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In-person classVenetian Mask Decorating Workshop
5(2 reviews)
Decorating of a Typical Venetian papier-mâché mask

Deptford

£30 pp

2 hour workshop

Beginner

What happens in this class?

You’ll have the chance to explore a number of different painting techniques and pick the one you prefer to paint a ready-made blank mask. You’ll take the personalised and painted ready-made mask home on the day.

There are a number of different techniques available. Eloisa will provide images with examples showing the end result of each technique. Nevertheless, this is the creative part of the workshop; therefore, each participant has total freedom of expression in this process.

If the participant picks one of the techniques the Eloisa presents, she will demonstrate step by step how to…

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Things to remember

Acrylic tempera paints are used, metallic colours such as gold, silver and copper can be added for a bit of sparkle. Various types of wax can also be used to create a finishing touch.

At the end of the workshop, each participant will take their decorated mask home to keep…

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Latest Reviews
5(2 reviews)
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Suzanne - July 14th
We had a great time at Elo's workshop. It was a fun experience, we learned a lot (both about the history of masks and how to make them!) and Elo was a fun and patient teacher. And you get to take a mask home! We highly recommend this workshop.
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Cara - April 28th
An amazing workshop with a truly knowledgeable teacher! All of my questions on the masks were answered and decorating the masks is loads of fun. Highly recommended!
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Age Requirement

12
All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher
Teacher
Eloisa's parents started making masks in Venice in 1984, when they opened their shop and workshop, Ca’Macana. Today, Ca’Macana is one of the oldest and finest mask making workshops in the city. They craft authentic handmade masks in the same way Venetians used to over 800 years ago. Their masks have been featured in important film productions such as Eyes Wide Shut by Stanley Kubrick and Iain Declan Softley’s The Wings of the Dove, amongst others. Eloisa has always been surrounded by Venetian masks. She learnt how to make them at the age of 8, when
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Deptford Does Art
Deptford
28 Deptford High St
SE8 4 AF
LONDON
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Suzanne - July 14th
We had a great time at Elo's workshop. It was a fun experience, we learned a lot (both about the history of masks and how to make them!) and Elo was a fun and patient teacher. And you get to take a mask home! We highly recommend this workshop.
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Cara - April 28th
An amazing workshop with a truly knowledgeable teacher! All of my questions on the masks were answered and decorating the masks is loads of fun. Highly recommended!