Have any summer plans? If not, you should take a look at a Paper, Print and Book Intensive in Fabriano, Italy! ITALY! Not only is there going to be amazing workshops with master professionals in the said fields, but it is in Italy! Best part of it all is that it is led by the wonderful Lynn Sures and sponsored by Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. Ciao!
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center sponsors “Paper, Print and Book,” an intensive course led by artist Lynn Sures in conjunction with Giorgio Pellegrini and the Museum of Paper and Watermark, Fabriano, Italy.
EVERY WORKSHOP TAUGHT BY ITALIAN MASTER PRACTITIONERS OF THE TRADITIONAL ARTS
• PAPERMAKING and WATERMARKING
• TRADITIONAL ITALIAN LEATHER BOOKBINDING
• CHINE COLLE ETCHING
• FIELD TRIPS TO ASSISI, URBINO and GUBBIO
• A MEDIEVAL PALIO !
FABRIANO, ITALY Paper/Print/Book Intensive 2015
June 11-June 25, 2015
with NEW option to visit the VENICE BIENNALE and other northern sites June 26-July 1 !
Registration deadline: April 1, 2015
STUDY IN FABRIANO
Make traditional line and chiaroscuro watermarks with master papermaker Luigi Mecella in the museum papermill.
Meet innovators Sandro Tiberi and Annarita Librari, and historian Franco Mariani.
Learn traditional Italian bookbinding methods in the museum’s bindery with master bookbinder Giuseppe Baldinelli,
proprietor of the respected Officina Libris bindery in nearby Gubbio. Visit a local tannery.
Edition a chine colle etching with Roberto Stelluti, celebrated local etcher represented in the collection of the Uffizi in Florence, in his own exceptional studio.
PHOTOGRAPHY, LETTERPRESS, CALLIGRAPHY
Experience alternative-process photographic printing or letterpress printing on handmade paper, try your hand at traditional calligraphy, learning from Fabrianese masters.
The Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi; a working bindery in Gubbio;
a conservator in Urbino– the Caves of Frassasi or the Conero national park and Adriatic seashore—all near Fabriano.
OPTION TO VISIT THE VENICE BIENNALE FOLLOWING THE WORKSHOP, JUNE 26-JULY1
Additional fee for this trip.
INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION
PHOTOS-- www.lynnsures.com “Workshops”
REGISTER–Jose Dominguez, firstname.lastname@example.org
$3,300.00 cost includes tuition and most art materials, hotel with full breakfast in the historic center*, transportation on most
field trips, and more–does not include roundtrip transportation from the US to Fabriano, or travel insurance.
Participation in this trip involves considerable physical demands, including walking extensively in steep hill towns.
Physical exertion and stamina are required in some of the classwork.
*based on double occupancy; single occupancy carries small supplemental charge