Illustration Workshop with Gianni de Conno

Gianni de Conno, one of the most eminent Italian Illustrators, proposes a workshop of illustration dedicated to poetry.  Internationally published all over the world, he received many acknowledgments: the Gold Medal of the New York Society of Illustrators, six-time Communication Arts Awards of Excellence and the Andersen Prize as year Illustrator.

The Abbadia a Rofeno is an ancient Benedictine monastery founded in 1031.  The building, restores to the ancient glory by a scrupulous conservative renovation, is located at the peak of hill near Asciano, approximately 20 km from Siena.  Around the Monastery, as far as the eye can see is an exclusive panoramic view of the “Crete”, which shows westwards thew view of the city of Siena and Val D’Oricia, southwards the prominences of Monte Amiata, eastwards Rapolano Terme and Serre di Rapolano, and northwards one after the other the hill towards Chianti.

Workshop from Saturday July 3 to Saturday July 10 (42 hours), includes residence in the Abbadia for 7 nights in a double room, with breakfast and lunch, complete cost all included: 860 Euros.

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