Mosaic

Corso mosaico e tecniche classiche antiche
Scuola d'arte a Bellagio
Corso mosaico e tecniche classiche antiche Bellagio
Corso mosaico
Corso mosaico e tecniche classiche antiche a Bellagio
Scuola d'arte
Corso tecniche classiche antiche a Bellagio
Corso tecniche classiche antiche
Corso mosaico a Bellagio

Mosaic and antique classical techniques

Where you find a strong will, you can’t find any difficulty
(Niccolò Machiavelli)

Art and secrets of Comacine Masters

What you’re stepping on asks for humility and respect, because what your bowed head gets, is the mirror of spirituality. Since ancient time flooring holds and potects the essence of mother earth. Tile after tile, meet and learn the mosaic techniques in order to feed the colours, the stones and the glass and create one whole design, able to nourish the creativity and meet the history.

Tuitions

history of the stone, from its geological composition to its extraction process, primary studies and design, classical techniques (mosaico, intarsio, seminato)

Workshop

• Our assistants are always there to welcome you

• CHOICE OF MATERIAL AND TOOLS: cost for tools rental included. You can buy new tools at the atelier. MARBLE BLOCK: 30x25x25cm / 40x25x25cm included or dimensions on request (selection of regular or irregular blocks)

• use of classical tools (flat chisel (scalpello), toothed stone chisel (gradina), pointed-tip chisel (subbia), carbide-tipped chisel (scapezzino, sghiandino), use of simple technological tools (club hammers, air-operated grinding machines…)

• MASTER’S SUPPORT

• REALIZATION OF YOUR ARTWORK

• FINAL ART EXHIBITION (optional at the end of the course)

• choice of the material, use of classical tools (carbide hammer for mosaic, carbide tipped chisel, anvil, water grinding machine…), design techniques, grout (Boiacca)

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ART AND SECRETS OF COMACINE MASTERS (latin:Magistri Cumacini)

  • TOTAL HOURS (CLASSES): 24
  • DAILY COURSE SCHEDULE: 9AM – 4:30PM / lunch break 12PM – 1:30PM
  • WORKSHOP OPENING HOURS: 8AM – 6PM (free access)
  • LEVEL AND AGE: any level / from 18 years old
  • Check-in/Out:
  • Check-in: Mondays 2pm-5pm, Welcome drink and course introduction at 6pm
  • Check-out: the following Monday 9am-1pm (sunday night on request)
  • MATERIAL AND TOOLS:
  • • marble block 30x25x25cm /40x25x25cm included; different dimensions to be bought on request
  • • tools included or sculpture kit available for purchase
  • • Protective Clothes: MANDATORY; cost for rental included
  • • tiles for mosaic or plates for tiles production
  • • tools included or mosaic kit available for purchase
  • • Protective Clothes MANDATORY and included (shoes on request)
  • LANGUAGE:
  • • ITALIAN
  • • ENGLISH
  • • french – on request
  • • german – on request
  • • spanish – on request
  • TEACHING: experienced and qualified artists, professionalsand teachers under master Abele’s direction.
  • LOCATIONS (year 2016)
  • • Art Atelier, San Giovanni di Bellagio (Lake Como), Italy
  • • Arthà, Sculpture Studio, Valmadrera (Lake Como), Italy
  • AT THE END OF THE COURSE:
  • • Optional collective art exhibition
  • • Certificate of attendance
  • • Artworks property
  • INCLUDED:
  • • classes – from 60 minutes
  • • one-to-one classes
  • • Assistant
  • • Materials and tools
  • • Theorical Booklet (eng)
  • • protective clothes (shoes on request)
  • • Wi-Fi
  • • 1 special dinner (wednesday night)
  • • 1 day tour at the discovery of the art on Lake Como (thursday)
  • • Collective art exhibition with Aperitivo (Sunday night)
  • • Welcome drink (Monday)
  • • Insurance
  • NOT INCLUDED:
  • • Airport transfers
  • • Local transfers
  • • Travel insurance
  • • protective shoes (on request)
  • ON REQUEST:
  • • protective shoes
  • • Accommodation (at our lodging partners)
  • • Delivery of the artwork at your hometown