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2011 VISIONS IN THE MISCHTECHNIK
SUMMER PAINTING SEMINAR

PHOTO ALBUM
Courtesy of Kathi Stutler Schmieder, Daniel Mirante & Emma Watkinson
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THE 2011 SEMINAR GROUP

2011 was the Year of the Goddesses...

From the twenty students and four teachers
we had twenty women and four men..!



MAKING THE MEDIUM

Melissa Shemanna & Allison Baumsteiger

weighing up the ingredients for L. Caruana's
Quint-Essential Medium



PRE-RAPHAELITE POISE

Thanks to her experience in restoration

Timea Tallian became our resident expert
on artist's materials



EGG TEMPERA

Grinding Titanium White pigment

into the egg tempera emulsion



WHO NEEDS AN EASEL?

Michelle Boshart

applying the white egg tempera
over a red imprimatura



OUR ALTAR

The heart-stone at the bottom was

carried back from the swimming grotto
and miraculously cracked open on
the day of our Water Ritual



SECOND GLAZE

Re-applying egg tempera whites

over a magenta glaze



ADDING COLOUR

Jon Dooey amazed us all

with his ~ first-ever ~ painting



LAURENCE CARUANA

Overseeing the 4th Seminar

held at Torri Superiore



AMANDA SAGE (standing)

Returning artist Emma Watkinson

(between Maura Holden & Amanda Sage)
brought along her amazing work-in-progress



GODDESS GLANCE

Painter, performer, model & muse...

Shakti kept us all amazed & amused



MEAL TIME - yum!

One of the great delights at Torri Superiore

(aside from the tasty, organic locally-grown foods...)
is the endless conversation at meal time



AFTER 900 YEARS, ENGLAND & FRANCE FINALLY MAKE PEACE

A spontaneous evening of music

complements of English artist Emma on the flute
and French musician Cedric on guitar.



SHAHRYAR & SCHEHERAZADE

~ Daniel Mirante & Maura Holden ~

Maura is wearing a t-shirt which she airbrushed
after a quick lesson from Andrew Gonzalez



MAURA HOLDEN DRAWING INTENSIVE

A fascinating presentation on

multiple curved perspectives and
creating compositions through Sacred Geometry



EMMA WATKINSON & MAURA HOLDEN

Maura Drawing

- intensively!



ANDREW GONZALEZ AIRBRUSH INTENSIVE

Andrew is teaching the mother & daughter pair
of Lorinda & Shakti



ANDREW GONZALEZ AIRBRUSH INTENSIVE

Works in progress by
Daniel Mirante ~ Basia Wiazek ~ Andrew Gonzalez



A VISIT FROM PROFESSOR ERNST FUCHS

The re-discoverer of the MischTechnik (right)

visited us a total of 3 times,
getting deeper into the spirit of things with each visit



ERNST FUCHS IN THE STUDIO

Laurence Caruana presenting a painting

by Daniel Mirante to Ernst Fuchs












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