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Grisaille (pronounced "griz eye") is a term for painting executed entirely in monochrome or near-monochrome, usually in shades of grey. This decoration was used especially by 15th-century Flemish painters and in the late 18th century to imitate classical sculpture in wall and ceiling decoration.

Join us for our summer courses and learn the Grisaille technique? Courses start June 2014. Please contact The Vocational Arts and Crafts Training Centre 'Virgilio Alterocca" of Terni, Italy: cdfartiemestieri@gmail.com surface fragments: Grisaille close-up

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