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"Ilia's Albquerque Fresco (400 sq ft) infojournal"
 
   Anyone who would like to view this masterpiece in perss=on call me and I will make myself available: Steve Upah 505-275-3433 home, and 505- 888-3911 work. Regards, Steve

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  RE: Ilia's Albq. fresco Iliamoderator 30-Aug-01 1
  RE: Ilia's Albquerque Fresco adminadmin 08-Sep-01 11
     Technique (at last) Iliamoderator 08-Sep-01 12
     Albquerque Fresco - Preparation Iliamoderator 08-Sep-01 13
         RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation tobey 22-Nov-01 15
             RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation adminadmin 23-Nov-01 16
                 RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation Andrea4250 08-Feb-02 19
                     RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation adminadmin 08-Feb-02 20
                         RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation Andrea4250 17-May-02 22
                             RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation Iliamoderator 21-May-02 23
                                 RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation Andrea4250 03-Jun-02 24
                             RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation eolo paul bottaro 08-Jul-02 25
             where can you get, plaster for fresco? adminadmin 16-May-02 21
                 RE: where can you get, plaster for fresco? classicwalls 13-Nov-08 30
  Student's fresco in process Kathleen 18-Jan-02 17
     RE: Student's fresco in process adminadmin 18-Jan-02 18
         RE: Student's fresco in process larryweiss 25-Jun-04 26
             RE: Student's fresco in process adminadmin 25-Jun-04 27
                 RE: Student's fresco in process larryweiss 25-Jun-04 28
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1. "RE: Ilia's Albq. fresco"
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Thanks, Steve!!!!!!

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11. "RE: Ilia's Albquerque Fresco"
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LAST EDITED ON 08-Sep-01 AT 03:28 AM (PST)
 

The Albuquerque Fresco by Ilia Anossov is a paradigm of a brilliant modern fresco. Its technique is on the Grande scale. Viewing it is reminiscent of watching a gigantic film, for this fresco incorporates not only cinematic techniques, and reminders of the most brilliant art, but also resounds of the painting of late modern artists with a flair for whimsy, like Jean Miro, and Paul Klee. At the same time there are images and techniques which evoke paintings of early masters. God pointing a finger in creating MAN comes to mind. The size and art of the fresco imparts a larger than life enveloping feeling, as one gazes at it. One cannot recapture the reality of the fresco at a website, but only get a faint idea of the scale and imagery.


It is as though the fresco artists have honed a living and breathing creature Fresco is public art rather than "elite" art. It is also a common effort of the artist, plasterer and others involved in the process. Frescoes created for all people to see and enjoy, and do not require extensive education to understand and analyze their significance. Granted there will always be scholars and art critics who take apart every art work, but frescos are made for the collective enjoyment. Frescos depict the most cherished cultural aspects of any civilization in their attitudes. At this moment in time, we are plagued with technology. Do we answer the phone, check e-mail, burn a CD, or download a file? Hi tech stuff! Viewing a fresco puts one in mind of timeless, labor intensive, painstaking work. It's at the opposite pole . If you looked inside the plaster as a fresco is created, you would see how the water soaks in and draws in and manipulate the pigment. Here, the artist and the plasterer become one with the art work, being careful to watch for "spots" that need brushwork immediately. In viewing and executing frescos, one reaches for the sky, contemplates lofty aims, strives to define essence.


Fresco is an unique form of painting. The oldest fresco, painted on cave walls, has outlasted many other forms of painting. Fresco endures, environmentally because of its mineral nature therefore resistant to the effects of time, and aesthetically because fresco art equally applies to the populace and to the elite. It is art for all.


Frescoes are paintings on freshly spread lime plaster, with water-based pigments. The word is high German originally, came into Italian, and means "fresh". Fresco is a collaborative art. One person cannot execute a fresco. It requires teamwork, stamina and creativity. It is also a public art. The history of fresco art goes back more than 30,000 years, dating from cave walls on which the people drew figures to mark their activities, passions and culture. They depict oceanic concepts: love, hate, liberty, brotherhood. Many early frescos incorporated allegories; so, there were universal themes rather than personal themes to indicate the truths of human experience. The modern forms still depict civic figures and heroic ideals. It is different from other art forms since it blends with its surroundings. Traditionally, frescoes are not framed; the building's interior presents the frame. Some of the lofty ideals in fresco are painted to indicate 'arete', the ancient Greek word for honor or moral perfection. Today, we would say arete refers to principles.

http://www.truefresco.com/albuquerque.html

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12. "Technique (at last)"
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Hi Everyone!

I am starting the publishing of my tutorials on Fresco Painting Technique. The decision was made to begin with illustrated introductory overviews which are being released on page-by-page basis as oppose to original plan to publish it all at once. This way we will have time to discuss the articles, collect your feedback and deliver material to you sooner rather than later. Also page-by-page or topic-by-topic publication following by discussion will allow me to incorporate your feedback and suggestions into the release and if necessary edit the articles or order of their appearance to reflect the interest and demand before the article is published.

Four introductory articles are published directly in the Albuquerque Fresco ("Showcase" MFG. Site's header menu) section of Modern Fresco Gallery (MFG.) every other week or sooner - depending on your feedback.

After that the detailed tutorials (also in portions) will be at first previewed and discussed at the Cafe al Fresco and then published in the Technique Section of the MFG. - for you to tear them apart and for me to put them back together. Some of the discussions may make it into the final editing, in this case proper credit will be given.

For timely notification about updates check Cafe al Fresco regularly, subscribe to Fresco Forum or scroll down the bottom of this page and get on our mailing list.

and so Good Day Commander!

Ilia Anossov
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http://www.truefresco.com/anossov

ilia

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13. "Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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Steve & Renee selected two images of Ilia's frescoes from his portable fresco collection to serve as a reference / general idea of "feeling" and style for the future fresco. Also patrons and artist developed a general "wish list" for elements and details of the composition.

Two different composition concepts were developed and illustrated with two 24"X10" (1 inch=1 foot.) sketches. Next steps in the design/composition development will be discussed in the Cartoon section and now to the Preparation of the Wall!

Everything in life rests on its foundation and only as strong or successful as the base that it is rests upon. Fresco begins with the wall. It is essential to pay close attention to all aspects of wall preparation, there are no shortcuts and substitutes for the materials and techniques. Every layer of plaster must be prepared and laid to its own specifications. Each layer affects how the wall will absorb and retain moisture during the painting process. The strength of the wall is also important since it has to "hold" a great deal of plaster. The best support for fresco is red brick. Before applying plaster wall should be thoroughly inspected for cracks and, most important, for salts and dampness. Later two are the worst and to some extend, are the only enemies of true (buon) fresco. If salt spots are found than the wall itself is not suitable for fresco - regardless what you do this spats will remain and eventually destroy the plaster. In such case a new wall (panel) should be constructed and anchored to the original wall with about 1.5 inch space in-between.. If the wall has damp spots it is necessary to locate the source correct the problem in most cases same wall/panel should be constructed as in example with salt spots. Diego Rivera painted most of his frescoes using this panel system, because it also helps to keep an even moisture throughout the wall during the actual painting process. Fresco Technique section of this website discusses this topic in greater detail.


Such "wall/panel" system was used for the Albuquerque Fresco because the wall was originally painted with conventional paints, however it was not necessary to offset the plaster. Supporting steel beams were anchored to the original wall from the foundation to the ceiling to support the wall and plaster. Wire mash was fastened to the beams to hold five unique layers of fresco plaster.


Traditionally there is a total five coats of plaster used in fresco painting. Ingredients are as follows:
Sand - must be river sand, angular not round, scrupulously clean. See sand contains salts and land sand contains clay both are bad for lime plasters. It is also has to be well sifted to keep the grade even.
Slaked Lime - Lime Putty is a lime paste, best if slaked and let sit in the pit for a few years, but could be prepared from high quality hydrated lime by mixing into paste with distilled water. Lime should have no or insignificant magnesium content.

1. Scratch coat - is a base coat applied directly on the wall or wire mesh backed with a vapor barrier. Plaster is prepared with rather coarse grade of sand (in size slightly finer than sea salt crystals but coarser than laundry detergent), lime and Portland cement in a proportion of 3-2-10 or so. This coat is being floated flat, but rather rough and after it sets slightly scratched with tile trowel to give more of a "tooth" for the next coat, hence the name "Scratch Coat". (see photo on your right)
2. Rough or Brown coat - is prepared with finer sand (something like laundry detergent) and lime putty. As an option up to 20% of white Portland cement can be added. The proportion is 5-10 of lime and sand. This coat should be leveled up flat but left rough. Hence the name "Rough Coat". It could be also slightly scratched. (see photo on your right)


3. Float coat (Arriccio) - this is the last coat before the painting layer and should be floated with the wooden float to the absolutely flat surface but not troweled smooth. It is left "sand finished". I also like it slightly scratched with two nails driven through the wooden float, sticking about 1/8 of an inch into the plaster. It is made of 5 part of lime putty and 8 parts of finer (between sugar and laundry detergent) sand. (see photo on your below)
4 -- 5. Skin coat (Intonaco) - is a final painting coat made of extra fine sand and lime putty in the proportion of 5--8. Intonaco is applied in two separate steps Base and Skim. After the Base is laid and floated flat it is left to "sit" for about 20-30 min before the final, thin, 1/8 of an inch skin of plaster is applied. Skin must be troweled with a pressure to a very smooth surface. It should not be over troweled, because this will bring water to the surface and it will cause the layer to detach. After about 5-10 minutes this layer should be "pressed" with a trowel one last time. The wall is ready to paint in about 15 - 30 min after that.

To view text with photos click below
http://www.truefresco.com/albuquerque/preparation_albuq.html

to view only pictures (in separate window) click below
http://www.truefresco.com/albuquerque_show.html

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Post your questions, suggestions and feedback here. It is essential on our quest to create the most complete and uptodate fresco painting tutorial.
Gramma/phraseological editing is encouraged, English is still my second language and hiring of a native English writer is in a dream stage at the moment (use my private message for that).

Next article "Cartoon" is to follow make sure you have subscribed to this forum or our newsletter ("Only Fresco")

ilia

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15. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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   where can you get, and what type of plaster do you use for fresco?( company name) where can you get differnt types of sand and under what company name? I worked for a veneer plaster for over a year. where can a novice find supplies and information for this form of painting?


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16. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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For the novice lime putty can be prepared from hydrated lime found in any masonry supply yard as described in "How to Make Lime Putty" topic in this forum.
Direct link below.

http://www.truefresco.com/dcforum/DCForumID1/61.html

Look for sand in masonry supply yard also. Play sand from Home Depot can also be used (sift it through window screen for intonaco)

There is no specific fresco supply merchant in the US for the moment.
We are planning to offer some of the specific fresco materials through TrueFresco.com in the near future.

Thank you for the feedback!

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19. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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   Your preparation for lime putty was so helpful. I've been researching it for so long but it is almost impossible to source information or supplies in Australia, does anyone have any information on where the supplies may be found here. If not- where overseas? Also, what about good books on the technique, also extremely hard to find? Thanks everyone for the input on this site, it's wonderful to finally find some answers from people who are working out the problems. Keep up the inspiring work.


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20. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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LAST EDITED ON 08-Feb-02 AT 03:57 PM (PST)
 
Thanks!

Try this guy Paul Bottaro:

http://www.abis.com.au/bottaro/

He is in Melbourne.

And for the brushes go to:

http://www.truefresco.com/frescoshoppe

(we do not ship lime overseas - the shipping cost would be astronomical about $200 US for 20kg tub, but authentic fresco brushes are not available elsewhere commercially, so get them from us)

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Contemporary Fresco Gazette
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commission fresco or mural http://iLAdesigns.com

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22. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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   I tried the contact email but never heard back. I hadn't done a lot more on fresco research because I had to prepare work for a show last weekend and knew that if I started thinking of fresco that would be the end of working towards the show. The show's over now and I'm ready to start. I'm still trying to track down the correct putty but found some that may be suitable. I'm assured it's very low in magnesium and that it will be suitable. I have spent the past few days downloading and reading everything on this site and have found a thousand answers and a million questions. I am so excited about starting. Guess it will be very different to watercolours and pastels though. When I start using the putty (which is in sealed bags) can I put what I haven't used into an airtight container and cover it with water? Could you tell me how to make fresco white? What would be a good colour selection to start with? Is it a good idea to make up colour tiles to begin with for reference? What are the special tools needed for applying the plaster? Why do you need to grind the pigments? I thought they would be fine enough to dissolve in the water. Sorry for all the very basic questions and the long message but enthusiasm has taken over common sense. It's very hard to get information in Australia. Bye for now and thanks again for the best site in existence.


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23. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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>I tried the contact email but never heard back.

This is strange!?

The show's over now and I'm ready to
>start.

How did the show go?

When I start using the putty (which is
>in sealed bags)

Is it Chinese/Taiwan? - should be good.

can I put what I haven't used
>into an airtight container and cover it with
>water?

yes, this is exactly what you need to do, also you need to pour about an inch of distilled whater over the putty.

Could you tell me how to make fresco
>white?

Dry the putty and crush it into powder that mix with distilled water into paste, dry and crush again. do it a couple of times. Make sure you keep it clean.
You will make "Bianco di san Giovani"

Keep the powder in the sealed contaner/plastic bag and use as needed for painting - grind with distilled water into paste and use as white.

What would be a good colour selection to
>start with?

Check "storing pigments" topic in this forum for traditional palette and tips on storing your colors.

Is it a good idea to make up colour
>tiles to begin with for reference?

you can do that to learn how the color works.

What are the
>special tools needed for applying the plaster?

stainless steel trowel slightly flexible (will post pic later)

>Why do you need to grind the pigments? I
>thought they would be fine enough to dissolve in
>the water.

To make them more refined and to properly mix with water. also to be able to control the consistency of the paint. you can make the paint thinner, but how about making it thicker if you mix it too wet. Just think about that.

Sorry for all the very basic
>questions and the long message but enthusiasm
>has taken over common sense. It's very hard to
>get information in Australia. Bye for now and
>thanks again for the best site in existence.

You are welcome!

ilia

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24. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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   >>I tried the contact email but never heard back.
>
>This is strange!?
Yes, but he could be very busy.>The show's over now and I'm ready to
>>start.
>
>How did the show go?
I was lucky, it was very successful. I sold 8 of 10 works and got 3 commissions.
>
>When I start using the putty (which is
>>in sealed bags)
>
>Is it Chinese/Taiwan? - should be good.
>Yes, it is.
>
>You will make "Bianco di san Giovani"
Really looking forward to doing this.
>Keep the powder in the sealed contaner/plastic
>bag and use as needed for painting - grind with
>distilled water into paste and use as white.
>
>
>What are the
>>special tools needed for applying the plaster?
>
>stainless steel trowel slightly flexible (will
>post pic later) Looking forward to seeing the picture. There's so many different styles.
>
>>Why do you need to grind the pigments>
>To make them more refined and to properly mix
>with water. also to be able to control the
>consistency of the paint. you can make the paint
>thinner, but how about making it thicker if you
>mix it too wet. Yes, makes perfect sense now.
>Thanks for all the help, bye for now - Andrea.


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25. "RE: Albquerque Fresco - Preparation"
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   hey andrea ive been away ,wrking on a dome and some other stuff in italy,sorry that i didnt get back to you ,so here is your chance to email me @ eolobottaro@hotmail.com ,,yes its hard getting info in ozz because everyone thinks they have invented painting on lime ,they make me shitty,were dealing with something so ancient,that is not a mystery,but hey ,when there is cash to be made,,,,,,,,people do get funny...well i hope i to here from you mate.


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21. "where can you get, plaster for fresco?"
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LAST EDITED ON 16-May-02 AT 07:56 PM (PST)
 
>where can you get, and what type of plaster do
>you use for fresco?( company name) where can you
>get differnt types of sand and under what
>company name? I worked for a veneer plaster for
>over a year. where can a novice find supplies
>and information for this form of painting?


Here is the link to our "Supply Shoppe" where you can order Fresco Lime Pitty (imported from Italy), Traditional Fresco Brushes (handmade in Italy), and Fresco pigments (tested by our studio)

http://www.truefresco.com/frescoshoppe

learn fresco at http://FrescoSchool.org

fresco painting video tutorials: http://www.FrescoSchool.com

also visit

Fresco School Video Channel
http://youtube.com/FrescoSchool

Contemporary Fresco Gazette
http://trueFresco.Org
commission fresco or mural http://iLAdesigns.com

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30. "RE: where can you get, plaster for fresco?"
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   Last time I was in the US I got lime plaster from Wagner Products...
Armourcoat USA Mark Clough 402 896 2005
I bought their P80 plain with no colour and it was great quality with marble dust...great stuff and a very good price.
tell them Maria from Ireland sent you...x


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17. "Student's fresco in process"
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   ;)
Hi Everyone!

I am an art teacher in a private school. My 8th graders did a small individual fresco project using just coated paper plates. But we did go thru three plaster "coats" and from this project we cot a commission to paint a fresco on a church for The Southern Living Show here in NC,,,many thosands attend this show.
Our frescoe is 5' x 6',,,hope to add the brown coat today.
I have been so excited I can hardly wait every day and work with my students... Thans so much for your helpful lessons and pix...I appreciate YOU!

Kathleen in NC


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18. "RE: Student's fresco in process"
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Hi Kathleen!

This is wonderful! Please, keep us updated with every step of the project. We would like to publish the reports on the project in "Education" and "Kids Corner" sections of the Cafe with links to your project's website or make/host one for you.

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   Thanks for the project. I stumbled across this board by accident, and think about starting a fresco.

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27. "RE: Student's fresco in process"
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>Thanks for the project. I stumbled across this
>board by accident, and think about starting a
>fresco.

Welcome!

I have visited your site - quite impressed.

We are starting a large fresco project in Baltimore and will be teaching 5-day professional workshop there in august 18-22 this summer.

here is some info (it is not yet posted on the site)

A creation
of the buon fresco cycle in St Johnís of Baltimore City United
Methodist Church is soon to begin. Presently the church is working on
the restoration of its sanctuary. As it is planned, the project will
span over 2-7 years, iLia Anossov students will take major part in
working on frescoes as well as local community members will be given
the opportunity to participate and learn. Churchís own housing
facility is used to setup FrescoSchoolís Baltimore location.
*Inaugural 5-day buon fresco workshop is scheduled to take place on
August 18th-22nd 2004 (this class is limited to only 10 participants
- do not miss out).* This partnership offers very exciting
possibilities. Not only will the students enrolled in these classes
learn the priceless fresco techniques present in all our classes,
they will have the opportunity to leave a timeless mark on the
sanctuary itself. The higher level classes will have the opportunity
to decorate the interior of the church with their own frescos, while
they continue their study of fresco painting.

The congregation of St Johnís was organized in 1828 from members
expelled by the Methodist Episcopal Church over issue of lay rights
and representation. Throughout the years, the congregation has been
at the forefront of Christian social action. They have taken it upon
themselves to lend their support to the arts and social actions in a
variety of different mediums and settings.

*The Fresco project is another fine example of their dedication to
art and their community. Fresco workshop will be taught in the
churchís sanctuary; a setting whose architecture and beauty we feel
will greatly enriches our instruction. In addition the church will
provide the students with lodgings at $20 per day. The close,
constant contact between the students will help to create a very
intensive study. We are also proud to announce that next year the
Fresco School is also offering more advanced apprenticeships at the
church. Those who participate in the class prior to that point will
be considered first for this higher instruction.*

In maintaining St. Johnís social action and interest in the community
along with the arts, the Fresco School will also be involved in
community outreach programs. We plan to offer scholarships to
low-income and homeless individuals with the desire of giving them
applicable skills. It is our hope that this knowledge will enrich
their lives while giving them a valuable knowledge.

We are very excited about this project, and extend an invitation to
all creative individuals from every walk of life. For more
information and enrollment please feel free to give us a call or
visit our web site FrescoScool.com and Contemporary Fresco Gazette at
trueFresco.Org.

The enrollment info, application form , more info and pics will be
posted at http://FrescoSchool.com in the
coming week, however we will strongly suggest contacting our office
to reserve the place right away.

(310) 779-5079 (310) 337-2783
you need to talk to iLia or Elena

Enrollment fee for 5-day fresco workshop in Baltimore - August
18th-22nd 2004 is $1,545
optional lodging $100 or $20 per day.

learn fresco at http://FrescoSchool.org

fresco painting video tutorials: http://www.FrescoSchool.com

also visit

Fresco School Video Channel
http://youtube.com/FrescoSchool

Contemporary Fresco Gazette
http://trueFresco.Org
commission fresco or mural http://iLAdesigns.com

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28. "RE: Student's fresco in process"
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   Thank you Admin. This is a pretty impressive website, as well as you guys are pretty impressive artists. I tried to figure out who you are, but all that is apparent is that you are not Elena.

August 18 is my birthday. It would be great to attend your workshop, but I will be in Ashland Oregon that week, at a Shakespeare workshop. Thanks anyway.

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29. "RE: Student's fresco in process"
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Happy birthday!

Lets stay in touch for the future.

and while/if in Bridgehampton (Islip is not too far) visit Mihai Popa (project Ark) at 30 Millstone road, please say hi for me (i am ilia tss....)


that little guy is my son, he is much bigger now

learn fresco at http://FrescoSchool.org

fresco painting video tutorials: http://www.FrescoSchool.com

also visit

Fresco School Video Channel
http://youtube.com/FrescoSchool

Contemporary Fresco Gazette
http://trueFresco.Org
commission fresco or mural http://iLAdesigns.com

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