Monthly Archives: October 2014

Paris, week 3 – Patinas workshop

We have ended this third and final week of training in Paris with the same sense of excitement and wonder that we have been feeling since day one.

During this final week, we worked on metallic patinas and rust-like effects using this time acrylic glazing. What a treat! I had never used before metallic pigments. It’s so beautiful and delicate…
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Here are other trials of aging patinas and oxidation. This time, we worked on plasters and moldings :
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We have also been working on our stone wall. There is room for improvement, so I will definitely keep working on my technique. ^^

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At the end of the week, we briefly touched on another chapter of wall decoration : creative coatings. Absolutely fascinating ! Although it was only an initiation with the tools and materials on small samples, I can’t wait to put it into practice on a larger scale in Hong Kong !
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Many thanks to my professors Jean Pascal and Marie for their generosity and best wishes to my talented classmates. I hope our paths cross again very soon !

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It’s time for me to finally be reunited with my little boy and sweet husband who have both been so patient and encouraging. One month is a long time to be far away from these guys !