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18th Century French Ornament with Pascal Amblard
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18th Century French Ornament
Painting Workshop

TBA | Instructor: Pascal Amblard

Limited Space available!

Renowned French decorative artist Pascal Amblard will teach the methods of painting the graceful Rococo ornament of 18th century France. Ornament is once again on-trend in decorative painting, and Mr. Amblard is one of the living masters of this style.
Participating artists will paint an ornamental panels suitable for framing, for use as wall decor, panel ornament, or cabinet inset. Classwork will include choosing colors and materials, effective brushwork, techniques for creating fine"rehaussé" highlights.
More details will be posted soon!

Classes are held in a large, fully-equipped working mural studio. Artists of all levels of experience will find plenty to challenge and advance their technique in this workshop.

class fee:

  • class size is limited and advance reservations are necessary.
  • All paint and all materials used in class, canvas class panel, and a set of quality brushes are included


    Lynne Rutter Studio | 2325 3rd St. #207, San Francisco, CA (map)
    classes are held from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, with a break for lunch.


    • On-line reservations are coming soon
    • If you'd like to join this class, please Contact the studio by email or call 415-282-8820
    • Please Contact the studio with questions about this or other classes.
  • WELCOME to the workshop page!

    Lynne Rutter Studio occasionally hosts decorative painting classes and specialized workshops on the finer points of decorative art, gilding, murals, and finishing, taught hands-on by established, practicing artists in a spacious working atelier. Classes emphasize traditional techniques and materials and practical methods.

    Contact the studio with questions, or to be added to the email list.


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    "What a great, immersive experience, to learn something- really learn something I can use- in such a wonderful space... "

    "Thank you Lynne! I loved everything about this class- the work, your generous teaching and humor, the magnificent studio space... Please let me know as soon as you schedule another class!"

    "I just finished an entire 10 by 12 foot cloud ceiling in a little over one day all by myself. It came out awesome! Thank for teaching me how to paint clouds so easily. I amazed myself and my client."

    "This is what I want to do and you have totally encouraged me to do it. I didn't want to leave your studio, I had to much fun..."

    "Of course I wear a tiara while I am painting. Doesn't everyone?"

    "Thank you so much for taking the time to teach us. I haven't been so inspired in so long! Looking forward to more classes. "