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What is Fresco?

All through the Middles Ages artists painted their pictures directly on the walls of churches.  Their “colors” were ground inorganic matter, such as the semi-precious stone lapis lazuli for blue, or malachite, a copper ore, for green, or earth scooped … Continue reading

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