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ArtTours offers tours to workshops of great masters of St. Petersburg.
They will not only demonstrate their creative work but will also let you participate in the art process or will offer you master classes in a chosen field.
Among workshops offered for visiting and master class demostration are:

- Easter eggs painting
- hand-loom weaving
- sculpture (bronze, stone, wood)
- blacksmith works
- stone carving
- jewelry design
- stained glass design
- ceramics
- restoration
 



Below is an incomplete list of ArtTours workshops. Please contact ArtTours representative for detailed information about other possible workshops visits.

Transportation and interpreting services are offered for an additional charge.

 
1. Glass workshop
- duration - 1.5-2 hours
- demonstration of stained glass creation, painting on glass or porcelain, creation of tiny glass figures (by visitors' request other demonstrations can be offered, such as glass modeling)
- participation in the working process with instructions and under supervision of the master
- maximum amount of visitors - 12 guests
- minimum amount of visitors - 3 guests
- reservations should be made at least 3 days prior to the visit
   
2. Forges and Stone Carving workshops
- duration - 1.5-2 hours
- visiting two forges and observing the working process
- visiting a stone carving workshop (the same location), observing the working process and techniques
- maximum amount of visitors - 12 guests
- minimum amount of visitors - 3 guests
- reservations should be made at least 3 days prior to the visit
   
3. Jewelers workshop
- duration - 1.5-2 hours
- visiting 1 jewelry workshop accompanied by a jewelry expert
- visiting 1 jewelry salon or antique shop accompanied by a jewelry expert
- maximum amount of visitors - 10 guests
- minimum amount of visitors - 3 guests
- reservations should be made at least 7 days prior to the visit
   
4. Easter Eggs painting workshop
- duration 1.5-2 hours
- demonstration of drawing on a wooden model, applying glue and golden foil, painting, varnishing process
- participation in the working process with instructions and under supervision of the master
- maximum amount of visitors - 12 guests
- minimum amount of visitors - 3 guests
- reservations should be made at least 3 days prior to the visit
   
5. Pictorial Art workshops
- duration - 1.5-2 hours
- visiting several pictorial art workshops (quantity of places is limited only by time and location)
- demonstration by an artist his artworks
- coffee-break with an artist at his workshop
- maximum amount of visitors - 15 guests*
- minimum amount of visitors - 3 guests
- reservations should be made at least one day prior to the visit (if a visitor wants to see a certain artist we recommend to make a reservation as early as possible)
   
6. Sculpture workshops
- duration - 1.5-2 hours
- visiting one or two sculpture workshops
- demonstration by a sculptor his artworks
- coffee-break with a sculptor at his workshop
- maximum amount of visitors - 15 guests*
- minimum amount of visitors - 3 guests
- reservations should be made at least one day prior to the visit (if a visitor wants to see a certain sculptor we recommend to make a reservation as early as possible)
   
Besides workshops described above, we offer visits to artists creating matryoshkas, hand-loom textile, to restoration workshops, iconographers, mosaic artists, and to many other workshops. Please contact ArtTours representative for more information.
   
* maximum amount of participants depends on a size of a workshop
 

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