barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Summer Art School 2018: Marvelous Modroc and Glorious Gilding

Focus your attention on the beauty and intricacy of the ornate frames surrounding our historic artworks.

Paint your own treasured masterpiece then display it in a detailed free-standing frame… that you’ve made yourself!  Use modroc to sculpt your frame and then learn different techniques to make it look really special… including gold gilding!

William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Night (from the sequence 'The Four Times of the Day')

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William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Evening (third in the sequence from 'The Four Times of the Day')

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William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Noon (second in sequence from 'The Four Times of the Day')

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William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Morning (first in the sequence from 'The Four Times of the Day')

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