At our Fresco Workshop You will learn:
Step by step tutorial on preparation for Fresco. We will guide You through the development of the concept and design, building composition based on giornatas, calculating the time and steps, ordering material.
Developing of the Cartoon and making tracings. From concept sketch and color rendering to full scale Cartoon and color study. Finalizing giornatas layout and making tracings.
Wall preparation. Plaster selection and application. Sand and lime mixtures. Humidity control and moisture. Tools and equipment. Tips from master-plasterer Ian Hardwick.
Pigment selection and color preparation. Pigment grinding and storing ground base colors. Use of white and monitoring mixed colors during painting. Tools and equipment.
Painting and joining giornatas. Steps in painting. Morning, midday, evening differences. "Golden Hour" and drying challenge. Plaster behaviors and planning of the painting day.
Materials for Fresco. Where and how to find and buy fresco supplies. Lime, pigments, brushes, etc. On-line ordering.
After the workshop it's not going to end!
Two students from each FRESCO WORKSHOP will receive the "Best in Class" cash award ($250 US each). Students will be selected by the independent judge (local museum representative, art critic, celebrity artist, art educator, etc.)
The whole workshop will be videotaped. Each student will get a complimentary copy as a valuable refresher of the workshop experience. You can also request that a personalized video will be taken of your own individual workshop experience. Good for professionals and individuals interested in promoting their career. Separate charge may apply.
Each workshop student will get a free showcase page at www.truefresco.com, the most definitive Contemporary Fresco Painting resource on the global internet, averaging 40,000 page-views per month in 1999.
Students in our Fresco workshop program may also qualify for our personalized artist development program, which includes phone consultations, extended on-line presentation, participation in studio projects, exhibitions and more.
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