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Umbrian Idyll

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

I spent a week in beautiful Umbria recently in a very special place called the Castello di Casigliano. This castle has a very long history and like many historical properties here in Italy, it has been adapted to function as a contemporary centre for meetings, fine dining and holiday accommodations. ...

Learn Trompe L’Oeil with Marco Cavallini

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

A unique opportunity to acquire true historical Trompe L’Oeil* techniques in Florence, Italy *Trompe-l'œil: (French: "trick the eye") is an art technique involving extremely realistic imagery in order to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects appear in three-dimensions, instead of actually being a two-dimensional painting. -From Wikipedia - Be ...

Venetian Plaster workshop

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Venetian Plaster, Marmorino, Grassello and other special finishes from the Italian tradition. Course on polished plasters Teacher: Carlo V. Mori. Sept. 17-21. 5 days workshop (20 hours total) will provide a sufficient training to start making beautiful walls. During the lesson students will be taught how to handle the tools of this craft (trowels and ...