The painting handmade in Tuscany

Tuscany is the cradle of European culture and art, it preserves unique beauties that show the greatness of human ingenuity. Tuscany also preserves ancient and particular artistic and craft traditions, which produce precious creations handmade. are bear witness to this tradition the paintings and handpainted windows, depicting beautiful natural landscapes of the Val d'Orcia and Montepulciano. They are drawn the rolling green hills, the golden wheat fields, colorful and flowery meadows, and the small white peasant dwellings. Sash windows and ordinary windows and paintings painted handmade may be in oil on canvans and oil on cardboard. the oil technique allows resistant painted over time and allows unique lighting effects. the oil colors are brighter and they preserved well with the temperature change. these paintings handpainted are special objects with which to decorate the rustic homes, to put in kitchens, in taverns and in cellars as well as in bedrooms and in living rooms. The pictures handpainted oil on canvans and oil on cardboard are placed in wooden frames of narrow windows and as long Sash windows depicting landscapes of virgin and luxuriant nature areas such as Montepulciano and Val d'Orcia. The changing colors illuminate the spaces with lively furnishing your home.

Pottery handmade in Tuscany

Tuscany is famous throughout the world for the handmade pottery production. In Tuscany and in particular in Montepulciano and Val d'Orcia there are many workshops where skilled craftsmen made handmade: elegant, colorful, precious and unique items. The pottery production has a long tradition 2000 years old and still today good craftsmen create, through the hard work and the dedication, small and large works of art. A since the time of the Etruscans in the region were produced fine ceramics, the tradition continued with the Romans. Besides the natural beauty and the gastronomic delights, in areas such as Montepulciano and Val d'Orcia, that are important historical places, you can admire the original ceramic creations handpainted. Plates, jars, clocks and cup unique. Artefacts unobtainable and valuables. There are various collections of pottery , handpainted with classic but also modern designs. Ceramic is a durable, waterproof and does not warp, so it can be multi-use, especially in the kitchen. But the artifacts so valuables are ideal as decorative items also. The manifacture is a long process that requires hard work but also a lot of creativity and precision. the first phase is the modeling to give the shape at tool: for plates, jars, clocks and cup . consequently it takes place the drying and then the baking. very often the ceramics are glazed and then fired again. the last step instead for the possible coating, that can be the engobe, the enamel and the transparent glaze.