Join fresco master iLia Anossov for a hands-on introduction to the art of painting on fresh plaster on January 25th and February 1st, 2014. On the first day of the workshop, explore plaster preparation and cartoon-making through lecture and demonstration. On the second day, explore cartoon-transfer methods, raw pigments, and painting techniques through demonstration and studio practice. Each participant completes a buon fresco tile.
During the first day students will learn about foundational principles of the fresco painting medium via lecture and hands on demonstration of all steps needed in preparation for the painting day
In addition to didactic fresco panels that will illustrate every step of the Roman fresco as practiced during the antiquity, the class will visit the collection to view the actual fresco fragments from Pompeii.
Lecture and demo is accompanied by onscreen display from the chapters of the Buon Fresco Painting Foundations tutorials (more about fresco video tutorials) will help to identify and understand the differences in Roman and Renaissance fresco practices.
Students will be prepared to attend the second day and successfully paint their own buon fresco!
Enrollment is open for all levels, no experience necessary. Class is limited to 14 students as of January 14 there only 3 seats left. To reserve your seat please follow this link:
For more in-depth, professional style workshop exploring and practicing both Roman Fresco and Renaissance Fresco methods. Join us for our Multi Layer Fresco Workshop this February at the Fresco School, Downtown Los Angeles.
The Fresco School
Established in 1992 in Los Angeles by fresco artist iLia Anossov (fresco), formerly known as “Nationwide Fresco Painting Workshop Program”. Hundreds of students have attended our workshops enrolling from US, Canada, Europe. Fresco School is the only Art School that offers ongoing fresco curriculum throughout the calendar year. Our buon fresco programs have traveled to many US cities.