The study of the Masterpieces of the ancient Masters is an important part in the artist’s training as it helps to grow technically and promotes the enrichment of expressive language. The course proposes to make known the technique of Renaissance painting by making a copy of the work of Antonello da Messina “Portrait of Man” (Galleria Borghese, Rome)
Topics discussed in the course:
- Art history: birth of the Renaissance
- Materials used by Masters of the Renaissance (pigments, lacquers, supports for paintings, oils, turpentine etc.)
- Preparation of aged oil
- Technical particularities of fifteenth-century painting
- Preparation of the table for the painting
- Grisaile technique for color painting
- Technique of application of oil-veining
- Final finishes of the painting
ACCESS TO THE COURSE
To access the course you do not need any specific degree of study, but a knowledge base of oil painting. It is recommended that you be at least 17 years old (interview with parents required).
The arts in Rome members are entitled to discounts at the major stores of fine arts in Rome from 15%.
Wooden Board 31×25 cm (not prepared)-Brushes: Soft natural: da Vinci Kolinsky marder N8 and N12 dishes, da Vinci Harbin Kolinsky N3 round, synthetics Goart N3 and round N5-oil colors (classic , Van Dyck, Winsor & Newton or other brand): Titanium white, yellow ochre, Mars black, permanent carmine, Phthalo Green, Terra Siena Natural, Burnt Siena Earth-turpentine essence 75 ml-flax oil 75 ml-Dammar lacquer 75 ml-wooden palette for mixing colors