Rome: What is Fresco Painting? Materials and Process

This week we will learn about the fresco painting process: What were the materials involved, and how did the artist prepare and paint on the wall? Follow along as a fresco copy of a figure from the School of Athens brings the ancient process to life.

Watch the short videos provided in advance of the live discussion here: What is Fresco Painting? Materials and Process

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Recap forthcoming


View the discussion recorded on Thursday, May 13, 2021, with David Mayernik ’83 and special guest Richard Piccolo for a conversation about fresco painting then and now. 


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Art and HistoryReligion and PhilosophyDavid MayernikRome Global GatewayCollege of Arts & LettersNotre Dame Folk ChoirItalyIngrid RowlandRomeRichard PiccoloArtArt HistoryHistoryPhilosophySchool of Architecture