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18th Century French Ornament
Painting Workshop

December 14-15-16, 2023 | Instructor: Pascal Amblard

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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, and has been awarded a prestigious O1 visa in order to teach this workshop.

Participating artists will paint a of Singerie , a light ornamental style with many possibilities: suitable for framing, or for use as wall decor, panel ornament, or cabinet inset. The work will be painted at full scale, using high quality oil and alkyd paints on canvas 30" x 60" tall. Classwork will include transfer techniques, mixing colors, understanding scale, and effective brushwork.
Classes are held in a large and fully-equipped working mural studio. Artists of all levels of experience will have ample opportunity to challenge and advance their technique in this workshop.


Lynne Rutter Studio | 2325 3rd St. #207, San Francisco, CA (map)


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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.

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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. "