Ali Matteini

a life creative

June Meet the Maker 16

June 16 Workspace I work with fellow artist and jewellery maker, Monika Martellini, in a studio in the medieval centre of Santa Fiora, in Southern Tuscany. It’s light and airy, … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

mARTedì: a forest of birch

I completed “Le Betulle” in early April this year but it has taken until this week to dry completely…yellow pigment in everything from oil, ink and polymer clay is a … Continue reading

May 28, 2019 · 2 Comments

Tours Truly, Tuscany and The Printmaking Sisters

In conjunction with Anne-Maree, my friend of 20 years, we have fledged our Italo-Australian company, Tours Truly, Tuscany. We invite artists and writers from Australia to come and teach in … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative – Michelle Grant, Photographer and Designer

“My work involves drawing on lots of influences and pulling the individual strands and ideas together to create a cohesive whole.” Michelle is a fellow Australian, from Brisbane, who found … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Alessandro Landi, Nature Photographer

“Since I was little I’ve always been attracted to nature and to her beautiful and mysterious creatures…” Alessandro is born and bred Tuscan, dividing his time between his home near … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Updates from the studio in Santa Fiora

The physical studio itself has gone from this crowded and dim space in the apartment [a.k.a. The Garret] to this gloriously light-filled space, which I’ll be sharing with a couple of … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lives Creative: Beatrice Ramirez, Floral Artist

  “I love Monte Amiata. To gather inspiration in any season, I just take a walk anywhere around here.”     Beatrice owns a golden touch and an eye for design … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lives Creative: Fabrizio Borgoni, Bow Maker and Sculptor

“I come from a long line of wood artisans and have been immersed in working wood my entire life. By now it’s in my blood.” Today we visit archettaio Fabrizio, … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lunedì Poesia: Learning Italian

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
Learning Italian A taut, flighty and poetic creature the language alone is its own teacher never for a moment in full view it carries…

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

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