Golden Romanesque versals

With Benoit Furet

Starting Date : 04 Mar 2023

Fees : HK$ 740 or US$ 95

Workshop Description

The decoration patterns were numerous during the Romanesque period. In this course, we will look at versals from a 12th century manuscript, drawn with interlaced stems ending with vegetal shapes. Originally, these initials were painted in gold and outlined in red. We will study the set of patterns and construction methods first. Then, in a second step, we will see how to create our own shapes and versals by mixing existing elements and changing the color set.

Lesson 1 : Drawing ornaments elements and versals structure

Lesson 2 : Creating our own versals from the set of historical patterns and adding new ones.

Note to Students

  •  This is a live online workshop via Zoom (please make sure you have a Zoom account to access the workshop)

  • All live sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days following the final class.

  • All recordings expires on Friday, 12 May, 2023 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to the discussion corner for Benoit to critique.

  • Recommended supply list, handouts, zoom links and recordings are available on the workshop page three weeks (or as soon as practicable) before the first session. Click here for user guide on how to access your workshop page.

  • All workshop dates and times are according to the Hong Kong Standard Time. 

Workshop Schedule

Class 01

Saturday, 04 March, 2023

17:00 pm - 19:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Class 02

Saturday, 11 March, 2023

17:00 pm - 19:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Refund Policy

All sales are final and fees paid for the online workshop are non-refundable.

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