Calligraphy and miniature painting workshop
Classes & Workshops

Calligraphy and miniature painting workshop

Availability: Saturday and Sunday
Duration: 5 hours
Language: Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Take part in a calligraphy and miniature workshop in the beautiful setting of the city of Gubbio
  • Learn to transcribe and decorate phrases of great authors according to the ancient techniques of the scribes
  • Take a miniature painting away with you, the fruits of your labor
What to expect

Take part in a calligraphy and miniature painting workshop and learn to transcribe and decorate the words of great writers, composed in praise of the architecture and breathtaking views that are characteristic of the city of Gubbio.

During the workshop you will be able to touch precious natural, pH neutral cotton fiber paper and you will choose the phrase you wish to transcribe together with the help of your tutor. Learn the secrets of the calligraphy and miniature techniques used by scribes as early as the 2nd century and decide which brushes and pigments to use when coloring your chosen phrase. Finally, you will be taught the art of the gold leaf gilding technique.

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What's included
  • Participation in the calligraphy and miniature painting workshop
  • Your own miniature to take home
What's not included
  • Lunch
Where

Via dell' Arboreto, 30, 06024 Gubbio PG, Italy

What to remember
  • A 2-hour lunch break is provided; lunch is not included in the price
  • This experience requires a minimum of 2 participants
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When
  • Saturday and Sunday: from 10.00am to 1.00pm and from 3.00pm to 5.00pm
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Provider
magnetoUr
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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