Painting overglaze means painting on majolica white glaze. Majolica is a special Italian white glaze discovered on 13th century by the Arabian people in Spanish island (Majorca). From 14th century the Italian artisans has used this glaze. Today the glaze is the best solution for painting on ceramics.
This course teaches every secrets of majolica painting with the purpose of deepening different styles, especially the Renaissance on the chiaroscuro (shades – from light to dark), the study of faces and draperies to still life up to the landscape. All the secrets of the ‘chiaroscuro’ will be analyzed to create wonderful effects of depth and plasticity, such as to make each painting a true work of art. The design can be made free hand, with soft pencil, or by stancil and then retraced (underline) with the orange color by thin brush.