Gypsum casting

scuola d'arte
Corso calco gesso a Bellagio
Corso calco gesso Bellagio
Corso calco in gesso a Bellagio
Corso calco in gesso Bellagio
Corso di calco in gesso a Bellagio
Corso di calco in gesso Bellagio
Corso di calco in gesso

Gypsum casting

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Antique gypsum techniques

Sustain the remembrance and the example of the splendors by the best sculptors of all time, by reproducing details or whole parts of sculptures using the art of segments casting (calco a tasselli) or lost casting (formatura persa). Learn how to make a gypsum cast and lose yourself in the gypsum purity which becomes a solid example of your mastery simply from its powder and water. A must know tradition, something you can’t miss.

basics of mineralogy, chemical basics, simple graphic design methods

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ANTIQUE GYPSUM TECHNIQUES

  • DURATION: 2 days
  • TIME: 9:30AM – 12:30PM / 14PM – 17PM
  • MATERIAL AND TOOLS:
  • • marble block 30x25x25cm /40x25x25cm included; different dimensions to be bought on request
  • • Choice of the model to cast
  • • Choice of the material to model (resins, plaster...)
  • • tools included
  • LANGUAGE:
  • • ITALIAN
  • • ENGLISH
  • • french – on request
  • MEETING POINTS:
  • • Art Atelier, San Giovanni di Bellagio (Lake Como), Italy
  • • Arthà, Sculpture Studio, Valmadrera (Lake Como), Italy
  • INCLUDED:
  • • one-to-one classes with the Master
  • • Assistant
  • • Materials and tools
  • • protective clothes
  • ON REQUEST:
  • • Delivery of the artwork at your hometown