The Alan Pascuzzi Art Studio

EXPERIENCE THE TRADITIONAL DRAWING, PAINTING AND SCULPTING TECHNIQUES OF THE RENAISSANCE MASTERS
 
Explore the world of Renaissance art by experiencing the traditional drawing, painting and sculpting techniques of the Renaissance masters.  Following art treatises from the Renaissance like Cennino Cennini's The Craftsman's Handbook and Giorgio Vasari's On Technique,  participants will work with the same materials and techniques of the Renaissance masters to produce drawings, paintings and sculptures.  

 

DRAWING WORKSHOPS 

Renaissance drafting workshops include drawing with silverpoint like Leonardo da Vinci, drawing with a feather pen and ink like Raphael and also natural red chalk like Michelangelo.  Also offered are the secret techniques of the famous drawings forger Eric Hebborn to create 'decorative fakes' - or drawings that look 'old.'  

 

Cost: 250 euros (min. 2 people)

 

 

PAINTING WORKSHOPS
Painting workshops will cover a wide range of techniques from fresco, egg tempera and oil painting.   The fresco painting workshop will concentrate on the specific painting methods of Renaissance masters such as Giotto, Masaccio and Michelangelo.  Also offered are egg tempera workshops which include gold leafing and the egg tempera painting technique to experience early masters like Simone Martini and Gentile Fabriano.  Workshops on oil painting will cover Leonardo's technique of velature - or veils of color and also Titian's painterly technique.  
Cost: 280 euros (min. 2 people)
Painting workshops will cover a wide range of techniques from fresco, egg tempera and oil painting.   The fresco painting workshop will concentrate on the specific painting methods of Renaissance masters such as Giotto, Masaccio and Michelangelo.  Also offered are egg tempera workshops which include gold leafing and the egg tempera painting technique to experience early masters like Simone Martini and Gentile Fabriano.  Workshops on oil painting will cover Leonardo's technique of velature - or veils of color and also Titian's painterly technique.  
 
Cost: 280 euros (min. 2 people)
 
 
SCULPTURE WORKSHOPS
Sculpture workshops will explore the Renaissance techniques of low relief - or rilievo schiacciato - and working in-the- round.  Workshops will concentrate on making medallions in wax in the Renaissance tradition and on sculpting small figures in clay using the anatomical system of the great masters such as Donatello and Michelangelo.   Cost: 280 euros (min. 2 people)
Sculpture workshops will explore the Renaissance techniques of low relief - or rilievo schiacciato - and working in-the- round.  Workshops will concentrate on making medallions in wax in the Renaissance tradition and on sculpting small figures in clay using the anatomical system of the great masters such as Donatello and Michelangelo.   
 
Cost: 280 euros (min. 2 people)
 
Participants will be provided all materials needed for workshops, an informational packet on the technique covered and walk away with a work of their own making with a carrying case. All workshops last 3 hours and will be held in an artist's studio in the artisan section of Florence to live the true spirit of Renaissance art.
 
   
 
INFORMATION
Studio: can fit 6-8 people comfortable, bathroom facilities
Address: Via del Campuccio 52 red numbers
 

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