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Two days course

 
 

1° Day - Theory and practice of modeling

  1. Excursus of teacher about  the screening process for the realization of a sculpture, in general.

    In particolar:
    • Modelling with Clay
    • Creation of a negative plaster, and its positive form in plaster or wax.
    • Visit an art foundry
    • Visit to a marble studio specializing in artistic working of marble

  2. With the knowledge gained in the preceding step, following approach regarding the processing of gypsum: namely the putting into practice of what they have seen in the previous phase (realization of a casting in plaster put in a silicon form, for the purpose of obtain a positive form, which you then can take away with them).

2° Day-wise processing of stone

Actual use of the various tools needed for working stone, with the creation of flat surfaces on solid soft stone -  bas-reliefs

Duration: 2 working days (6 hours per day)
Hours: 9:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00
  courses for individuals or groups (max 6 people)
discout of 15% for the groups
Cost of course: Euro 500,00 (individual)

What is included in the course

  • Transfers for the tour - just make sure local movements (Forte Dei Marmi-Pietrasanta-Seravezza-Viareggio)
  • Assistance of a teacher during the practical exercise,
  • Tools required for the performance
  • Space inside the laboratory with relative supply of electricity and compressed air
  • Pieces of stone and plaster

In addition, students will be equipped with earplugs and glasses.


What is not included

  • Clothing, adequate to the exercise (we recommend a few clothes apt to be soiled)
  • It is not including insurance against accidents recommend take out on their own, in this regard at the start of the course the company distribute a form in which he explains not assume any liability for damage or injury caused in the same , and that the student assumes all responsibilities and risks and possible injuries that could result in the company.


 
     

Five days course

 
 

The first two as above.

3 rd / 4 th / 5 th day:

Discussion on use of the various chisels for stone processing, practical explanation of a marble reproduction with adjoining exercise of "messa a punti " technique for the reproduction of a sculpture from a stone model and approach for creating surfaces that are not flat-artistic sculptures.

Duration: 5 working days (6 hours per day)
Hours: 9:00-12:00 and 14:00-17:00
  courses for individuals or groups (max 6 people)
discout of 15% for the groups
Cost of course: Euro 1250,00 (individual)

What is included in the course

  • Transfers for the tour - just make sure local movements (Forte Dei Marmi-Pietrasanta-Seravezza-Viareggio)
  • Assistance of a teacher during the practical exercise,
  • Tools required for the performance
  • Space inside the laboratory with relative supply of electricity and compressed air
  • Pieces of stone and plaster

In addition, students will be equipped with earplugs and glasses.


What is not included

  • Clothing, adequate to the exercise (we recommend a few clothes apt to be soiled)
  • It is not including insurance against accidents recommend take out on their own, in this regard at the start of the course the company distribute a form in which he explains not assume any liability for damage or injury caused in the same , and that the student assumes all responsibilities and risks and possible injuries that could result in the company.


 
     
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