Santons Cristine Darc et atelier «Autour de la Terre»

Barbentane - Christmas crib figures

From meets the art of the land in the heart of the village of Barbentane Santons Cristine Darc in his workshop, Cristine perpetuates Provençal tradition by performing a collection of santons and contemporary decor handcrafted a happy universe consisting of mellow figurines, buxom and the sweet colors. Simplicity clothing of these figurines of clay gives them a timeless, and the absence of paint on their faces is an open door for the imaginary their face is smooth, not painted, and each becomes free of projecting on the topics an emotion, or even a mood.In 2006 the first figurines were taking shape and already, they were necessary in an unconventional style. Christine is rich of meetings following a course in the world of computer graphics and communication, one of them led him to discover the Earth then to design his own subjects.Today she loves sleeps in the privacy of his Studio influencing by their look at his work, his creations. Workshop "around the Earth" santons & ceramics workshop "around the Earth" is a dedicated space to the Santon art and ceramics as well as the transmission of knowledge and know-how matter, land links and awakens our senses. So you are invited to discover and meet through the exhibits, 20 designers who shape with originality figurines and objects of art and decoration.Smell and touch the matter during the workshops, courses and trainings supervised on-site or in any requesting this trainer graduated, benefit structure Cristine accompanies and guide each gesture of the gurus apprentice for a day and reveals some of his trade secrets, so that each location rich of new knowledge and the production he has done.Newly installed in Barbentane, she also continued a collaboration begun three years with the town of Tarascon and the village of Baux de Provence, through its creative workshops and interventions in schools.

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Where to stay

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