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An Education in Artistry

Teresa Satola is a classically trained artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Production Design.  She also studied at the Schuler School of Art in Baltimore, MD.  It is said, “you cannot give away what you do not yourself possess.”

For 17 years, Teresa was proud to be the Artist in Residence and to teach classes at the historic Wagnalls Memorial, in Lithopolis, OH.  She taught classes in the Old Master’s technique of oil painting,  acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil and pastel.

Now residing in Ellijay, GA with her husband, she continues to work on her artwork and teach.

If you are interested in starting or working on your art, the supply lists below can get you started.

Icon Class at Our Lady of the Mountains for 2019

Our Lady of the Mountains will be starting new icon classes on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the dining hall. There will be 10 classes.  The classes will last a total of  10 weeks with every third Tuesday off each month because the Knights of Columbus meet in the dining hall every third Tuesday.  The cost is $200.00 for either class. The beginning class will have the choice of painting several different icons or the icon of our parish patroness, Our Lady of Częstochowa.  Advanced Student will work on an icon of their choice.  After the class is over, Fr. Byrd will bless the icons at Mass.

I want to make my icon class more accessible to average people wanting to paint icons.  I know if those ancient artists had our modern tools, they would certainly make use of them in creating their icons.

This class is a more modern approach to painting icons with the same results.  We don’t use egg tempera.  (But we do use the traditional icon boards, if the students want.). Instead we use water based oil paints.  That way students don’t have to worry about hard to find mediums since those paints are water soluble.

3 student icons

These three icons were done by students in the icon class.  The first two icons of “Our Lady of Częstochowa” and “Christ the Teacher” were done by student Karen Webster.  The third icon of “Our Lady of the Cosmos” was done by student Selah Seibel.

Teresa’s icon class was a joy. Teresa is extremely talented and also a patient and dedicated instructor. Her step-by-step process and encouragement helped each of us through the project. I am so glad to have been able to participate. I plan on taking the advanced class as well. I encourage others to take advantage of this inspirational opportunity.
— Karen S. Webster, parishioner, Our Lady of the Mountains Roman Catholic Church

 

Any questions  call Teresa at  614-203-4451 or email info@teresasatola.com.

Sign up here for the Icon Class

Supply lists:

*Icon Class and Supply List

Children’s Colored Pencil Supply List

Children’s Arcylic Painting Supply List

Adult Acrylic Painting Supply List

Adult Colored Pencil List

Adult Oil Painting Supply List

Adult Pastel Supply List

Adult Watercolor Supply List