Students will learn how to create a Linen canvas support and the proper use of historical pigments used by Vermeer . Students will start by learning how to use a Linens canvas support . Artists from VerMeer’s time used a complex build-up of layers known today as indirect painting . This system of layers usually began with a monochromatic stage and the subsequent application of semi-opaque or transparent layers of colors to create rich sense of atmosphere and depth in the finished painting . Students learn about how to make a copy of The Girl With a Pearl Earring using historical techniques as well as scientific studies published by scientists .Authentication failed. Unique API key is not valid for this user.