Saturday, November 14, 2009

Michelangelo's fresco painting technique...

A great demo for an intro to buon fresco painting,,,including terminology and his palette of only 7 colors...a drawing reveals his stance during the painting process...it is not lying on his back...enjoy...and please leave a comment to let us know what you think of the blog...



Thanks Theresa Cheek and her Art's The Answer! blog for posting this...you will enjoy her blog posts...

In an upcoming issue of Artistically Speaking magazine we will discover the following:

FRESCO MATERIALS & SUPPLIES, TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
STUDIO SETUP

FRESCO CARTOON
COLOR STUDIES
FRESCO PLASTER COATS
  • Scratch Coat
  • Rough Coat
  • Brown/Float Coat (arriccio)
  • Intonaco
  • Pompeii Intonaco
  • Giornata
FRESCO PANELS
  • Preparation & Tools
  • Plaster & Plastering
  • Plaster Coats
SINOPIA
COLORS & PAINT
BRUSHES
PAINTING THE BUON FRESCO
  • Cartoon Transfer (pouncing) & Imprimatura
  • Pompeian Imprimatura & Air Brushing
  • Verdaccio (underpainting)
  • Building the Color
  • Polishing & Blending
  • Golden Hour
  • The End of the Day
  • Giornata Trimming
RETOUCHING

To find out more about buon fresco visit The Fresco School and Fresco Techniques.

1 comment:

Theresa Cheek said...

I found the video by luck...glad it helped!

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