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Fresco Secco Painting

Fresco Secco Painting

Learn about one of the oldest painting techniques invented by the Egyptians who taught it to the Greeks. Giotto re-inspired this highly skillful technique in the 14C. Working on boards learn how to lay pigment into fresh plaster create warm and subtle tones. Using the prescribed steps including Arriccio, ‘Cardboard and Sinopia’, Sgraffito. A wonderful way to realise your ideas, develop new thinking and apply to contemporary or traditional themes. All levels.

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2019 | 9 Sept - 8 Dec
Half Term | 21 - 27 Oct
Extended | 28-31 Oct
Christmas Workshops | 9 - 15 Dec
Extended | 16-19 Dec

Spring Term 2020 | 6 Jan - 5 April
Half Term | 17 - 23 Feb

Summer Term 2020 | 20 Apr - 19 Jul
Half Term
| 1-7 June

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Our Facilities

Operating over four floors, our building comprises open plan fine art studios, a sculpture and ceramics studio, life drawing room, printmaking, silk painting and jewellery making facilities, dedicated studio spaces for Foundation and Advanced Course students, the HSoA Gallery, Glass Gallery, and the HSoA Cafe with outdoor piazza.

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What's On?

View our events calendar for a month-by-month guide to events throughout the year.

Events Calendar

Booking enquiries

Call 020 7794 1439, email info@hsoa.co.uk, visit us or complete the form below.

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What's On?

View our events calendar for a month-by-month guide to events throughout the year.

Events Calendar

Buy Art

Set to become a major destination for art buyers, our online gallery will offer a unique collection of work to browse and buy. More details to follow. 

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2019 | 9 Sept - 8 Dec
Half Term | 21 - 27 Oct
Extended | 28-31 Oct
Christmas Workshops | 9 - 15 Dec
Extended | 16-19 Dec

Spring Term 2020 | 6 Jan - 5 April
Half Term | 17 - 23 Feb

Summer Term 2020 | 20 Apr - 19 Jul
Half Term
| 1-7 June

View Autumn Half-Term Workshops