This is a short but interesting and informative video about how to write an icon. It shows every step from the very beginning to the end. It also shows how to do gilding. The materials used are natural pigments with eggs, and finally oil.
The iconographers are Anton and Ekaterina Daineko.
If you want to visit their web-site: http://ikona-skiniya.ru/
This video also shows how an icon is written. The monks you see here live in Mount Athos, the "Holy Mountain" of Greece. One of the main activities in the community is iconography. Enjoy!
This video shows a Greek way to write a sacred icon from within the Byzantine iconography.
The school is run by Theodoros Papadopoulos.
This video shows painting lessons presented by an iconographer of the Byzantine Iconography School of the Holy Metropolis of Piraeus, under the program "Parish in action"