SPECIAL ONLINE presentations taught LIVE ON LOCATION IN ITALY by Adam Williamson and Stephanie June Ellis

We explore Sicilys rich history and confluence of styles through two Unseco World Heritage sites. A cultural fusion of Norman, Fatmid Architecture, Moorish interlacing arches and Byzantine mosaics of The Monreale and Palermo Cathedrals.

We will explore and draw many patterns from the ancient city of Palermo including the windows of
San Cataldo, the stunning Dome of the Palermo Cathedral and the famous geometric Cosmatesque floor of the Cathedral of Monreale


Class one ~

Draw The Honeycomb Dome Ceiling of Cattedrale di Palermo 
Stephanie June Ellis

Class two ~

Draw the Cosmati Floor Mosaic Of Monreale Cathedral
Adam Williamson



Please note you need a large sheet of paper for this class.
A2 paper measuring 420 × 594 mm or 16.5 × 23.4 inches (or larger)




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REQUIRED equipment & materials

  • A compass (recommended compass is the Rotring Master Bow)
  • A ruler
  • Paper size – A2 paper measuring 420 × 594 mm or 16.5 × 23.4 inches (or larger)
  • Range of Pencils (6B-4H)
  • Tracing paper
  • Zero Eraser or equivalent
  • Optional – Coloured pencils.
  • Optional – Fine line drawing pens (useful to have, but not essential)


Course Details

NEW ONLINE - Patterns of Palermo ~ Moorish Sicily ONLINE presentations taught LIVE ON LOCATION IN ITALY