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FRESCO PAINTING - ancient techniques for contemporary artists

FRESCO PAINTING - ancient techniques for contemporary artists

3rd -7th june 2019 I Carey Mortimer

Fresco is an ancient method of painting on to wet plaster requiring the artist to make a direct and immediate transmission of ideas and concepts. The magic of fresco is in the use of natural pigments which become pure, bright and luminous as they are fixed permanently into the surface – the painting becomes stone.

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ADVANCED FRESCO PAINTING - ancient techniques for contemporary artists

ADVANCED FRESCO PAINTING - ancient techniques for contemporary artists

17th - 21st June 2019 | Carey Mortimer

This course is intended for people who have already attended the fresco course and would like to work on a larger fresco panel or work on techniques in more depth such as sgraffitto, gilding on wax, 3 dimensional work in intonaco, and stucco lucido.

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EGG TEMPERA PAINTING - ancient techniques for contemporary artists

EGG TEMPERA PAINTING - ancient techniques for contemporary artists

13th - 17th may 2019 | Carey Mortimer

Egg tempera is a simple and direct medium that can create luminous surfaces richer in colour in colour and transparency than almost any other medium. The excellent condition of the paintings from the fourteenth century demonstrates the durability of this medium.

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ROMAN FRESCO PAINTING

ROMAN FRESCO PAINTING

10th - 14th June 2019 | Carey Mortimer and Olivia Irvine

This unique course explores the roman fresco technique exemplified in Pompei which differs from that of the renaissance artists. Using layers of lime and marble dust plaster the Romans created their highly polished wall paintings.

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LIBERATING THE SOUL: EXPRESSIVE DRAWING, PAINTING AND CLAY WORK FROM THE MODEL

LIBERATING THE SOUL: EXPRESSIVE DRAWING, PAINTING AND CLAY WORK FROM THE MODEL

9th - 16th oct 2018 I 27th may - 2nd june 2019 I Megan Players

Explore: push your boundaries. experience the sounds, colours and smells of Sardinia and integrate them into your work. there are no rules. there are no limits. This course is designed to help loosen up and liberate your creative spirit with a balance of structured and non structured time.

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