Traditional and Mardi Gras Masks

Full-day course

Target Audience:

Beginners and advanced students, members of Mardi Gras clubs or traditional customs groups


This course is dedicated to traditional mask carving originating in the Austrian and Swiss alpine region, the Swabian region and the Black Forest. No fantasy or Krampus masks will be carved, solely classic models will be used to work from. After carving, the masks will be painted accordingly using acrylic or oil paint which give them their distinctive look.

Important information:

Bring along several drafts or examples of masks from photos, models or books, since this is decisiive for making quick progress and success. No Krampus or devil's masks will be created in this course. All required paint is included in the course price.

09.06.2024 - 
15.06.2024 | 
18.08.2024 - 
24.08.2024 | 
17.11.2024 - 
23.11.2024 | 
Included in the course price:
  • Booked course
  • All necessary tools
  • Certificate of completion
  • Final dinner on Friday evening (included in weekly courses)
  • Afternoon coffee / tea
  • Seminar drinks
  • Lunch menu incl. beverage buffet
  • Accompanying theory lessons (Monday - Friday)
Cost of supplies will be charged separately. You can bring along your own supplies from home if you wish.
Prices 2024:
1 week / 2 weeks combination
Week-long course full-day€ 720,– / € 1360,–
Course Times:
Sun 18.00 : Preliminary course discussion Week-long course full-day:   Mon – Fri 08.30-12.00 and 13.30-18.00 Sat 08.30-12.00 Afternoon coffee break 15.30-16.00

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