You will LEARN about: * 16-19th century painted furniture from Transylvania * various types of traditional painted furniture from different ethnographic areas of Transylvania You will CHOOSE from 4 wooden items which one you want to paint: * tray - 29 x 18 cm * clock - 21 x 15 cm * box - 10 x 14.5 x 7 cm * wall hanger - 33 x 9 cm You should let Manuela know a day before the class if you want a different color than shown in the flier. You will PAINT: * apply the base color * transfer the pattern on the working surface * paint the flowers Take home a TREASURE from your Romanian trip that you made yourself that you can display in your home. You'll have a memory to share and smile about.
Manuela attended the Popular School of Art & is passionate about traditional wooden painting of the Romanian people. With 4 years training in the home of well-known wood painters, she learned time-honored secrets. Professional recognitions: Member: assoc. of creators of traditional art in Brasov Collaborator: ethnograph museums throughout Romania Participant: national craft fairs Speaker: 2019 National Symposium of Painted Furniture Manuela uses traditional Saxon & Szekler painting adapted to our times. She makes both large pieces of furniture (chests & chairs) & small pieces (mirrors, hangers, bookcases, shelves). You will take home a piece that you've painted in beautiful traditional Romanian Transylvanian motifs. And here's the best part: no matter what your degree of skill, she will make you look great!
Manuela will provide the item you've selected to paint, the acrylic paints and brushes, a safe work area, and historic…
The workshop will take place in the artist's small home in Schei. You will see many of the exciting pieces in process of completion as well as how a typical family lives.
最多可有4位年满10周岁的参与者参加。 IMPORTANT NOTE: Manuela is willing to conduct this workshop at your convenience. If the times listed don't work for you, send in your request! You can also request at the last minute, but your color options might be limited.
Never painted before? Don't worry! Manuela will help make your piece look good. You're a painter? Enjoy Manuela's expertise and ask for more challenging techniques for your piece.
Romanian Ethnic Painting Workshop