Clay modeling

Romantic modeling

Mixed clays and the antique Italians historical secrets and  techniques 

ROMANTIC SCULPTURE – clays modelling

Reach the Atelier of the local Master Abele, in the beautiful hamlet of Loppia in Bellagio and close to the amazing Gardens of Villa Melzi d’Eril. Be welcomed by an english speaking assistant that will be your reference all the time; all the necessary equipments and tools will be at your complete disposal and your Master, introduce you the “Colombino” and the  “Cotto Lombardo” techniques, a special technique for the terracotta typical of these area. You can create an original and unique pieces through the Italian ancient traditions. An experience of sculpture where you can relax and express yourself  in a unique location that will take you back to the past.

The art experience are based on the emotions technical skills are not required. The master and his assistant will help you in the creation of your artworks that  will become your memorable souvenir of Lake Como.

DURATION: 2 hours

MEETING POINT: The Atelier in Via Melzi d’Eril 23, part of the prestigious complex of  Villa Melzi d’Eril, or request the others possible meeting points.

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  • Participants: Exclusive: Min 1 - Max 6
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Included:
  • • Exclusive experience with the local Master Abele Vadacca
  • • The Assistant that will assist you during the experience
  • • All Materials & Tools
  • • The access to the enchanted Bottega d'Arte
  • Languages: • Italian
  • • English