Enjoy yourself and learn the finest decoration techniques!
In the very centre of Gubbio, let our long-standing experience and our artistic knowledge be your guide in the fascinating world of decorative arts.
Everything is ready: wear you apron, grab the brushes, gild with brass and silver leaf, spread the lacquers, employ the beeswax to fix them and sign your work to make it special and unique. Today, you are the artist! Finally, you are ready to get the "Craftman for a day" certificate, a proof of your skills and creativity.
We look forward to seeing you!
An introduction to decorative arts specific for gypsum and stucco items;
The preparation of the stucco mixture;
Pouring the stucco mixture into the casting moulds;
Gilding with brass or silver leaf;
Painting and calligraphy practise exercise;
Varnishing with natural lacquers and beeswax;
A Sunflower made of gypsum, which you decorated during the class and also a rough Sunflower, prepared during the class, which you can decorate at home;
The "Craftman for a day" certificate;
The "Crazy license". As is tradition, running three times around the Crazy Fountain (Fontana del Bargello, also known as Fontana dei Matti) makes you jokingly crazy. Thanks to our license, your craziness will be attested, and you will become a "honorary crazy person of Gubbio".
Our decoration class suits everyone: children, adults, school groups.
The cost is € 25,00 per person (min. 2 people, max. 6 people; for larger groups, please contact us at +39 3382832388). The class lasts ca. 2 hours.
For further information, or to make a reservation, please contact us:
- Phone numbers: +39 338 2832388 - +39 075 9271016 (10.30am-1.00 pm; 3.30pm-7.00pm, tuesday closed)