Master Class Techniques and Know-how
Module IX - The Art of Grotesca
Classical techniques of the Italian Renaissance for the modern painter!
with Caterina MANISCO
We are delighted to organise this 5-day workshop with Italian master decorative painting artist Caterina Manisco who will be teaching the Art of Grotesca using traditional techniques. Caterina will share her know-how and techniques that she acquired not only during her training with renowned masters but also during years of working in the multitude of prestigious commissioned works all over Europe and internationally (principally at the Vatican Museum).
Focus of this workshop will be on painting a beautiful multi-colored Grotesca panel on canvas using egg tempera and pigment powder. Egg tempera is an ancient medium that has been used to create so many masterpieces over the centuries. As you work on your beautiful panel, you will be adding an elegant addition to your portfolio.
Content of the course
The following techniques will be covered in class*:
*the content of the course is for informative purpose, the instructor reserves the right to bring some modifications if deemed necessary.
Who can apply
Although this course is open to all persons who wish to learn the techniques of painting Grotesca elements using egg tempera, this class will especially benefit those who have some experience in painting.
Organiser: Atelier Nadaï
Instructor: Caterina MANISCO
Dates: November 9th, 2020 to November 13th, 2020
Duration: 5 days. 40 hours of class time (8 hours per day)
Location: Atelier Nadaï, 8 rue François Arago, 47000 Agen, France
Tuition: 980 euros (exempt of 20% French VAT)
► Tuition includes:
- Caterina Manisco's step by step instructions
- Surface to paint on (polyester canvas)
- cofee, tea and biscuits during breaks
Materials furnished by Atelier Nadaï*:
*participants will be requested to bring their own sundry items such as notebook, pencil and pen, malstick etc.
For more information and to receive course brochure please send us an email.