I studied buon fresco with the great restorer Leonetto Tintori, and have been painting frescoes ever since. It is the ideal integration of art and architecture, and demands a bold, bravura approach to execution.
Practicing a lost art.
Fresco painting is tenuously kept alive by a handful of artists devoted to the medium. It deserves a bigger place in the world of new classical architecture.
You can read David Mayernik's article about fresco painting in Traditional Building magazine here.
Watch David Mayernik make a copy of a fresco from Raphael's School of Athens, below: