Margaret von Kaenel has been accepted to teach a Grisaille Ornament class at the International Decorative Artisans League on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 8:00am – 5;00pm in Charlotte, North Carolina.
GRISAILLE ORNAMENT: During the class, students will learn how to make an ornament cartoon and pounce pattern via lecture. Following the lecture, each student will receive a cartoon and pounce the pattern onto a 14-inch by 38-inch prepared surface of cambric cloth. Cambric cloth is an easy medium to paint upon as well as easy to transport. Margaret will demonstrate step by step this age old Italian chiaroscuro style technique of trompe l’oeil grisaille painting. The step by step techniques will allow the students to learn how to create custom grisaille trompe l’oeil for their clients walls and furniture. Each student will leave with a beautifully hand painted sample as well as a step by step instruction manual.
The 2019 IDAL Convention takes place at the Hilton Charlotte University in Charlotte, North Carolina this October 14th through the 19th. This decorative arts convention is way to network with other Decorative Painters from across and country and around the globe. It is a week long full of classes from industry icons, full of fresh ideas to reload inspiration and a way to learn some new decorative painting business concepts. Classes are offered at different levels of difficulty. Registration is available at the IDAL website: www.decorativeartisans.org