MICRO-MOSAIC IN SMALTI FILATI CLASS by Enzo Aiello

Enzo will teach two different classes of micromosaic in smalti filati, a one-week class for beginners,

and a two-weeks class for professionals.The BEGINNER class is for a maximun number of  six participants,The PROFESSIONAL class is for a maximum number of only two participants.Both the classes will have the first week in common,that will be a general approach to this marvelous technique.The second week will go into details and will face all the possible difficulties .

 BEGINNER class

1) one-week (30 hours) micro-mosaic class for beginners: cost 1000 euros. Maximum six participants.

In the beginner class, Enzo will use smalti and for stucco a kind of stucco to insert the tesserae in.

He will also teach the students how to work under the flame.

ADVANCED Class

2) Two.week (60 hours) micro-mosaic class for professionals: maximum two participants

in the advanced class Enzo will work only with one student , so the lessons will be individual, he  will use mastertints  ,the real glass for micromosaic , and the real Roman stucco made with linseed oil.You  will work under the fire at four hands with the Master.

The teacher will work together with the student under the fire in order to learn the right movements of the hands, the teacher will correct you every mistake and will teach you how to compose the real oil stucco.

He will teach you:

1) How to use your hands under the flame

2) How to create determined shapes

3) How to stretch the glass under the flame

4) How to create the right “filato”

5) How to prepare the Roma oil stucco

6) How to insert each cut rod in the spreaded Roman oil stucco

For further information, please contact

Enzo Aiello

mosaic and micro-mosaic artist,

http://www.aiellomosaics.com

http://www.mosaicartcourses.com/info.htm

Via Pesaro 7,00176 Rome, Italy.

Tel.+39 338 8513198 

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ROMAN AND BYZANTINE MOSAIC MASTER

One-week (5 days) 40 hour mosaic course:

1)Our teachers studied and worked in Vatican Studio of Mosaic

2)The course will take place with a minimum number of 2 participants and a maximum of 8 participants.

3)Lessons are held in English and Italian in our studio in Rome, in Via Pesaro 7.

4)To participate in the course it is essential to fill in the “ENROLMENT REQUEST” correctly and e-mail it to us

5)The participants don’t need any materials or tools to participate in the Course. Everything is provided: Martellina (mosaic hammer) tagliolo, clay, lime,stones,smalti,chisels,gauze,cement,etc.

6)For the total cost of the Master one-week (5 days) 40 hour ,please contact http://www.mosaicartcourses.com/info.htm

7)Students work in a friendly environment, with a selection of materials including polycrome marble and glass mosaic ( smalti)

8) An attendance certificate is issued at the end of the course

The students create a mosaic (25 X 25 cm approximately) in roman mosaic with polycrome marble, with the method direct on provisional putty ( double reverse method).They create also a byzantine glass mosaic (same measurements) with the Direct Method. The two mosaics become property of the students.

The commercial value of the mosaics created during the Master should be more than the price paied for the workshop.
Our classes tend to fill up months in advance that are why we recommend booking as early as possible

Daily Schedule 9 a.m. – 13 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Please, contact
Enzo Aiello
Mosaic and micro-mosaic artist,
http://www.aiellomosaics.com
http://www.mosaicartcourses.com/info.htm
Via Pesaro 7, 00176 Rome, Italy.
Tel. +39 338 8513198

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One-week (5 days) 40 hour mosaic course:

My name is Enzo Aiello,i am the teacher of the Master  Course ,I worked in the Vatican Studio of Mosaic and i taught at Accademia Belle Arti in Ravenna.

After twenty years of work, passing on to the cultural heritage that I learned in the

Vatican and in Ravenna, restoring the antique mosaics and creating new ones, I decided to teach the antique techniques that my Masters have taught to me. I want to hand on to others this ancient art and for this reason I have founded the “Mosaic Master of Ancient Arts”. Our courses are held in our studio in Rome (Italy), in Via Pesaro 7, near SanGiovanni Basilica. They are for all skill levels. In our Masters we teach only the antique techniques, dated 2000 years ago, according to the tradition of Roman and Byzantine mosaic artists. The students use Martellina (mosaic hammer) and Tagliolo(hardie). The lessons are taught in english only by qualified mosaic artists with along experience of working with mosaic and restoration.

No skill is required for beginners.

* Theory lessons – the most important mosaic techniques.

* Learning and/or skill improvement (by level)

* How to make copies of ancient mosaics (two framed mosaics remain the property of the participants)

* Execution of either modern or personal designs

Daily Schedule 9 a.m. – 13 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Please, contact

Enzo Aiello

Mosaic and micro-mosaic artist,

http://www.aiellomosaics.com

http://www.mosaicartcourses.com/info.htm

Via Pesaro 7, 00176 Rome, Italy.

Tel. +39 338 8513198 

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“MOSAIC MASTER OF ANCIENT ARTS “FIRST OF ITS KIND MOSAIC CENTER

ROME September 1, 2006 —

On September the 24th, 2006 “Mosaic Master of Ancient Arts”.officially opens its doors. Classes have already started and are filling up at this unique mosaic center in Rome,Italy . Enzo Aiello is the founder and teacher of the Mosaic Master of Ancient Arts , he worked in the Vatican Studio of Mosaic and he taught at Accademia Belle Arti in Ravenna.

After twenty years of work, passing on to the cultural heritage that he learned in the Vatican and in Ravenna ,restoring the antique mosaics and creating new ones, he decided to teach the antique techniques that his Masters have taught to him.

Institute of Mosaic Art Courses owns a1000 sq. ft. Studio which is the first of its kind in the country and provides students, both locals and visitors, with instruction from beginner classes like Mosaic one to one to a variety of Master’s Series courses. The courses are for all skill levels,and Enzo teaches only the antique techniques, dated 2000 years ago, according to the tradition of Roman and Byzantine mosaic artists.The students use Martellina (mosaic hammer) and Tagliolo(hardie). The lessons are taught only by qualified mosaic artists with along experience of working with mosaic and restoration.

No skill is required for beginners.

* Theory lessons – the most important mosaic techniques.
* Learning and/or skill improvement (by level)
* How to make copies of ancient mosaics (two framed mosaics remain the property of the participants)
* Execution of either modern or personal designs

The studio is located in Rome (Italy), in Via Pesaro 7,in the beautiful Pigneto area ,
For more information, business hours, and a full class schedule visit the web-site at: http://www.mosaicartcourses.com or call +39 338 8513198.

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