Italy, ROME

Engraving Rome

when 6 July 2015 - 19 July 2015
duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS

A very special way to discover the secrets of Rome and to learn the ancient
technique of engraving: we will discover, draw, engrave and finally print the
myths and legends hidden in the city. A unique approach to teaching, because
well’ll learn drawing outdoors and then working in workroom, under the
guidance of experienced engravers. The result is enviable: the creation of an
artist’s book engraved, printed and bound by hand.

Course leader

He course is managed by teachers of the Quasar Design University and by the
artists of the Stamperia del Tevere. They are all masters of high level, with
documented expertise.

Target group

To attend this course, participants must have a basic ability in drawing; no
special skills are required. The tools and material are included; the drawings ,
the artist’s book and the engraved zinc plates will remain to students.

Course aim

Apply the techniques of traditional drawing to outdoors drawing. Realize an
artist’s book created with engraving and printing techniques.

Credits info

8 ECTS
Upon Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate to say you have
attended and achieved a level of attainment expected by our academic staff.
If you wish to receive credit, you will need to arrange this with your faculty at
home before you attend. QDU can supply module specifications to assist in
calculating a credit equivalency. As a guide the summer programme is equivalent
to 4 ECTS per week.

Fee info

EUR 0: Course + course materials* + Q-card