Language and Goldsmith’s art/Language and Sculpture - Cultura Italiana Arezzo
italian language courses

Language and Goldsmith’s art/Language and Sculpture

The two-week basic course includes Italian language lessons in the morning (intensive course) + 3 weekly lessons in the laboratory of master goldsmith Carlo Badii.

Students will be able to choose among 3 kinds of courses:

1)ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE + REPOUSSAGE AND CHASING COURSE::

- BASIC COURSE: 2 settimane
Morning: Italian language intensive course from Monday to Friday
Afternoon: 3 repoussage and chasing lessons per week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) of 3 hours each (total hours: 18)
- MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 1 student
- COURSE START: every Monday
- LANGUAGE LEVEL: from beginner to advanced

REPOUSSAGE AND CHASING:
The repoussage is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering or chiseling from the reverse side to create a design.

Repoussage and chasing are used in conjunction to refine a previously raised design on the front. A layer of melted tar is poured on the back of the design and after it cools down it is applied on a support called marble hemisphere.


2)ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE + GOLDSMITHING COURSE (WORKBENCH TECHNIQUE)

- BASIC COURSE: 2 settimane
Morning: Italian language intensive course from Monday to Friday
Afternoon: 3 goldsmithing lessons per week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) of 3 hours each (total hours: 18).
- MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 1 student
- COURSE START: every Monday
- LANGUAGE LEVEL: from beginner to advanced


GOLDSMITHING:
The workbench technique allows you to realize objects of different shapes and styles and it can be used after acquiring engraving, smoothing and welding skills.


3)ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE + SCULPTURE COURSE

- BASIC COURSE: 2 settimane
Morning: Italian language intensive course from Monday to Friday
Afternoon: 3 sculpture lessons per week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) of 3 hours each (total hours: 18).
- MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 1 student
- COURSE START: every Monday
- LANGUAGE LEVEL: from beginner to advanced

SCULPTURE
Students will work, along with Master Carlo Badii, on the fundamental sculpture techniques. They will start with creating bas-reliefs of ornamental motifs and then move on to the realization of a full-relief sculpture.


PRICES
1) ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE (2 WEEKS) + REPOUSSAGE AND CHASING COURSE (18 HOURS) € 896
2) ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE (2 WEEKS) + GOLDSMITHING COURSE (18 HOURS) € 896
3) ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSE (2 WEEKS) + SCULPTURE COURSE (18 HOURS): € 896

Upon request longer courses of 3,6 or 9 months can be organized. The contents and objectives of these courses will be agreed upon from time to time according to the students’ needs and their prior knowledge..



Master goldsmith Carlo Badii’ Curriculum Vitae

Since 1961 Carlo Badii has been making handmade jewellery starting from graphic design projects. For every piece he chooses the most suitable techniques such as repoussage-chasing, engraving, wax modelling, granulation, damascening, niello and enamelling of which he is a great expert.
He graduated from the Art Institute of Arezzo and the Margaritone Institute where he also thought jewellery making for many years. He has taken part in many exhibitions both in Italy and abroad. Ever since he left his profession as a public teacher he has continued teaching in his laboratory-workshop


Web site Carlo Badii: Arte Orafa Carlo Badii

                                       

Den sprachkurs kann ich nur empfehlen sehr gute lehrer klassenatmosphäre und lernmöglichkeiten auch die aktivitäten am nachmittag mit dem kurs im arezzo haben mir sehr gefallen

Clemens - 59 anni    (  Germania)