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Mask Making Coming Alive

ILE
5.0
1 review
  • This course was wonderful. Our teacher, Brutal, was very good, attentive and innovative. Thanks for all the support you gave our little group.
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Course

In Firenze (Italy)

£ 681.32 VAT inc.

*Indicative price

Original amount in EUR:

800 €

Learn the history of masks and live an unforgettable experience with ILE!

  • Type

    Course

  • Location

    Firenze (Italy)

  • Class hours

    40h

  • Duration

    1 Week

  • Start date

    Different dates available

Would you like to learn all the unrevealling misteries of makinga mask? ILE gives you the opportunity of learning how to work with leather and how tocreate your own mask.

At the end of the course, you will be able to take two masks at home and you will have learned how the process is done. In addition to this, you will also learn about the history behind the masks.

The course will take place in Florence, and Venice, Italy. The Mask Making workshop will be 5 hours per day and participants will have the late aftertoon free to explore Florence. Participants can combine this course with the Dance and Theatre of Commedia dell’Arte or Theatrical costumes course which takes places before this course.

Do not hesitate to ask for more information through Emagister's website!

Facilities

Location

Start date

Firenze (Italy)
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Via Monti 1 Rosso, 50124

Start date

Different dates availableEnrolment now open

About this course

This Mask Making workshop takes you deep into the Mask-Making world. You will learn Mask Design which includes sculpture for leather masks, mold making, leather molding, cutting and trimming, and coloring and finishing. You will also learn the history of the mask and about some Commedia dell’Arte character types. You will finish this class with two masks and the knowledge of the process and experience to create more masks.

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Reviews

5.0
  • This course was wonderful. Our teacher, Brutal, was very good, attentive and innovative. Thanks for all the support you gave our little group.
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4.9
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Angela Brown

5.0
05/02/2016
What I would highlight: This course was wonderful. Our teacher, Brutal, was very good, attentive and innovative. Thanks for all the support you gave our little group.
What could be improved: Nothing bad.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
*All reviews collected by Emagister & iAgora have been verified

Subjects

  • Theatre
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theatre Education
  • Theatre Set Design
  • Mask
  • Mask Making
  • Craftwork
  • Leather cleaning
  • Mask Design
  • Plastering
  • Mask Coloring
  • Commedia

Course programme

The one week course Mask Making workshop include:

Programme:

History of the mask

Physiognomy
Commedia characters types: Zanni, Pantalone, Capitano, Brighella, Arlecchino, Dottore, Pulcinella.

Relation with animal shapes

Sources: paintings, scripts, antique documents, video…

Design of the mask

The negative mold in plaster.

The positive mold.

The first plaster mold from the face.

The creation of the character mold in clay or plastiline

The work with the leather on the positive mold

Cutting the border and the eyes of the leather mask

Coloring the mask

Working with the masks: some points of acting mask techniques

Possibility of covering:

History of the costumes of Commedia characters

Theatre make up lesson for the Commedia theatre

FAST FACTS
  • Course schedule: 40 hours.
  • Location of course: Florence, and Venice, Italy.
  • Language: Spanish/ English.
  • Course dates: February
  • Profile: Students or professionals of Art, Theater and Painting, lovers of Commedia del Arte
  • Price: 800€.
  • Price with accommodation (optional): Participants will stay in furnished apartments in center of Florence with wi-fi.
    • Via dei Velluti, next to the Pitti Palace (+200€).
    • Via Toscanella, old Tuscan Palace, next to the Pitti Palace (+400€).
WHAT IS INCLUDED
  • Welcome reception and drink.
  • Basic supplies such as clay, sculpture tools, master mold making material and some finishing materials though some other materials you may need to purchase.
  • 24 hour access to our representative.
  • Excursions and extra cultural activities. Participants will have the option of participating in various excursions (some are at an additional cost).
    • Piazza Michelangelo at sunset
    • Trip to Fiesole for spectacular views of Florence
    • Day trip to Venice
  • Certificate at end of course
  • Participant keeps mask(s).

Mask Making Coming Alive

£ 681.32 VAT inc.

*Indicative price

Original amount in EUR:

800 €