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.


Raphael – Oil painting in Italy

“It was a beautiful invention and a great commodity to the art of painting to find the color in oil”, said Giorgio Vasari. Indeed the new technique …

Simone Martini – Egg Tempera

The painting of the skin tones, which, according to Cennini’s painting rules, is the final operation, requires a green base which, obtained with green earth and lead white …