Newly Released on February 28th!
9 Videos - Running time approximately 100 minutes
Students will emerge from this class with a clear understanding of how to prepare their own world-class surfaces for painting, learning about the principles and materials involved in each stage of the process.
Here are a few of the topics covered in this course:
- Gesso Formulas
- Tools and Materials for Gesso Panels
- Preparing & Applying Traditional Gesso
- Panel Supports
- Canvas & Linen Fabric
- Stone Dusts & Pigments
- Preparation and Use of Glue Size
- Fine-tuning & Troubleshooting
- Resources for Materials
- and much more...
In this course, we will be making our own superior gesso panels for oil and egg tempera painting, diving deep into the methods and materials required to produce ideal surfaces for painting.
Looking into traditional and modern variations on the process, we will uncover the principles in producing high-quality, archival painting grounds that can be fine-tuned to suit any artist's individual needs and desires.
Each segment in the video series covers a single topic, through demonstrations and easy to understand step-by-step instructions. The video series can be experienced from start to finish or easily accessed in segments as a studio reference aid.
Password protected videos will be hosted online on the Luminous FLUX Gallery Vimeo channel. Videos are not available for download.
Learn more about the instructors, Aloria Weaver & David Heskin, here.