Make your Tour an art experience                                                         Goethe white background - © Andy ...
A quick course in Painting         This 8-hours course aims to teach the basic concepts of painting, leading participants ...
A quick course in Drawing         (it is preparatory to the quick course in painting)         This course is aimed to teac...
A quick course in Decoration         These 4- and 8-hours courses are aimed at introducing the basic decoration         te...
A quick course in Decoupage         This 4-hours course is aimed at introducing the technique of decoupage.         Partic...
A quick course in Gilding         This 4-hours course is aimed at introducing the technique of gilding with gold         l...
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  1. 1. Make your Tour an art experience Goethe white background - © Andy Warhol Art experiences Take an art class get your Tuscany on canvasExperience the living … 1
  2. 2. A quick course in Painting This 8-hours course aims to teach the basic concepts of painting, leading participants to an intense full-immersion in the nature and culture of Tuscany. During the summer we will be working on the painting of a Tuscan landscape ”en plein air” (staying outside), while during the winter we will choose a still-life subject among the most traditional ones. The created painting at the end of the course will not only be the result of the learner’s Art experiences effort, but also an original and self-made “souvenir” which recalls him the gorgeous experience in Tuscany. Course duration: 8 hours in one single day or divided into two days Painting techniques: acrylic and watercolour Course material: kit of watercolours, paintbrushes, painting panel, paper, etc. Basic material is included in the course price. Location: inside the Villa/farmhouse or outside (garden, patio, terrace, park etc.) Participants: this course is aimed at those with previous base drawing experience; at least 3 participants required. At the end of the course learners will be given a certificate of attendance and a limited edition printmaking signed and certified by the teacher and class tutor Gualtiero Cagna. Please book in advance your course with Casa GentiliExperience the living … 2
  3. 3. A quick course in Drawing (it is preparatory to the quick course in painting) This course is aimed to teach the basic concepts of drawing, leading participants to an intense full-immersion in the nature and culture of Tuscany. During the summer learners will be working on the drawing of a Tuscan landscape staying in the open air, while during the winter a still-life subject will be chosen among Art experiences the most traditional ones. The created drawing at the end of the course will not only be the result of the learner’s effort, but also an original and self-made “souvenir” which recalls him the gorgeous experience in Tuscany. Course duration: 4 hours, in one day Drawing techniques: lapis, clay pencils, charcoal Course material: sketchbook, kit of lapis, pencils, erasers, pencil sharpener, drawing board, etc. Basic material is included in the course price. Location: inside the Villa/farmhouse or outside (garden, patio, terrace, park etc.) Participants: this course is aimed at those with no or little previous drawing experience; at least 3 participants required. At the end of the course learners will be given a certificate of attendance and a limited edition printmaking signed and certified by the teacher and class tutor Gualtiero Cagna. Please book in advance your course with Casa GentiliExperience the living … 3
  4. 4. A quick course in Decoration These 4- and 8-hours courses are aimed at introducing the basic decoration techniques, drawing inspiration from stylistic elements of Tuscan historical dwellings or farmhouses. Each learner will be working on a panel to be prepared and decorated. At the end of the course the decorated object will result an original and self-made “souvenir” of the gorgeous experience in Tuscany. Art experiences Course duration: the 4-hours course will take place in one day; the 8-hours may also be divided into two days. 4-hours course techniques: support preparation and decoration with floral or geometrical patterns 8-hours course techniques: support preparation and decoration “à grisaille” or “Renaissance grotesque” Course material: wooden panel, paintbrushes, etc. Basic material is included in the course price. Location: inside the Villa/farmhouse or outside, depending on the weather. Participants: for the 4-hours course no previous knowledge is required; for the 8-hours course a knowledge of base decoration is recommended; minimum 3 participants required. At the end of the course learners will be given a certificate of attendance and a limited edition printmaking signed and certified by the teacher and class tutor Gualtiero Cagna. Please book in advance your course with Casa GentiliExperience the living … 4
  5. 5. A quick course in Decoupage This 4-hours course is aimed at introducing the technique of decoupage. Participants will learn how to prepare a surface, how to choose and cut the paper, how to arrange and stick parts, how to varnish and finish the object. They will be working on a box, turning it eventually into a creative, self-made “souvenir” of their gorgeous experience in Tuscany. Art experiences Course duration: 4 hours, in one day Course material: wooden tray, box, decoupage paper, etc. Basic material is included in the course price. Location: inside the Villa/farmhouse Participants: this course is aimed at those with no previous experience; at least 3 participants required. At the end of the course learners will be given a certificate of attendance and a limited edition printmaking signed and certified by the teacher and class tutor Gualtiero Cagna. Please book in advance your course with Casa GentiliExperience the living … 5
  6. 6. A quick course in Gilding This 4-hours course is aimed at introducing the technique of gilding with gold leaf, which in this case will be named “orone” (fake gold) in order to distinguish it from pure gold. Participants will learn how to prepare an object by using gold, copper and silver leaf. They will be producing two-dimensional decorations useful for the practice, and after that they will be working on the gilding of a little ceramic angel or a relief frame. Art experiences The finished object will thus not only embody the result of all their efforts, but especially an original and self-made “souvenir” of their amazing experience in Tuscany. Course duration: 4 hours, in one day Course material: a “putto” or little angel, a frame, gold-, silver- and copper leaf, etc. Basic material is included in the course price. Location: inside the Villa/farmhouse Participants: no previous experience required; minimum 3 participants. At the end of the course learners will be given a certificate of attendance and a limited edition printmaking signed and certified by the teacher and class tutor Gualtiero Cagna. Please book in advance your course with Casa GentiliExperience the living … 6

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