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In-person classVenetian Papier-Mâché Mask Making WorkshopCreate your own ‘Bautta’ mask using an 800 year old technique.


£30 pp

2.5 hour workshop


What happens in this class?

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 personalised papier-mâché mask that he/she will decorate and take home

Workshop structure:

Theoretical introduction (30 minutes):

A brief description of the use of masks in Venice with an explanation of the most significant model, the “Volto”, also called “Bautta” (This mask will be hand-made later in the workshop).

It is important for participants to understand the significance of the Bautta. This mask was an essential part…

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Things to remember

Materials: Papier-mâché- Glue - Paintbrushes - Mask mould - Aprons for participants *No dangerous material or equipment is used during the workshop. All necessary materials are provided.

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Deptford Does Art: Cafe - Bar - Art Gallery - Creative Space

Deptford Does Art is an exciting project aimed at pooling and showcasing art from around the area in order for local artists to gain exposure and therefore help them sell their work. With a rich program of workshops and talks there is much to see and plenty of opportunity to get involved, be creative and meet like minded people from the community. All workshops are run by teachers from Deptford and it’s surrounding areas, keeping it as local as possible.

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