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Marble Carving in my Garden

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Marble Carving in my Garden

58 recensies
26 recente gasten vonden deze ervaring uniek
Duur
3 uur
Groepsgrootte
Maximaal 5 personen
Inclusief
Drankjes, Uitrusting
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Engels
kunstles

Marble Carving in my Garden

kunstles

Marble Carving in my Garden

58 recensies
26 recente gasten vonden deze ervaring uniek
Duur
3 uur
Groepsgrootte
Maximaal 5 personen
Inclusief
Drankjes, Uitrusting
Gegeven in het
Engels

Wat je gaat doen

You will meet me under an olive tree where I will have work tables, blocks of crystalline white marble of Naxos, and a sets of locally forged tools. I will share with you a brief history of marble arts, introduce different types of tools, and discuss the properties of marble and other stones. I will guide you thru the use and the traditional hand carving technique of each tool. You will practice with each tool on a block of marble for a period of time. When you have "mastered" each tool we will proceed to design and create a relief sculpture that you can then take home with you. It can be an Archaic Greek design from one of my templates or and idea that you have brought with you. I will work with you on the approach, process, and execution of the piece. I take my work seriously, but also embrace a fun and relaxed environment in the peaceful settings of our garden. After three hours of immersing yourself with the stone you will have an understanding of traditional carving techniques and process of marble sculpture. Absolutely no experience is necessary even if you are someone who says, "I have no artistic talent", the techniques and skills can be learned.

Je verhuurder

Maggie

Maggie

I am a sculptor, gardener, and a mother of two living in Naxos for the past 9 years. The reason I came to Greece 11 years ago was specifically to immerse myself into the history and techniques of marble sculpture. My journey in stone carving actual began in the States starting at the age of 19 as a hobby for many years using the local limestone in Indiana and Texas. I spent 2 years in Tinos island working in various marble workshops and at the School of Fine Arts in Pyrgos. I use traditional hand tooling techniques as well as modern power tools. I enjoy very much to share the history, techniques and my philosophy of stone carving from what I have gathered over the years.

Wat er is inbegrepen

Drankjes
greek coffe, fresh squeezed lemonade, wine, raki
Uitrusting
marble, tools, work table

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Waar je naartoe gaat

Grimantis Garden is working farm with orchards and a growing biodiversity of plants, animals, and sculpture. It is one kilometer from the main road nestled in the agricultural valley between the villages of Galini and Eggares. There are several building projects happening including a small dome house, a sauna and a natural swimming pool.

Beschikbaarheid

Dingen om rekening mee te houden

Annuleringsvoorwaarden

Annuleer ten minste zeven dagen vóór de geplande begindatum van de ervaring of binnen 24 uur na aankoop om volledige restitutie te krijgen.

Communicatiebeleid

Communiceer altijd via Airbnb. Om veilig te kunnen betalen en communiceren, is het belangrijk dat je altijd gebruikmaakt van de Airbnb-website of -app.

Vereisten voor gasten

Er kunnen maximaal 5 gasten van 8 jaar en ouder deelnemen.

Alcohol

Deze ervaring bevat alcohol. Alleen aan gasten die oud genoeg zijn om te mogen drinken, wordt alcohol geserveerd.

Meer tips

To make it easier, I will meet you on the main road just as you reach the village of Eggares from Chora. There is a small intersection where you will find the old school of Eggares and large parking for Xaris Taverna. There are no restrooms in Grimantis and wear comfortable shoes to be prepared :)
Maggie
Marble Carving in my Garden
58 recensies
Vanaf $67/persoon
58 recensies
Vanaf $67/persoon