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CARVING SCHOOL Elbigenalp
TECHNICAL COLLEGE FOR CRAFTWORK
WOODCARVER, GILDER AND
SIGNWRITER

Office Schnitzschule


Schnitzschule Elbigenalp
A-6652 Elbigenalp - Hnr. 57

 

The "Carving School" is known as a technical college for craft beyond the borders of Tyrol. The pupils can choose the following training courses: gilder and signwriter, or wood sculptor.

 

 

CARVING SCHOOL Elbigenalp

Woodcarver >

Instruction:
The state acknowledgement of this school, the quality of the instruction and the general recollection for the traditional craft has made a rising amount of schoolannouncements in the last year. To get an individual and intensive instruction, only a limited amount of pupils are admitted. The suitabilities and talents are assessed by means of the entrance examination. The instruction takes four years.
Practical lessons:
The main subject of the training is carving. The figural and ornamental basis are taught. Wood isn´t the only material that is used. Materials like clay, stone and iron will not be neglected. The instruction is completed by practicle.
The following subjects:
compartment and designdrawing, composition and material-lessons, anatomy and proportions as well as art history.
Theoretical lessons:
For general education we have the subjects German, Maths, English and Geography.
Commercial lessons:
Economical education will mediate the basis for the leadership in a business.

Gilder and Signwriter

Apprenticeship:
Basic education in all areas of craft and creative craft activities in the subject painting. Center of gravity gilder and signwriter. Beside the theoretical general subjects, the following workshops subjects are taught:
Signwriter:
Scriptwriting with pen nib and paintbrush, script-manufacturing with computer, advertisement design, screen print and many more.
Gilder:
Different gildertypes, jewellery formation, mounting producing frames, etc.
Craftwork:
Marbleling and marsaring on different foundations, surface designs with comb, paintbrush, sponge and cloths, making fresco-paintings etc.
Painter-basis education:
Making painting surfaces, scraping, spatulating, painting walls with brush and roller, mixing coulors, buildups of ...

Painting, spraying paint designs:
Basic knowledge of graphic art, working out designs to print model, basics of formation, graphic designs with comuter, drawing and painting: freehand drawing methods, working with pencil colours, chalk, coal, perspective drawing, portrait and act-drawing, etc.
We are looking for: Young people, who can work with colours and shapes, people who have a talent for craftwork design, who search for an individual education in the direction of creative craftwork, who look for a comprehensive basic education in the area of creative handwork, gilder and signwriter.
Requirements for admission: Eight years of comulsory school. Oassing of the theoretical and practical admission test.
Formation possibilities after school: Master examination after one year of work, course for working - creative craftwork in Innsbruck, colour-techniques and colour design in Baden near Vienna, technical-college for graphics and design and masterclass for usablegraphic in Vienna. You can do the admission-test for the University of Arts in Vienna, Artistic and Industrial Design in Linz and in the Arts Academy in Vienna.

Elbigenalp
The center of Lechtal with the only carving school in Tyrol, birthplace of painter, copper engraver, lithographer and mountaineer Johann Anton Falger, painter Johann Anton Koch and the painter Anna Steiner Knittel. A long time ago, Elbigenalp was called "Albigen Alp" and was the centre of the Lechtal parish, which was the first time in 1312. It is worth visiting the mentioned paintings on the house walls, the Falgermuseum, the St. Martins Chapel with frescos from Anton Falger. The 850-people- village
at 1000 m above sea is situated level. This country is for everyone who
looks for relaxation

CARVING SCHOOL

Gilder and Signwriter

Lechtal

Die Fachschule für Kunsthandwerk