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Paint Making Painting Best Practices Workout is the latest technical workshop on artists materials and best painting practices. This six-day course provides hands-on learning on preparing supports for painting, making and applying grounds, paint making, pigments, and selecting and applying varnishes. All materials for the Workout are provided with the tuition.

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12/8/2018 12:00 PM By George O'Hanlon Events,

Painting Best Practices Workshop, TorontoNatural Pigments spent years developing a technical workshop to teach skills that are not taught in art school and universities—a thorough understanding of artist’s materials and tools, what they are designed to do, when to chose them and how to provide considerable longevity to your finished work. This workshop covers the most important aspects of painting that have proven to be the best practices over the centuries.

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9/1/2016 12:00 PM By George O'Hanlon best, practices, oil, painting, art, materials, Events,

Preparing the cartoonThis three-day workshop will give you the skills needed to complete fresco painting for walls and portable panels. The course begins with hands-on instruction on applying plaster. Using a prototype you draw and paint the cartoon, transfer it to the plaster and begin painting the image. At the end of this workshop you will complete a portable fresco to take home with you.

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10/1/2015 1:00 AM By George O'Hanlon Events,

Panel discussion examines painting materials and artistic practice through the ages with a special focus on oil painting. The discussion includes thirty minute lectures by Brian Baade and Kristen deGehtaldi, painting conservators from the Winterthur/University of Delaware and George O'Hanlon, technical director of Natural Pigments.

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7/23/2015 12:00 PM By George O'Hanlon Events,

Mass of St. Gregory, about 1500, Master of Jacques de Besançon. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. 109, fol. 55vA two-day Master Class will be offered by the J. Paul Getty Museum Department of Education and taught by artist Sylvana Barrett on the topic of Medieval and Renaissance gilding techniques as practiced by Manuscript Illuminators. Gilded embellishments in texts have an ancient history stretching back into antiquity. Elaborate techniques developed during the Medieval Period becoming the standards by which gilding is judged to this day.

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12/4/2014 1:00 PM By George O'Hanlon gilding, Illuminations, manuscript, workshop, master, class, Events,

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