Painting a Head: Egg Tempera & Piero Della Francesca

Subject: Painting
Dates: 25 February 2019 - 1 March 2019
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts
Tutor: Lily Gale
Full price
£ 385

Participants shall choose a head from a selection of paintings by Piero Della Francesca which they shall work from painting in egg tempera on a gessoed panel.

In this course, students shall learn about the method and techniques of egg tempera, including working in layers from dark to light, fine brushwork, the dry brush and glazing. Some colour harmony studies from the palette of Piero Della Francesca shall also be explored.

Who is this course for?

All levels of experience and ability welcome.

What should I bring to class?

  • An artist's notebook, at least A4 size

  • Winsor and Newton Series 7 Kolinsky sable brush - round,  size 3 or similar watercolour brush.Click here to see an example.

  • Synthetic paint brushes size 1 - 2 fine, and size 5 - 7 flat

  • Any other fine watercolour brushes you might want to bring

  • All other materials will be provided.

What days do I attend?

Monday - Friday

Do you offer concessions?

Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs.

To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.

By booking this course, you agree to our terms and conditions. Click to view.

What if I need to cancel or change my booking?

You can view our policy here.

Tutor biography

Lily Gale

Lily Gale (née Corbett) is a painter who studied drawing and painting with the visionary artist Cecil Collins from 1976 until 1989 and continues to teach his methods in life drawing. She also worked as a picture restorer and conserver for many years She completed her MA at The Prince's School of Traditional Arts in 2002.

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