ERASMUS+ DigiVET Project – 06-14 October 2020, 3° Training Session in Italy – Focus on Sculptures and Stone Artifacts

On 04 and 16 October 2020 took place the third session of the training provided within the DigiVET Project for the applying of the 3D Modelling Technology in the Arts & Handicraft field, focusing Restoration of Sculptures and Stone Artifacts

The third appointment for the training provided within the DigiVET Project - Digitally enriched curriculum bridging formal and non-formal VET (ERASMUS+ K.A2, Strategic Partnerships for Vocational Education and Training, Innovation in VET) focused the application of the 3D technology to the Restoration of Sculptures and Stone Artifacts. The workshop has been organized in close cooperation by Centro Machiavelli together with CER (European center for Restoration) and the Florence Building School so as to valorize the local synergies for the benefit of Arts & Handicraft field and related training. The specific contents provided by the DigiVET Curriculum has been included within the curricular activities of two 3-years qualification courses managed by SPE-CER - and officially recognized by the Tuscany Region - as innovative subjects to be proposed to their related students. The qualification courses are related to the following qualifications: “Restoration technician of cultural heritage - decorated surfaces of "FRESCO" architecture” and “Restoration technician of cultural heritage - stone materials, mosaics and derivatives named "Since 1296 masters of stone". The training session was organized over two days, the first dedicated to a theoretical introduction to 3D modeling held by architect Enrico Ferranti, Professor of 3D Design, and by Prof. Laura Lucioli, Professor of Restoration of Architectural Surfaces and Stone Materials. The second day instead was focused on carrying out exercises and practical demonstrations for the practical application of 3D technology to sculptural restoration. Participants worked on the restoration of a plaster bust by analyzing the relief and modeling phases of a copy of Desiderio da Settignano's "Portrait of the laughing boy".

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