Santons Cristine Darc et atelier «Autour de la Terre»

Barbentane - Craftsman / producer

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

La Montagnette - N° 101022
Holiday rental

La Montagnette - N° 101022

Boulbon

Bright, roomy gite, quiet and well appointed, located on a 1.2-ha estate next to the St. Michel de Frigolet abbey. Covered parking. Horse livery possible. One pony available on site.Ground floor: hall /living room/ dining room, kitchenette, fireplace (1/2 a stere offered per week). 1 double…

Mas Des Limites - N° 100616
B&B

Mas Des Limites - N° 100616

Rognonas

Au coeur de la Provence, entre Avignon et les Alpilles, Luberon et Camargue, ce mas rénové du XVIIIème propose un environnement calme et reposant, avec son jardin paysager et sa piscine, les terrasses privatives de chaque chambre (avec salon de jardin confortable en teck ou en résine…

Le Terrefort - N° 160320
Holiday rental

Le Terrefort - N° 160320

Barbentane

Between Avignon and St Rémy de Provence, at the foot of the Montagnette'hills, beautiful independent renovated farmhouse on 1200 m² of closed area. Secure private swimming pool (12 x 4 - from 01st.05 to the 15th 10), relaxing spaces under the trees in the grass and in the courtyard. On the same…

The Holy Eloi
Holiday rental

The Holy Eloi

Rognonas

Terrace house with enclosed private land. DRC: living room, kitchen dining area, back kitchen. Size: 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet. Local closed for bikes. Reversible air conditioning.

Relais d'Eden
Holiday rental

Relais d'Eden

Barbentane

Situé à 5 km d'Avignon, le Relais d'Eden est un pied-à-terre idéal pour visiter la région, découvrir le charme des villages provençaux et des traditions fièrement encrées dans leur terroir. Le Relais d'Eden vous séduira par son environnement bucolique et le confort de ses aménagements.

La Maison Telma - N° 190423
Holiday rental

La Maison Telma - N° 190423

Rognonas

Only 15 minutes from Avignon and its TGV station, Maison Telma is a totally independent house with private garden and swimming pool. Véronique and Steven, the owners, who have lived around the world, invite you to share their travels through the decoration of their home. On the ground floor, the…

Mas De Rey - N° 130515
B&B

Mas De Rey - N° 130515

Rognonas

In the countryside between Avignon and St Rémy de Provence, former renewed mas with 3 rooms with independent entrance. You will like the terrace shaded by plane tree, the rose garden in front of parking lot, the swimming pool (enclosed - 10x5 m - of 10/05 in 10/09) with its fountain, without…

Zen Spirit
Holiday rental

Zen Spirit

Barbentane

Discover the Esprit Zen apartment, comfortably equipped and located in the countryside. Let yourself be seduced by our green spaces, our pool and its pool house, not to mention the warm welcome of its owners. Group home possible.

LA MONTAGNETTE - N° 290614
Holiday rental

LA MONTAGNETTE - N° 290614

Barbentane

The Mazet offers weekly or night rentals of furnished apartments and 1 guest room. Located in the heart of the Alpilles, in Barbentane in Provence halfway between Avignon, Saint Rémy,... During your stay, you can benefit from the laundry room (washing machine and dryer), common to the tenants. A…

Things to do

Mold and Cabesselle
Craftsman / producer

Mold and Cabesselle

Barbentane

Toupine and Cabesselle manufactures 100% handcrafted of Provencal products from fruits and vegetables from local agriculture

Isabelle Vavasseur
Craftsman / producer

Isabelle Vavasseur

Barbentane

Professional painter. Studio and outdoor stall on Place de l’Horloge in Avignon from March to October.

L'atelier de Kynna
Craftsman / producer

L'atelier de Kynna

Barbentane

Créatrice de bijoux entièrement faits à la main, en métal plaqué argent et cristal de Murano. Le cristal, chauffé au chalumeau, en fusion à plus de 1200°, coule directement dans la sertissure en laiton (cuivre + zinc).

Fuori Tempo
Craftsman / producer

Fuori Tempo

Rognonas

Serge Breton fabrique dans son atelier des bijoux d'inspiration médiévale d'après l'influence Violet le Duc sur l'école Parisienne au 19e siècle. Les matières travaillées sont : · Le cristal et les verres de Murano, la magie des couleurs de l'orient qui nous arrivent par ces vénitiens…

M.Daniel Sujol
Craftsman / producer

M.Daniel Sujol

Barbentane

Hand-crafted leather goods, vegetable-tanned leather, briefcases, satchels and luggage.

Earl Font de Bernard
Craftsman / producer

Earl Font de Bernard

Boulbon

Du mois de mai à octobre, nous produisons des fruits que nous vous proposons sur les marchés de producteurs du Vaucluse. Depuis cette année, en automne et au printemps, nous cultivons des légumes en agriculture biologique que vous pouvez retrouver dans les magasins d'alimentation bio de la…

Liqueur de Frigolet
Shopping gourmand

Liqueur de Frigolet

Tarascon

Liqueur produced with 30 different plants; traditional syrup.

Marcel Boyer
Craftsman / producer

Marcel Boyer

Rognonas

Manufacture of harnesses, flops, necklaces and Chin-up sarrasine fashionable handmade. Visit by appointment.

Golf Club Lou Compact
Outdoor leisure

Golf Club Lou Compact

Barbentane

Features: initiation centre, expert-level and training, organisation of training courses with disability access throughout the year. Individual and group lessons, CE bar license 3, snack bar.

Where to eat

La Garrigue
Cuisine de Provence

La Garrigue

Boulbon

The restaurant is located by the side of the road opposite the Rhône and has two terraces, one of which faces north for comfortable lunch-time service in summer. Located at the intersection of the villages of Barbentane and Boulbon.

Le Romarin
Table 13

Le Romarin

Barbentane

In the heart of the historic centre of Barbentane, between Lubéron, Alpilles and Avignon (TGV station 5 minutes away).Provencal cuisine, specialities of papetons and crumbles.