Pouncing – Video

The technique requires the sheet to be placed on the surface and then beaten with a bag containing coal dust (or a colored pigment) along the perforated outline of the drawing itself.

Preparatory drawing

The preparatory drawing is carried out, by means of the contour line to which chiaroscuro can be added, using a liquid or dry medium. A scheme of materials and procedures …

Tracing – Video

Tracing has been one of the most popular techniques to transfer a drawing to a new support without changing its scale. Already used in the Thirteenth – Fourteenth Century workshops, the system is well attested throughout the Renaissance …

Perspectographs – Video

The tools used to verify the correct two-dimensional representation of forms in physical space used from the Fifteenth to the Eighteenth Century.

The darkroom – Video

Darkroom, a more or less complex optical device that allows the painter to translate the complexity of a three-dimensional figure on a two-dimensional surface.

Squaring – Video

The squaring, a system of carrying over the drawing, mostly aimed at its enlargement, based on the ratio of the squares measured on the original and those traced to scale …