Renaissance Painting: The Traditional Art of Egg Tempera and Gilding
|Dates:||1 October 2018 - 5 October 2018|
|Time:||10:30 - 17:30|
|Location:||The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts|
|Tutor:||Dr David Cranswick|
Learn traditional egg tempera techniques, as used by some of the greatest Renaissance masters.
Work on gesso panels, developing an under-painting before applying colour in glazes made from natural pigments to achieve luminosity and depth.
The course will also cover the properties and production of pigments, gilding techniques, and philosophies embedded in traditional craft practices.
What do I need to bring?
Students need to bring their own paintbrushes:
Pointed sable brushes, numbers 0, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
A wide flat brush, approx ½ inch wide
You may also find it useful to bring a camera and a notebook.
All other materials will be provided.
Who is this course for?
All levels of experience and ability welcome.
What days do I attend?
Monday - Friday
Do you offer concessions?
Yes, we offer concessions for full time students and OAPs. The reduced fee is £310.
To receive a concession, please apply via our online form.
Dr David Cranswick
David Cranswick trained at the Royal Academy of Arts, London. He received a doctorate for his research into traditional painting materials and techniques in 1999 through The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts. David has taught traditional painting materials and techniques since 1979. He is an MA tutor at the School and is also a PhD supervisor and examiner.
Dr Cranswick is currently writing a book on traditional painting techniques and their underlying craft practices as expressed through the Alchemical tradition.