Price 58 PER PERSON
City PONTASSIEVE (FI)
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Timetable 11:00 - 14:00
Availability 10 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE

We will tell you about the history and the state of art of this ancient, and somehow "lost" craft, showing you some secrets and some stylistic and technical aspects. Starting from a "simple mineral dust", with a practical exhibition we will took you back in time, when the ability and skills of the craftsman began with the preparation of the tools, the sketches and the color pigments. The realized artwork remains yours.
Finally we will discuss together about the most important existing collection, with the practical support of some antique pieces, dating from the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, collected with great passion by our family.

SOME TIPS

• this experience is suitable for everyone
• visit in English are available on request at additional cost
• we have aprons and gloves for the practice

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE
We will tell you about the history and the state of art of this ancient, and somehow "lost" craft, showing you some secrets and some stylistic and technical aspects. Starting from a "simple mineral dust", with a practical exhibition we will took you back in time, when the ability and skills of the craftsman began with the preparation of the tools, the sketches and the color pigments. The realized artwork remains yours. Finally we will discuss together about the most important existing collection, with the practical support of some antique pieces, dating from the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, collected with great passion by our family.
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ELISABETTA & ALESSANDRO
Price 58 PER PERSON
City PONTASSIEVE (FI)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 11:00 - 14:00
Availability 10 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
SOME TIPS
• this experience is suitable for everyone • visit in English are available on request at additional cost • we have aprons and gloves for the practice

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