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Spolvero - Preparatory Technique

#spolvero is an early method of transferring the artist's drawing onto the intonaco. After the day's patch of intonaco was laid, the corresponding drawing was placed over it and "dusted" with a cloth sack filled with charcoal powder, which passed through the tiny punctured holes to mark the design on the wall. This method was most popular in the second half of the fifteenth century, and that’s what I am doing here.

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