Classes & Workshops

Santa Fe NM Illumination Workshop June 9-11, 2017


hosted by Church of the Holy Faith

311 East Palace Ave. Santa Fe, NM 505-982-4447

Friday June 9 from 5-8pm Saturday and Sunday June 10, 11 from  1-5pm

Students will learn the Italic alphabet and then make an illuminated page with large Alpha and Omega gilded initials and decorations and lettering of biblical verse.

Decorations will be made using mineral pigments and 23K gold leaf in the manner of the scriptorium of the middle ages in a weekend workshop, Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

No artistic experience is necessary, all materials will be provided. 

The workshop will be led by artist, iconographer and teacher Susan Kelly vonMedicus

Please go to to find out more about Ms. vonMedicus’work

Fee: $190.00 tuition plus materials $35.00equalling total for workshop $225.00 per student.

Registration with $100 deposit is needed to hold your place.  Minimum of 10 students needed to hold the workshop. 

Questions?  Email

Please send registration including your name, email, phone number and $125.00 deposit* to:  Susan Kelly vonMedicus, 408 Skippack Pike, Fort Washington, Pa. 19034 or paypal accepted at email:

*Deposit is non-refundable for student cancellation.  If for any reason the teacher needs to cancel the workshop, deposits will be refunded.

susan vonmedicus