1165 Tower Road, Schaumburg IL 60173-4305 312-447-9600
General presentation of the Stucco Marble (Scagliola)
Definition of Stucco Marble (Scagliola)
The Art History of Stucco Marble (Scagliola)
Role of Stucco Marble (Scagliola)
Advantages and limitations
Scagliola (Stucco Marble) Workshop
To attend this workshop you do not need any prior knowledge in coating techniques, only interest and willingness to learn one of the most wonderful decorative art techniques in existence.
This is an introductory course in the ancient art of Scagliola(Stucco Marble). Students will learn about this decorative art form and techniques taught by a Master artisan in the field, including how to mix materials to create their own stucco marble samples using real world application methods.
METHODOLOGY: To allow students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the materials and learn application. Students will apply exercises and learn to work in different contexts; decoration, restoration, art, construction. They will proceed following a trial and error exercise so that they can learn how to correct setbacks should they occur.
CONTENT: Students will begin to create the Stucco Marble (Scagliola) on a workshop table, progressing to a vertical surfaces.