FlorenceArt.net is a studio-school in
FLORENCE, ITALY, specializing in the
finest artisan creations and teaching traditional Italian decorative arts.
Here's what you can do through this site:
Visit our design studio
View some of our past projects and read details on how you can
custom order or commission work from our studio and associated artisans.
We produce fine hand painted, gilded furniture, frames,
reproductions, decorative panels, works of art and accessories in our studio in
Florence. We use traditional historically correct techniques and
materials to give our production
quality and authenticity. We are experts in the antique art of water
gilding with real gold leaf. We use natural pigments, traditional paint
mediums like casein and lime and know how to finish with waxes to create
We are designers with an eye for detail. We can design ornament, create
pattern or decoration for any product. We have designed for such diverse
projects as carved pedestals for musical instruments and patterns for
scarves. We are happy to meet the needs of individual
clients with ideas for custom projects.
Learn Traditional Italian Artisan skills
We offer the possibility to take lessons in the arts of gilding, trompe
l'oeil painting, decorative painting in many styles with the use of egg
tempera or casein paints, fresco, textural lime plasters, and the restoration of paintings. We can also organize courses for groups upon request.
Participants learn traditional European decoration techniques in our school-laboratory in Florence or in scenic Tuscan settings, carefully chosen for participants to enjoy the good life. These courses are a must for faux and trompe l'oeil
painters, interior designers, antique restorers, crafts people, art
connoisseurs and enthusiasts.
Course calendar updates, special offers and studio news are sent first
to our mailing list. Be sure not to miss out!
Listen to radio interview with Alison Woolley
dedicated to promoting and teaching traditional florentine crafts of the
artisan community in Florence, Italy
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