Venetian Mask Making by Craft My Day - art in London
Venetian Mask Making by Craft My Day - art in London

Venetian Mask Making

Learn all about the history and construction of traditional Venetian masks in this 2 week course.

Painting Class

Two session course

Beginner

South West London KT4

Venetian Mask Making
by Craft My Day

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Classes

Two session course

Daytime

During week 1 Participants will:

  • Learn important historical information on the use of masks in Venice during past centuries
  • Understand the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask
  • Create a personalized papier-mâché mask following the traditional techniques.

During week 2 Participants will: Learn Decoration techniques used: 7 different techniques to choose from, including finishing touches such as feathers and sequins if desired.

  • The participant will decorate and take home his/her finished and personalized Venetian papier-mâché mask.
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Class location

South West London
Joanna House, 34 Central Road
KT4 8JB
Worcester Park

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Venetian Mask Making by Craft My Day - art in London

About your host, Craft My Day

Rachel - Owner and Founder of 'Craft My Day' ​Since completing her degree in ‘Costume and Technical effects for the performing arts’ at London College of Fashion in 2001, Rachel worked freelance in the film and events industries for many years before taking a break to be at home with her three children whilst they were small.

She began teaching at a private sewing studio, alongside freelance work and grew to love the rewarding nature of teaching.

​'I can never seem to get enough of learning new skills, which I love to share…'

In 2016 Rachel decided to start up her own Craft studio and began to work with other local artists to create a unique space for people to come and learn a variety of crafts in a fun and relaxed setting. ​ Her passion for textiles and design began during school when she found her own teacher a real inspiration. 'She developed my creativity but also gave me confidence for life. I aspire to recreate that experience, and inspire others to start their own creative journeys.' ​ Rachel qualified as Powertex trainer in 2016 and is also really excited to share this fantastic product.

Rachel believes that all people are creative and with a bit of patience and encouragement can be taught ways to express that innate ability and get a real sense of satisfaction and enjoyment. 

If you have any questions, please contact me using the ‘contact host’ button on the website page.”

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Notes

Adults and/or kids (6+). No special skills are needed for this workshop. All levels are welcome.

Age Requirement

6

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.

Venetian Mask Making
by Craft My Day
Two session course