328-C Ornamentation II (Polychromatic) : School of Applied Arts : Denver, CO
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Class title

328-C Ornamentation II (Polychromatic)

Next Class: Fall 2008


Class description
328-C Ornamentation II (Polychromatic) In this two day course, you will learn the principles and fundamentals of polychromatic ornamentation. You will understand how to find and use reference, how to scale your ornament, create your layout, and create your transfers. You will understand how to use subtle textures, under painting, light source, and highlights and shadows. You will conduct hands-on exercises to develop and refine your polychromatic skills and techniques.
Subjects to be covered (lecture)
Finding Reference 1/2 hr

Scaling Ornament 1/2 hr

Creating Layouts 1 hr

Creating a Transfer 1 hr

The Use of Subtle Texture 1/2 hr

Transferring 1/2 hr

Underpainting 1/2 hr

Light Source 1/2 hr

Highlights and Shadows 1 hr

Distressing 1/2 hr
Techniques to be covered (hands on)
Ornament Painting Exercise 9 1/2hr
Materials and tools required


Oil and Waterborne Glazing and Painting Tools

Oil and Waterborne Artist Brushes
The Art of Faux by Pierre Finkelstein
Pierre Finkelstein
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