Mount Carmel is home to the Canadian National Shrine to Saint Therésè of Lisiéux. The shrine may be visited Mon-Sun 9am to 5pm. Mass is celebrated Mon-Fri at 11:15 am.
Icon Writing retreat
Led by: Phil Zimmerman
Cost : $550 for room and board +(art supply fee extra)
Dec 1-7, 2019, June 14-20, 2020
Master Iconographer Phillip Zimmerman will guide students through creating one complete icon (to be determined). Any level of experience is accepted. Each step is demonstrated to students, followed by time to copy what has been taught. Students will learn: filling in, rendering clothes and flesh, 23 carat gold leafing, and varnishing. In addition, students will gain familiarity with ruling pens an ruling pen compasses, and information of preparation of panels for painting.
Students will need to pre order their art art boards and supplies directly through Phil Zimmerman at i