Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class

Classes & Workshops in Italy

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from$48.66
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Tour description provided by Viator

If you want to live a real experience in the heart of Venice that's the right choice! A Venetian Master Artisan will explain to you, in 1 hour course, the traditional art of making or decorating a mask, an artistic personal event which will make you live the preparation for the Venetian Carnival.Create your own unique masterpiece and following your artistic streak, a special memory of an amazing experience and keep your artistic creation of the most emblematic icon of Venice!     An unconventional and handcrafted moment to live with your family or friends!
For this course, pick one of the following options:Course of ProductionA Venetian master artisan will explain you the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask providing information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. At the end of the course, you will keep the mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.In case of mask production, you shall return to the laboratory after a few hours to collect the mask since it takes time to dry, the created mask will not be decorated.Course of DecorationA Venetian master artisan will be your experienced decorator, who will teach you how to paint and decorate your own mask, providing you with information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. You will choose a mask to be decorated during the course and at the end you will keep your mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.Course of production plus decorationThe mask needs 6 hours to dry therefore you have to book the decoration course 6 hours after the production one.

What’s included

  • A Venetian Master Artisan who will explain to you, in 1 hour course,  the traditional art of making or decorating a mask.
  • Course of production (you will keep the produced mask) and/or Course of decoration (you will keep the decorated mask)
  • All necessary paints and supplies

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Instant Confirmation
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