This class combines a series of short lectures on a topic and a hands on project related
to that theme. The series of themes range from ancient Greece and Rome to The Renaissance.
Specialized products will be purchased by the instructor especially for this workshop. A $10 materials fee must be paid to the instructor upon arrival at first day of class.
Class 1: Drawing and preparatory techniques
Create ink from Oak Galls an ancient technique for ink making
Do a drawing project with Charcoal and Ink
Discuss transferring techniques
Class 2: Frescos (Ancient Greece and Rome)
Learn about the technique of fresco and its use throughout history
Create a small fresco based on historic fresco examples
Class 3: Frescos (Renaissance Rome)
Learn about the Resurgence of Ancient themes during the Renaissance and discuss several well known fresco’s from this period.
Create a second fresco
Class 4: Medieval Gilding
Learn about the Medieval period, Major themes. Explore why this style became prevalent during this period.
Create personal Icon (Both religious and non-religious images available)
Class 5: Gilding
Discuss symbolism in these works, look at examples and have discussion.
Create second Icon with a modern twist.
The Art History Experience
COURSE FEE: $160
INSTRUCTOR: Kelly Cook
Fridays, 5:00 – 7:00PM | 1/25 – 2/22