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Marble Carving Workshop in Carrara

corso d'arte

Marble Carving Workshop in Carrara

Durata
2 ore
Dimensioni del gruppo
Fino a 4 persone
Include
Equipment
Offerta in
Inglese
corso d'arte

Marble Carving Workshop in Carrara

corso d'arte

Marble Carving Workshop in Carrara

Durata
2 ore
Dimensioni del gruppo
Fino a 4 persone
Include
Equipment
Offerta in
Inglese

Cosa farete

The worship includes: 30 minutes of history about the town and the marble and 90 minutes of marble carving. A 45 min walking tour of the town can be added for an additional cost. As for the carving, each guest will receive a 5-6” block of Carrara marble that they will use to learn the traditional method of marble carving, by hand. Both hammer/chisel and power tools will be used to better understand how a work in marble is initiated. Because the workshop will have a duration of two hours, we will not be focusing on creating a completed piece of art, but rather we will focus on learning the carving techniques (how to hold the chisel, different stages of the carving process, what to look for in a block of marble, etc.), educating ourselves on the different types of marble (what makes each type unique) and learning the history of the stone and it’s legacy in Carrara. And the best part? You’ll be instructed by a professional sculptor who is eager to share his knowledge of this beautiful and historical art form.

Il tuo host

Alex

Alex

Alex Rane was born in New York City and now lives and works in Carrara, Italy. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Lyme College of Fine Art in Connecticut. He subsequently studied for two years at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Carrara. Rane has exhibited internationally and his sculptures are held in numerous collections worldwide including private museums in the United States and Spain. In addition his work has been recognized through his receipt of scholarships and his participations in symposia.

Che cosa è incluso

Equipment
5-6” block of marble will be included and is yours to take home with you as a souvenir. Tools, gloves, safety goggles and…

Dove ti troverai

We will begin by walking from Piazza Monzoni. In 15 minutes you will arrive at the studio situated along the river and located just 5 minutes walking from the historical center of town. This is where your workshop will take place. If you choose the three-hour workshop, a guided walking tour will of the town will also be included.

Disponibilità

Cosa tenere a mente

Termini di cancellazione

Per ottenere un rimborso totale, dovrai cancellare almeno 7 giorni prima della data fissata per l'inizio dell'esperienza o entro 24 ore dalla prenotazione.

Termini di comunicazione

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Requisiti degli ospiti

Possono partecipare fino a 4 ospiti a partire dai 12 anni.

Documento d'identità ufficiale

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Altri consigli

Because this is an outdoor carving studio, expect dust, dirt and occasionally mud. Please dress accordingly. Closed-toe shoes are required! During the winter months, dress warmly! For persons with disabilities, unfortunately the studio is not wheelchair accessible.
Alex
corso d'arte
Marble Carving Workshop in Carrara
Nuova esperienza
A partire da $103 a persona
Nuova esperienza
A partire da $103 a persona