ERASMUS+ DigiVET Project – 16-22 October 2020, Closing Training Session in Italy – Focus on fine wooden furniture and related accessories

On 16 and 22 October 2020 took place the final session of the training provided within the DigiVET Project for the applying of the 3D Modelling in the Arts & Handicraft field, focusing Restoration of Fine Wooden Furniture and related Accessories

The closing 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 Fine Wooden Furniture and related Accessories. 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: Technician for the restoration of cultural heritage - wooden carved artifacts, furnishings and wooden structures, called "RESTART" and course for Technician in the restoration of cultural assets - wooden carved artifacts, furnishings and wooden structures called "CEDRO".

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 Maestro Simone Beneforti, Restorer and Restoration Trainer for Fine Wood Artifacts. The second day was focused on carrying out exercises and practical demonstrations for the practical application of 3D technology to the restoration of fine wooden furniture and their own accessories. Participants worked on the reproduction of bronze elements from an ancient Florentine desk.

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