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Graining and marbling intensive class

 

Master Class - Wood graining and imitation marble boot-camp!
with
Michel Nadaï


Intensive Graining and Marbling workshop
Instructor:  Michel Nadaï
Date:           May 15th, 2023 to May 26th, 2023
Duration:    10 days
Tuition:       Group fee (minimum 3 persons / 70 hours, 7 hours per day)
                    For those paying through personal funds 2200,00 euros per person
                    For those applying for scholarship: 2300,00 euros
per person

♦ our courses are exempt of French 20% VAT
♦ paints, medium and supports to paint on included in both group fee and individual fee

♦ not included: brushes and sundry items, travel, accommodation and meals
 

Application

Overview

Join us for this 10-day intensive workshop on graining and marbling!
Immerse yourself totally in the European techniques as you learn how to paint realistic woods and marble from a master in this field.  Michel will not only do step by step demos on each subject, he will also give you ample advice on how to improve your techniques. 
For the purpose of training, Michel uses oil paints and oil glazes in his classes but his techniques can be used with acrylic paints.

- This course is intended as a 'boot-camp' in graining and marbling.
- Places are limited (maximum 7 students) to allow ample one on one training.


What you will learn in this course - program*

For the faux wood :  

- Root of oak (heart grain, silver grain and straight grain)
- Mappa Poplar (heart grain, burl, straight grain)
- Satin wood (flame) 

=> New subjects for this course, starting with the woods that depart from roots and burl, without forgetting the background preparation, the glazes, the mediums, the tools!

For the faux marble :
- Brèche of Capraia
- Sodalite
- Connemara Green
- Marble of Salomé 
- Marble of Skyros 

=> Here too, new subjects are introduced for this course, such as veined marbles, breche marbles, granite marbles!

*Outline of the program is for informative purpose; the program may therefore receive modifications if necessary.

Training method and certification of the course:
- Theoretical explanations and demonstrations on a daily basis.
- Immediate hands on practice through daily exercises.
- Each student will create individual samples of the graining and marbling subjects covered in class.
- Instructor folows through each student's progress on a daily basis.
- Students receive the school's Certificate upon completion of the course.

 

To request a course brochure, please fill the contact form by clicking on this link.
 



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