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August 2018 – June 2019

Anual Agenda

August 2018

Summer school
13 – 17 August: the Magic of Lime, week course about lime and pigments with fresco, secco and sgraffito.

20 – 24 August: Painting with Wax, week course about the application of beeswax in painting with encaustic, Punic wax and polishing wax

September 2018

Tuesday 4th September: start of Advanced Level course ‘Alla Prima techniques in Tempera Grassa’.
Wednesday 5th September: start of Basic Level course ‘Painting with Pigments’.

Tuesday 11th September: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, working with under colours.
Wednesday 12th September: Painting with Pigments, what a grounds and how do you prepare them.

Tuesday 18th September: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, learning how to master floating paint.
Wednesday 19th September: Painting with Pigments, what are pigments and grinding pigments to pigment paste.

Tuesday 25th September: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, building up layers in different sessions.
Wednesday 26th September: Painting with Pigments, starting to paint with self –made water colour on gesso panels.

October 2018

Tuesday 2nd October: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, working on canvas with tempera grassa techniques.
Wednesday 3th October: Painting with Pigments, simple emulsion paints like distemper and casein paint.

Tuesday 9th October: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa and gilding, complex poliment gilding in the classical way.
Wednesday 10th October: Painting with Pigments, all you have to know about pigments and binders in paintings

Autumn break

Tuesday 23th October: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, working with  imprimatura´s
Wednesday 24th October: Painting with Pigments, miniatures on Parchment with glair

Tuesday 30th October: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, Manchester Madonna technique
Wednesday 31st October: Painting with Pigments, silverpoint on gesso as preparation for emulsion paints.

November 2018

Tuesday 6th November: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, Manchester Madonna technique
Wednesday 7th November: Painting with Pigments, the logic of layering colours in emulsion paint

Tuesday 13th November: Alla prima techniques in Tempera Grassa, Manchester Madonna technique
Wednesday 14th November: Painting with Pigments, gesso for canvas, gesso for panels, layering colours.

November 2018

Tuesday 20th November: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, starting points in oil and tempera and preparation of grounds.
Wednesday 21st November: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, starting points and preparations of grounds, gesso for tempera.

Tuesday 27th November: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, imprimatura´s and drawing
Wednesday 28th November: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, optics of tempera and layering colours

December 2018

Tuesday 4th December: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, drawing and first session of white
Wednesday 5th December: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, tratteggio and Cennini tone scales.

Tuesday 11th December: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, second session of different whites
Wednesday 12th December: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, building up with glazing and tratteggio, painting dress and cloth.

Winter break (3 weeks)

January 2019

Tuesday 8th January: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, third session in different whites
Wednesday 9th January: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, skin in the Cennini way

Tuesday 15th January: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques
Wednesday 16th January: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, skin in the Botticelli way

Tuesday 22nd January: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, final session of whites.
Wednesday 23rd January: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, working on skin with a model.

Tuesday 29th January: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, glazing colours
Wednesday 30th January: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, hair and fur

February 2019

Tuesday 5th February: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, isolating tempera in a natural way and glazing.
Wednesday 6th February: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, space and perspective in tempera.

Tuesday 12th February: Cinquecento chiar´oscuro techniques, opaque oil colours on black and white.
Wednesday 13th February: Egg tempera Techniques of the Quattrocento, complex compositions, colour composition in tempera, working with gold leave.

February 2019

Tuesday  19th February: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, introduction in lime and first attempt

Wednesday 20th February: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, introduction and preparation of grounds and paint.

Spring break

March 2019

Tuesday 5th March: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, working with fresco.

Wednesday 6th March: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, design and imprimatura.

Tuesday 12th March: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, layering up in fresco and the fresco timetable.

Wednesday 13th March: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, oil paint without hazardous solvents, working in linseed oil and walnut oil.

Tuesday 19th March: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, complex composition in fresco.

Wednesday 20th March: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, isolating and tone scales in oil paint, doodverf.

Tuesday 26th March: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, secco on fresco and secco as individual technique.

Wednesday 27th March: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, first layers of colours.

April 2019

Tuesday 2nd April: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, sgraffito in theory and praxis.
Wednesday 3rd April: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, building up colours in cloth and skin.

Tuesday 9th April: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, sgraffito in different layers
Wednesday 10th April: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, third session of colours.

Tuesday 16th April: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, design and enlargement and preparations of a wall.
Wednesday 17th April: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, glazing in the Flemish way.

Tuesday 23rd April: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, spacious project on outside walls.
Wednesday 24th April: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, details in tempera and oil.

May break

May 2019

Tuesday 7th May: Fresco, Secco and Sgraffito, spacious project on outside walls.

Wednesday 8th May: The Oil Painting Techniques of the Flemish Primitives, final stage and final glazing.

May 2019

Tuesday 14th May : Developing Hybrid Painting Techniques, personal projects in making your individual paint.

Wednesday 15th May: Beeswax paints, encaustic, grounds and tools for painting with hot wax.

Tuesday 21st May: Developing Hybrid Painting Techniques, combinations and possibilities.

Wednesday 22nd May: Beeswax paints, encaustic, how to make a Fayum portrait.

Tuesday 28th May: Developing Hybrid Painting Techniques, inventing your own paint.

Wednesday 29th May: Beeswax paints, encaustic  and special tools for heating your painting.

June 2019

Tuesday 4th June: Developing Hybrid Painting Techniques, the limits of paint and recipes.

Wednesday 5th June: Beeswax paints, Punic wax, recipes and applications.

Tuesday 11th June: Developing Hybrid Painting Techniques, binders, agents, transmitters and so on.

Wednesday 12th June: Beeswax paints, Punic wax on raw surfaces.

Tuesday 18th June: Developing Hybrid Painting Techniques, last tests.

Wednesday 19th June: Beeswax paints, Punic wax in wall painting.

Friday 21st June: Graduation Exhibition

Saturday 22nd June: Graduation Exhibition

Sunday 23rd June: Graduation Exhibition

Tuesday 25th June: Developing Hybrid Painting Techniques, presentation of individual results.

Wednesday 26th June: Beeswax paints, working with polishing wax as a binder

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