Aug 31th-Sept 4 and Sept 7-11


Churches of extraordinary beauty, museums and art collections, historic gardens, piazzas, medieval streets and ancient palaces: Florence can best be defined as a diffuse museum. 

It is not a container for works of art, but a work of art in itself. In the midst of inspiring landscapes and a fascinating historical and cultural context.

 IN THE HILLS OF THE MAGNIFICENT TUSCANY, 40 minutes from the historical center of Florence, in the middle of the nature, Fabrizio’s and Andrea’s  Home-Studio represents the perfect location to immerse yourself in the ancient art of chasing and repoussé.

Our home-studio

Home-studio with in front the airbnb where the students can stay

View from the studio

Stunning view 

This town is compose of 30 houses under the Tuscan sun, with magnificent views surrounded by a natural environment. 

The companion of the participants, in case don't come alone, can stay in peace and relax far from crowdedness and turistic places.

About accommodation there is a new construction of a lovely airbnb just in front of our house with all comfort where you can enjoy one of the best view around. From this year in you will find also the swimming pool. The room include kitchenette. 

Around there are 2 restaurants: 1 just 100mt away and the other 1 km. 

We recommend to rent a car if you would like to go to visit some place out of the town. 

If you don't want rent a car you can use the service of the taxi always available.

Train station 7 minute by car/ taxi and go to Florence, Pisa Viareggio.


Why Study Chasing and Repoussé with Il Maestro Acquafresca

Chasing and Repoussé with Il Maestro Acquafresca is more than a technical course about chasing and repoussé.  With Il Maestro's unmatched skill in the classical Italian art and technique of "sbalzo e cesello", it is more truly an experience of understanding a technique that has formed part of the artistic dynasty and lifework of the Acquafresca family, dating back to the Renaissance in Florence.  With this background, Il Maestro teaches with a passion, sharing his  unique knowledge and with the accumulated experience of generations of artists and craftsmen in his family.

Il Maestro Acquafresca is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and skill with each student at all levels, from those who have never had any experience to the most advanced students.  All of them will be able to learn to enjoy the process and improve their skills.  Over the course of five days, Il Maestro will discuss with each individual student their chosen project, providing technical and artistic guidance, allowing the student to acquire the skills and knowledge to continue independently exploring the art of chasing and repoussé. Come and see why Il Maestro's students have learned to share his joy and passion with this technique!​​​

Chasing and Repousse with il Maestro Acquafresca

This course is an amazing opportunity to study the technique of chasing a repoussé in Italy near the city of Renaissance, Florence.

Experiencing Italy through Learning:

The course will be five days long and be held at Il Maestro Acquafresca Studio from 10am- 5pm with an hour break for lunch. 

For more information of our class in Italy, please ask the program to:

For registration and info please contact us at the address:

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