"Discover Fresco Workshop" Goes Chicago!

On July 17th, artist Tansey Moyer successfully conducted the first class in a planned series of fresco workshops at the Columbus Maryville Academy at Montrose and Clarendon in Chicago - an emergency housing center for the Department of Child and Family Services in Cook County. Tansey is using support and materials provided by TrueFresco.com through our "Discover Fresco Outreach Program"...



"History of Modern Fresco 1900-2000"

TrueFresco.com has launched it's new fresco outreach project "History of Modern Fresco". In this section of our website we are presenting virtual exhibitions of Modern Frescoes created between 1900-2000. Frescoes which are just about to slip through the cracks in Art History, but not in any way less important than the works of celebrated and remembered Masters of Italian Renaissance...





"Step by step tutorial on preparation for Fresco. We will guide You through development of the concept and design, building composition based on giornatas, calculating the time and steps, ordering material. Developing of the Cartoon and making tracings. From concept sketch and color rendering to full scale Cartoon and color study. Finalizing giornatas layout and making tracings. Wall preparation. Plaster selection and application. Sand and lime mixtures. Humidity control and moisture. Tools and equipment. Tips from master-plasterer Ian Hardwick. Pigment selection and color preparation. Pigment grinding and storing ground base colors. Use of white and monitoring mixed colors during painting. Tools and equipment. Painting and joining giornatas. Steps in painting.  Morning, midday, evening differences. "Golden Hour" and drying challenge. Plaster behaviors and planning of the painting day. Materials for Fresco. Where and how to find and buy fresco supplies."

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"Discover FrescoŽ Outreach Program" is designed to provide underprivileged children with a unique opportunity to learn about and paint their own, real buon fresco. Through "Discover FrescoŽ Outreach Program" TrueFresco.com sponsors an artist (providing free materials, know-how, support and promotion) to conduct  workshops for children shelters, public schools in low income areas, children church charities, etc. 

If you are an artist who would like to conduct the workshop, submit APPLICATION FORM FOR ARTIST (this form).

If you represent an Organization you need to submit an
and we will contact you (application process is easy, this might be the only form you will ever fill for our sponsorship). 

To qualify for sponsorship under "Discover FrescoŽ Outreach Program" the applying organization must be a Government Social Services related Organization and/or be a non-profit charitable organization.

If you need more information on who can apply contact us


  • Please provide the following contact information:

     Artist First Name *required
      Artist Last Name *required
         	     Title *required
        Street Address *required
       Address (cont.) 
                  City *required
        State/Province *required
       Zip/Postal Code          *required
    Do you already have an organization for which you plan
    to conduct Discover FrescoŽ workshop?
     Organization Name *required
         Non-Profit ID *required
    (If this is a Government Organization - Type "Government",
    if you do not know the ID - type "Do not know", if you
    answered NO! to the question above type N/A)
                 Phone *required
                E-mail *required
           referred by  
    		 please list referrer's name (if any)
  • Tell us about yourself. 


  • Your current art projects?

  • Explain your interest in fresco.

None of Your personal information will ever be sold, traded, leased, rented or given away in any other shape or form to anyone without Your written permission. It is also will not be used by us for any other purpose but the one it was given for: notify You about Fresco Workshop schedule and new fresco painting related material.

help Outreach! 

Although TrueFresco.com & iLia Anossov have an "evergreen money tree orchid" in the backyard we would be thrilled if you can help us to sponsor more "Discover FrescoŽ" Workshops for underprivileged children.

As an independent donor you can cover the cost of sponsoring a "Discover FrescoŽ" Workshop for Children for the organization from our "Pending Outreach" list, a children charity or children social service of your choice (subject to coordination).

As a donor you will be rewarded by knowing that you have made a few kids a very happy happy children and will receive a "Thank you" card signed by them and an artist-signed "Albuquerque Fresco" by iLia Anossov limited edition print or a framed poster of sponsored children's Frescoes**. Your donation will be tax deductible.

YES! I would like to help "Outreach Program" and sponsor a
"Discover FrescoŽ" Workshop for Children!
Take me to the application form! (click this line)


You can also sponsor any school, children camp, organization of your choice by purchasing the Materials Kit and contacting us to locate/assign an artist to conduct the class.

YES! I would like to help "Outreach Program" and purchase a
"Discover FrescoŽ" Workshop for Children Materials Kit. I will need TrueFresco.com to locate/assign local artist to conduct the class!
Take me to the application form! (click this line)



It's a great fun for the whole class and kids love it!

Completed Fresco-Tiles can be assembled in a Quilt-like Mural to which new pieces can be added at any time. Resulting mural will be a significant display of student's creativity - an ever-growing display with an unlimited potential. 

"Discover Fresco Workshop" is easily taught by artist, school teacher or parent using our 90min "Discover Fresco Workshop" Video and "Discover Fresco Workshop" Materials Kit.

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