In addition to the residency, we offer the possibility of participating in various scheduled workshops…
Often described as one of the oldest forms of photography, cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan coloured print (or ‘blue-print’), through a photosensitive solution that dyes surfaces in differente shades of blue when in direct contact with light.
In this workshop led by Giuliana Conte, you will learn all the necessary steps for making a cyanotype print developing original and unique prints using the objects of your choice: everyday household items, pressed flowers and leaves, or photographs and illustrations.
This workshop includes a theoretical part that will introduce you to the world of restoration (including the basic concepts and techniques) and a practical part, in which you’ll learn and apply the techniques to carry out the restoration of your work. You’ll have the opportunity to work on your own project, which may include decorated objects, gilded or polished antiques.
The tutor, Vittorio Scappaticcio, graduated from the Scuola di Restauro at Rome and has been a Senior Restorer and Conservator for over 20 years, working on paintings, decorative furniture and wooden artefacts for different institutions.
We offer different workshops depending on the time of year and the print-making technique you would like to learn or explore.
Some of the workshops we’ve done in the past are:
- Classic Engraving and Serigraphy led by Giovanni Timpani, professor of classic chalcography and serigraphy at the Accademie di Belle Arti di Perugia e Carrara.
- Xylography, led by the Chilean artist Mono González.
- Non toxic Photoengraving and Pholitography, led by Giuliana Conte.
- HandMade Paper with native plants, led by Accademie di Belle Arti di Brera (Milan) and Napoli (Naples).