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How to Look Like a 17th-century Woodcut Print

Oct 15, 2021 10 MINUTES

Transform yourself into a seventeenth-century Italian work of art. Join Cecilia Zhou, Senior Guide at the Harvard Art Museums, for a step-by-step makeup tutorial and art history lesson on Bartolomeo Coriolano’s chiaroscuro woodcut A sleeping cupid (1630–45). In this tutorial, learn about the precise and complex technique behind chiaroscuro woodcuts through a guided close-looking session, then create your own look with a makeup how-to. Grab your favorite supplies to get started. 

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