L'Armadillo atelier provides the opportunity to sign up for an intensive workshop that takes place over the weekend. The workshops have a monothematic topic that can cover the engraving techniques, all which you can consult on this page, as well as other artistic techniques.


The workshops are initiated once a minimum number of participants is reached. The courses can also be organized upon request by a group of at least 5 members.

Next Workshop

INKS • by Manuel Ortega

February 28-29, 2020

L'Armadillo Atelier invites you to participate in the 12-hour workshop conducted by Maestro Manuel Ortega, on the artisan preparation of inks.


This course open to all is an exceptional opportunity to learn how to make your own inks; essential knowledge for those who practice the art of engraving.



Preparation of five types of inks:

• Soot ink

• Charcoal ink

• Smoke black ink

• Ink with French Black Heavy

• Ink with French Black Light


All the inks will then be modified for direct and indirect techniques.


Friday, February 28 · 3-7pm

Saturday, February 29 · 9am-1pm and 2-6pm



€ 120 materials included + € 10 membership card

An advance of € 60 is required at the time of registration.

Limited seats


Info and registration:


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Associazione di Promozione Sociale

Via del Porcellana, 51r - 50123 Firenze

Tel. 055 0461654 - 338 7641648 - 339 7375715


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