The Icon to be painted during these two workshops will be a full figure of the  Blessed Mother at the Crucifixion.

[Image will be send to registered participants before the workshop.]

Hand Painted Icons by Veronica

Royal Icon Studio

Join Iconographer Veronica Royal for a week of prayer, attentive painting instruction, and lectures. Learn to write/paint an icon according to the ancient techniques. We will be painting Christ the Pantocrator using the Byzantine method of egg tempera. 

​Boards, brushes, and pigments are included. 

The curriculum includes: 

  • Prayer
  • PowerPoint presentation on the History of Iconography
  • Lecture on Spirituality of Iconography
  • Drawing in the Byzantine style
  • Icon painting using egg tempera and natural pigments.

“I think it is promising that we are today witnessing a rebirth of Christian art...reconnecting with the art of the icon, of a Christian art that endures in the great norms of the iconological art of the past but that also extends to today’s experiences and vision.”  – Benedict XVI


Royal Icon Studio

12027 Yates Ford Road
Fairfax Station, VA 22039

To register or for further details contact Veronica at
571-332-3944 or email at 

​$490 total cost for each workshop

$250 due upon registration non-refundable
Final payment $240 due February 24

Class size limited to 10
Full refund if class is cancelled

This year Veronica is offering two workshops during the Lenten season. 

2-Weekend Workshop  

Friday          March 2           5 PM - 8 PM
Sat./Sun.      March 3 - 4    9 AM - 5 PM
Friday          March 16        5 PM - 8 PM
Sat.               March 17         5 PM - 8 PM
Sun.              March 18        9 AM - 12 Noon

5-day Workshop   

March 19 - 23, 2018 
Monday - Friday  9 AM - 5 PM