True Fresco Painting Workshop
Introduction to True Fresco Painting
Hands-on Painting Workshop
Date: April 22-24, 2016
Location: The Center for Byzantine Material Arts
The Monroe Arts Walk
716 Monroe St. NE STE 7, Washington DC 20017
Instructor: George O'Hanlon
This is a three-day intensive workshop on buon fresco painting with an emphasis on the historical technique as practiced in medieval Byzantium and Italy. This workshop is an introduction to the technique of fresco painting with instruction on fresco secco painting.
Hands-on, Practical Instruction
This three-day workshop will give you the skills needed to complete fresco painting for walls and portable panels. The course begins with hands-on instruction on applying plaster. Using a prototype you draw and paint the cartoon, transfer it to the plaster and begin painting the image. At the end of this workshop you will complete a portable fresco to take home with you.