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Fresco Painting in a Dome
I have been painting frescoes in a church in Northern California on and off for 7 years. Until now, we have been painting only on flat walls. Prese...
simon 05-Aug-04 05:36 PM
by Gary sculptari
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Mural for Cooley Dickenson
Hi there. My name is Rachel, and I run ArtistsHelpingChildren.org, a non-profit organization helping sick and needy children with murals and other...
deezin 03-Aug-04 12:36 PM
by deezin
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Lime & Cold Water Paints
I have got a friend to post this recipe book for lime paints on his plaster restoration website. This was published by the national lime association ...
Gary sculptari 28-Jul-04 07:24 PM
by admin
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Intonaco like glass
I am having a hell of a time getting the intonaco smooth as glass. What is it i am doing wrong? I was able to do it once in one of my earlie...
botticelli_angel 27-Jul-04 12:30 PM
by botticelli_angel
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A little help please, a little clarification.
Hello ye who can help me. Just a couple quick questions for the moment. First- 1, Since my lime putty is submerged in about an...
botticelli_angel 17-Jul-04 11:30 AM
by botticelli_angel
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In Search of Frescoes by Varotari's
Please help. I am a self taught painter. I am now trying to learn all about frescoes painting, but using oil sticks (for now). In the Neiman ...
Catherine Navaroli Bastian 06-Jul-04 09:40 AM
by Anita Zinzi
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Why not Silica?
I don't get why Ian the plasterer does not recommend using silica sand? The key is a 'sharp' sand - it must have lots of hard, sharp, jagg...
Gary sculptari 11-Jun-04 00:00 AM
by joe
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Real Mineral Fresco paint !!
Hye guys have you ever heard about the mineral fresco paint , please toss the formula if possible ....
Airene 09-Jun-04 08:17 PM
by Gary sculptari
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I'm Ba-a-ck!
Thought I would check in with with old friends at truefresco! I have painted about 20 frescoes now - some images are uploaded in the gallery. I...
Gary sculptari 12-May-04 06:36 AM
by Gary sculptari
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Help with Signature
Sorry if I should not have posted here, but I'm having trouble reading the signature of an Italian oil painting and would apreciate some assistanc...
Shawn Holt 25-Mar-04 11:55 AM
by Shawn
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fresco secco combo problems
Over the last two years I have developed a technique of applying a solid color such as iron oxide orange on wet plaster and after the plaster has drie...
phyllis gay 11-Dec-03 09:06 AM
by phyllis gay
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THE FRESCO SCHOOL PRESENTS
THE FRESCO SCHOOL PRESENTS AN OPENING NIGHT PRESS AFFAIR, LIVE DEMONSTRATION & ART TALK AT OUR NEW LOCATION THE PARK PLAZA HOTEL 607 PARK V...
adminadmin 03-Nov-03 03:54 PM
by admin
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fresco workshop, june 03 report
Group photo of June 2003 Fresco Painting Workshop with iLia Anossov in Los Angeles http://WWW.truefresco.org/ft/june03_fresco_class_400.jp...
adminadmin 19-Aug-03 10:34 AM
by admin
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fresco failure
Some of the colors didn't adhere to the intonaco layer. The lime / sand mixture was 40-60, and though it took a long time for the layer to dry...
steveladd 17-Jul-03 12:15 PM
by Ilia
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Fresco Restoration
In the past the restore masters fastened the plaster, cleaned the painting from soiling and painted the places dropped. It is known that the dropped...
Iliamoderator 08-Jul-03 07:45 PM
by admin
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Fresco on stretched canvas
I would like to paint fresco on gallery wrapped stretched canvas. Any tutorial or input will be greatly appreciated! I am not clear about the ...
veronica 21-May-03 08:38 AM
by veronica
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Secco on recent fresco
We are excecuting a 1200 sq foot fresco in a true Trompe loiel style reminissent of Tiepolos grand Villa frescos. We are adding secco touchups as we g...
yuri2 20-May-03 12:31 PM
by Ilia
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Dry pigments mixed with water
A big hello from PORTUGAL! I Know that this is not fresco, but I'll ask this here because it's similar! :) I need to know if d...
Nelson Ferreira 01-Mar-03 05:00 AM
by xylac
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storing pigments
Hi everyone, There has been a big debate on how to store pigments used for frescoes. Some say to keep the pigments dry, others say a pa...
Trompe Decorative Finishes 23-Feb-03 06:33 AM
by vermillion red
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coloring lime/milk paint
hello- I am really excited about finding this site. especially the many posts on lime paint. I have used natural pigments thus far to color my milk pa...
Sarah 20-Feb-03 09:16 PM
by Ilia
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authenticating fresco
A "fresco" was just discovered in a church in my home town. I say "fresco" because it hasn't been determined that it is exactly that. Howe...
fbochman 11-Feb-03 06:44 PM
by Ilia
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stucco lustro
Hi everyone, New to this list and greatly impressed. I am interested in stucco lustro technique. Can anyone recommend a good source? Pleas...
Marc 10-Jan-03 10:34 AM
by Ilia
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The Making of Diego Rivera's portable panels
Hello all. As a newcomer to the forum, and fresco, please excuse any "re-topics". I am extremely excited about entering this world after b...
Mitchell Henry 11-Dec-02 07:22 AM
by admin
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fresco murals....
i have been doing frescoes on panels for a few years now and until recently the largest pieces have been about 5 feet by 2.5 feet, taking me 2 giorn...
karla 03-Oct-02 05:23 PM
by karla
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Sand
I am new to fresco painting and have done a couple of panels with very good results. The sand I used to mix with the lime paste came from a mosonary ...
roberta 23 25-Aug-02 07:22 PM
by Ilia
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cobalt blue
Hi, I'm looking to buy some cobalt blue pigment and do not see it available in the larger set of pigments? I need cobalt blue for my next projec...
lindas53 13-Aug-02 11:22 PM
by admin
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Panel preparation for buon fresco
Any information with step by step instructions for panel prep for portable frescoes. Which materials are used before arrechio is applied? How many...
nathan 20-Jul-02 05:06 PM
by Ilia
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How to Make Lime Putty - REVISITED
It is now about a year and a half since I made that big barrel of lime putty. It has been sitting outside, in a frost free area, with a constant l...
Gary sculptari 15-Jul-02 09:03 PM
by Gary sculptari
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can finished frescoes get wet?
After my frescos are finished, dried, etc., I notice they cannot get wet; the pigment will smear...In fact, the putty will soak up a lot of ...
lindas53 15-Jul-02 01:24 AM
by Ilia
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Ma'ma Mia! This plastering stuff is confusing
I've been fixing cracks and doing skim coats on countless walls with Plaster of Paris, Joint Compound, a 6" scraper, and a trowel since I wa...
hollisTG 11-Jul-02 10:25 AM
by admin
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