn n a practical way.
  • Introduction with the art material,canvas, colors brushes, acrylic colors,
  • How to paint with acrylic colors, simple technic,
  • How to express freely,
  • What the colors and colors combination are meaning in the visual language of artists as Picasso, Van Gogh, Cézanne, Renoir etc...
Practical information
  • 3 hours workshop,
  • cost: 120€
  • all material used for the workshop provided
  • Coffee and tea provided
  • Class is limited to 6 participants to ensure individual support

Iconography – Guardian Angel (week seminar)

Archange Gabriel

Icons have been thought of as windows to heaven or doorways to the sacred. They are meant to help us to communicate with divine love, to lift spirits, to help us to get better human beings. The creation process of an icon is another way to pray; to heal; to meditate and to grow on our spiritual journey.

Week seminar

Natalija Vincic, coming from Macedonia, a country known for its outstanding Byzantine art, is a professional hagiographer, artist and restorer of works of art. She is hosting this weekly introduction to iconography. At the end of this introduction you will have created your very own icon, a living memory for you to bring home.

In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere; you will learn in a practical way
  • how to use wood as the basis of an icon,
  • what Gesso is and how to use it in hagiography,
  • how to gild with gold leaf,
  • what TEH, EGG – TEMPERA is all about,
  • How to paint a face of an angel, his clothes and many more secrets of hagiography will be revealed to you.
Practical information
  • 5 days course, from monday to friday, from 10 am to1 pm
  • cost: 380€
  • all material used for the creation of your very own icon are included
  • class is limited to 6 participants to ensure individual support
  • Location : Lorgues (south of France)

 

Symbolic self-portrait – Acryl on canvas (week seminar)

Self portraitA self-portrait is a very special art experience; is  self discovery, is revealing your inner self.

Which are the colors or symbols you chose to represent yourself are among the questions you will get to answer during this week. At the end of this week you will have painted your acrylic self-portrait, a living memory for you to bring home.

Week seminar In a friendly and relaxed atmosphere; you will learn in a practical way:
  • how to use acrylic colors,
  • various ways of shading and capturing the light,
  • color combinations,
  • ancient picturing techniques
  • and many more secrets of self-portrait techniques will be revealed to you
This seminar will expand your painting experience and provide a foundation of knowledge for your future art practice. Practical information
  • 5 days course, from Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m to 1 p.m
  • cost: 370€
  • all material used for the creation of your acrylic self-portrait are included
  • Coffee and tea provided
  • class is limited to 6 participants to ensure individual support