art experience

At iguarnieri you can live and be part of the experience. A few different options to make art in Florence are waiting for you.

art class in florence
History introduction and context to the ancient Renaissance technique of

Fresco Painting

Fresco painting technique on wood surface.

The class begins with the fresco painting history and introduction. Some sketch exercising and coloring. Following with composition and opera planning process awareness. The plaster application on the wood surface and how to do a flat space to to work on. Right after, the incision in a quick time execution of work together with the coloring, all before our main material gets dry. The cracklè effect and how to reach it. The wax and other finishing caresses important to the see the opera.

Creation of an own artwork under the guidance of an Iguarnieri Master.
Materials and instruments provided.

water color
Sketching, design, composition, exercising and color.

Water color

Water color painting technique on paper.

This lesson is divided in two moments. The first one is about the sketching. Exercises for the perspective practice, fluidity, composition and creativity. The second part continue with water colors. We do a few painting exercises, the students do subjects related with the space, could be a landscape or a detail and try to replicate them. We work on the tables, cause is better and easier.

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Sketching, water color and Fresco painting

Master Class

Water color painting technique on paper. Fresco painting on wood surface. Integration of both

This is an special art experience based in a three hour class which englobes the sketching, water color and fresco painting. In a way that allows the student walk through the fresco painting from the beginning. The lesson will be divided in three times: the sketching, design and composition. The different painting colors used in our studio, the approaching to a first water color opera and execution. The fresco painting tape, the plaster and surface making. The incision and painting of an opera.
The class is guided for one of the Iguarnieri Masters all the time, materials are included.
This type of experience requires a minimum of participant. Do not hesitate to contact us for your MASTER CLASS!!

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Live creation of an artwork

Private Demonstration

This experience is focused in a not longer than one and a half hour approx visit to the workshop, our traditional and special “Bottega”. In this visit we offer to the visitors the opportunity to know and see the “12 Caresses Technique” application and the live creation of a contemporary artwork by the hand of the Masters while explain it. Written material is included. This demonstration is available for groups of a minimum quantity of attendants. Prices upon request.

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full day experience

A day with the Master

In a real Bottega fiorentina, following the artist Roberto Guarnieri, you will have an unique experience. Handling specific materials and antique techniques to make a contemporary artwork.

The master will share you his way to paint and sketch. He will lead you all the way, form the basic sketch and the painting to the creation of your own artwork. Lunch time a traditional florentine food at the San Niccolo’s doors. The afternoon will continue with a visit to historical locations to study the ancient frescoes and sculptures. To finish and frame the wonderful day we propose an “aperitif” drink at the locals way.

This experience is advised to start at 10 am and is it for max 2 – 3 person. All materials, lunch and aperitif are included.

“…They have created new objects which belong to Art… with the desire to go against all the subjectivity prevalent in the so said the artist… …to establish the ancient history of the local craftsman in his workshop. This is the real way to work, a place where he who has the best idea dominates… it is a great familiar and political statement…”

Pierluigi Listri, storico dell’arte.