Courses

Painting on ceramics

Painting on ceramics
More Info

Forte Sorgnano
+39 075 987131 | +39 339 8723778

THE CERAMICS SHOP - MAIOLICHE GRAZIA DERUTA

Express yourself in the art of ceramics, deepen the transformation of matter, studying the effects of color and finishes and finally exciting the cooking fire. An ancient process that brings us closer and makes us like our ancestors. Masters of Deruta potters, will guide you in this artistic journey, referring to the advance of knowledge, methods and current technologies in support of manual creativity. The duration and content of the courses are adaptable to the demands and will take place at the "Laboratory Ubaldo Grazia" in Deruta.

 

1° DAY
Arrival to the Grazia factory. Knowing who will be your guide and translator. Illustrative visit of the factory. During the tour you will see the working process, the museum of the factory and will be given the basic historical notions about the company Grace and ceramics in general. Accommodation in a room and the master's knowledge that will assist the students for all the lessons. The students will find their places an object (a tile) already glazed and dusted with a decor chosen by the teacher, with whose assistance may then proceed to the contouring and painting the piece.

2° DAY
The students will find their places a plate of 28 cm already glazed. The teacher will then dusting will help you achieve the threads of a plate. In below will guide them in contouring and painting the piece. You will be given the opportunity to choose from three classic decor.

3° DAY
The students may choose to work on a piece of flat or cylindrical shape, already glazed. Customers can choose between a classic or contemporary decor. They will try to make your own dusting and the thread of the piece. Then proceed to the painting.

4° DAY
The students will work on a piece of cylindrical shape. Put into practice all the techniques learned in the previous days, trying to do everything yourself. It will then move to the concluding remarks at the end of the course and delivery of the certificate of attendance. Final farewell.


Cook yourself

Cook yourself
More Info

Forte Sorgnano
+39 075 987131 | +39 339 8723778

Do you want to learn how to cook the most famous pasta dishes and traditional Umbrian cuisine? Forte Sorgnano offers you a chance to do so. Under the guidance of an experienced person can prepare your "home made pasta" for an unforgettable meal, the flavors and scents of this land. The satisfaction of having learned something more about the culinary specialties of Umbria will combine well with the pleasure of the palate!


Yoga

Yoga
More Info

Forte Sorgnano
+39 075 987131 | +39 339 8723778

Practicing Yoga or Tai Chi Chuan in the middle of pristine green hills surrounding Forte Sorgnano is definitely one of the best ways to approach this discipline. In that special moment in which the mind and the body is switched between the day's activities to the quiet of the evening we will be doing a practice relaxing and rejuvenating in the best physical and mental condition to accommodate the expected arrival of the summer season; freeing us from tension and fatigue will be more inclined to appreciate the energies of rebirth stimulated by the summer.

Forte Sorgnano also offers the possibility of themed courses of the duration of one, two or three days or a week of intensive seminars with lessons distributed throughout the day.

Most activities that Forte Sorgnano, together with the center YANTRA Yoga and wellness of Foligno (Pg) are:

 ACTIVITY:

- Yoga: The word is derived from Yuj that means "Unite". thanks to this discipline, which stimulates the inner strength, we can face the external circumstances with no be overwhelmed and being discouraged.

- Dance Movement Therapy: allows you to rediscover oneself, our creative and expressive potential and to reach mental and physical harmony through body language. It is also ideal for children, as it allows to discover their individuality and uniqueness.

- Tai Chi Chuan: characterized by harmonious movements, slow, smooth, carried out in a state of relax and inner calm, this discipline allows to develop and strengthen its inner strength.

- Exercises of Qi Gong: to re-establish a good circulation of energy in the meridians and relax sessions with guided meditations.