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Exploring Pigments and Gold Leaf Surfaces on Metal. Workshop by Lucia Massei

Workshop  /  Making   Technics   ProfessionalPractice  /  11 Dec 2020  -  13 Dec 2020
Published: 22.10.2020
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Intro
Introduction to colors-pigments and demonstration of various coloring techniques on metal: hot acrylics, pigments and their application, resins, (mixed media), chemical thinners and adhesives. rolling mill stamping, flame gilding.
Realization of one or more coloured jewels using silver/copper/brass. Gold leaf, silver leaf, pigments, acrylics and non-precious metals are supplied by the school. Each student should bring his own personal tools.

Preview jewellery making experience is required.

Dates and hours:
11 - 13 Dec, 2020. Fri: 5 - 8 pm. Sat - Sun: 9 am - 5 pm(an hour of lunch break).
Location: Alchimia, contemporary jewellery school in Firenze, Piazza Piattellina 3R
Price: 550€ (Vat included).


About the teacher:
Lucia Massei
, Founder, Director and Teacher in the BFA1 and MFA2, Italy.
She studied jewellery and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and achieved meaningful experiences as a freelance designer in the fields of classic jewellery and fashion accessories. In 1998 she co-founded Alchimia together with Doris Maninger.

As a jewellery artist, she exhibits her work in galleries of contemporary art and design in international contexts. Believing in the potential of every individual, and the power of Art, Massei as acting director of Alchimia, has been supporting students and staff in exploring and strengthening their creativity, encouraging their self-expression, providing them with the right space and environment, as well as guiding them towards new possibilities and directions throughout their carrier through her courses. Since 2016 she is the Director of Alchimia.
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