Come to the perfect place in Italy to encounter Italian culture, and visit some of the most famous places in Italy like Pisa with its leaning tower, historical Florence, Siena, Lucca, San Gimignano and the beautiful Island of Elba - just to mention a few. At our school we offer a wide range of Cultural Courses, like those mentioned below.
"Color is the key to enter the enchanted of the rainbow, realm of imagination" Simona Provinciali.
Course in acrylic, watercolors and pastel - finding oneself involved in the plays of transparency, bursts of color, effects of light: this is the magic of watercolor painting. You will let yourself go to the stimuli that surrounding landscape offers, knowingly leaving behind theories, systems, and laws to give space to spontaneity.
"Let color go free to act with the paper, with the same consistency with which nature creates her results, with which minerals and crystals form, moss and algae grow, flowers develop and bloom under the ray of the sun" Emil Nolde (1867 - 1956)
Participants will have a way to create various works through an experience made possible by natural allies such as the environment, light and colors. The purpose of the course is to give an introduction of painting techniques and rules that govern their use.
There are various techniques, and from these you may choose closest to your temperament. The role of the teacher shall be to propose examples and analyze them along with enriching the information and giving suggestions and practical pointers. Our duty shall be that of creating the conditions for well being to reunite with that playful part of self that exists in each one of us.
Dates: Every week, daily in the afternoon, 3 hours;
Group size: From 2 to 10 Persons;
Price per week: Euro 200. Private lessons are always possible; price is Euro 24 per hour;
Accommodation can be booked at any of our offices.
The class will take place Monday through Friday in the afternoon (3:20 – 6:30 pm) at Castello Pasquini. Participants decide for themselves what they want to sculpture. In the first class, the work is planned by a sketch that is then used to realize the object.
We use soft materials like for example as well as alabaster in a second stage. The material will be provided, and the finished artwork can be kept by the participants. Also, a visit to Mimmo di Cesare’s studio is planned to learn about some of his work and Techniques. On the last night, the whole group enjoys a dinner at a good seafood restaurant.
Dates: Every first Monday in April, May, June, and September;
Price per week: Euro 290;
Group size: From 6 to 10 persons;
Accommodation can be booked at one of our offices.
So when you are planning your next trip through Europe and Italy, don't miss out on this great opportunity. Whether you want to come for an Italian language course to Italy or a seaside vacation without course - we are looking forward to seeing you.
Your teacher for Painting Courses: Simona Provinciali was born in Livorno on May 23, 1961. She graduated from Liceo Artistico (School of Arts) and Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze (University of Fine Arts - Florence). Presently she teaches courses at the Pasolini School of Language and Culture in Castiglioncello. She was also in charge collective art shows, and 2001, along with a German psychologist, she held a seminary on creative painting, as the one responsible for the technical aspect. She has also lent her expertise as a Teacher of Art Education at the State Middle and High Schools.
Our friend and sculpturer Maestro Mimmo die Cesare will hold a "Stage di Cultura".
You can take a walk to the new 2.000 seat theatre right next to the castle. Choose from a huge variety of cultural events, from plays to dance shows, from ballets to exhibitions - the theatre has something for everyone.
In summer the Castello turns into a meeting point for artists, actors, and freethinkers from all over the globe. It surely provides fertile ground for many discussions where you can test your newly learned ability to speak Italian. Students of our Italian language school are granted discounted rates for all events taking place at the Castello.
Our Villa Tuscany is located near the center of Castiglioncello.and is surrounded by a park. This ideal and quiet setting guarantees our students peace and enough space and time for contemplation even on the busiest of days.
The apartment villa consists of 14 private apartments, each about 75 square meters with 2 bedrooms, 1-2 bathrooms, big living room with kitchenette. The apartments are newly furnished with TV and have central heating (heating period: 15th November - 31st March).
Each apartment has two balconies, at least one of them with sea view. The apartments on the ground floor share a huge terrace.
The Villa offers free internet access (time limited), on the basement is a separate washing room with a washing machine (available at 5 Euros per use).
A private internet access (lan) in the apartment for your laptop is optionally (Euro 15 / week).
A private bathroom for students with flatshare is possible ( Euro 45 / week).
For each apartment is one parking space available in the underground garage where an elevator can be used to reach the upper floors.
The park of the Villa is a place to relax and offers a perfect view of the Mediterranean and the Islands of Elba, Capraia and Corsica. A wonderful view on sunsets and sunrises is guaranteed as well.
The Villa is situated in "Via Demi". School, Castello and the piazza are within a walking distance of about 10 - 12 minutes. Along your daily way to the school, bars and shops invite you for a visit, alternatively you can choose the beautiful boardwalk that passes right in front of the Villa.
Normally, 2 - 4 students share one apartment. Rooms can be booked as singles or doubles. Please note that students traveling on their own can only book single rooms. Two (two single rooms) or more persons travelling together can reserve an apartment without other students.
The prices for this accommodation are in the price list, additional charges are Euro 40 per week for final cleaning, electricity, gas, water and heating (Euro 55 during the heating period).
Towels and linen are mandatory, you can bring your own or rent a set for a fee of Euro 10.
Other accommodation options:
- Hotel Miramare***
- Hotel Atlantico***
Prices are listed per week.
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We offer standard Italian language courses, private lessons and cultural courses, as well as preparation for the CILS exams. The Italian language school in Italy "Centro di Lingua e Cultura - Pier Paolo Pasolini" is situated in the Castello Pasquini right at the center of Castiglioncello and just a 5 minutes...
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