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CERAMIC MAZE: THE CLAYS | Vilma Bosi

250.00

09-10 Febbraio 2019

Imparare le tecniche di foggiatura e la cottura delle terre

Quando ci si avvicina al mondo della ceramica spesso si incontrano le prime difficoltà già nella fase di modellazione proprio per mancanza di competenze nelle tecniche di foggiatura dei manufatti. Gli impasti ceramici e le argille possono essere lavorati in diversi modi e in questo corso di base ci proponiamo di introdurvi ad alcune delle tecniche fondamentali come il colombino, la lastra, la stampatura e il colaggio.

La scelta del tipo di argilla da impiegare ed individuare la migliore tecnica di modellazione per la produzione delle forme sarà di basilare importanza per avere successo nel portare a termine i vostri progetti ed evitare perdite di tempo e di denaro.

Il corso non è finalizzato alla realizzazione di oggetti finiti ma si limita alla produzione in libertà di esperienze costruttive, tattili e di cottura sempre sotto la guida del docente.

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

Costo: 250.00€ Docente: Vilma Bosi Scarica il modulo d'iscrizione in formato pdf Scarica il programma in formato pdf
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DYNAMIC PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

22-23-24 February 2019

Multitechnic Course of Body and Slip Porcelain 

Inspired by the new developments of contemporary ceramics, both utilitarian and decorative, sculptural or any application that can be made of this precious material, this course is structured as a laboratory of "multiprocesses" to know and master the basic techniques of slip and body porcelain. Understanding porcelain in a practical, direct, easy and fast way will be the goal of this course. Participants will have at their disposal different techniques, some simple and other complex, with and without the use of molds, with the possibility of glazing also in single firing, with theoretical chapter dedicated in detail to all the questions regarding porcelain: drying, breakage, deformation, firing curves, etc.

THE PARTICIPANTS, BEYOND TO BRING HIS FINISHED WORKS TO HOME, WILL HAVE THE RIGHT KNOWLEDGE OF ALL THE RESOURCES IN THE FIELD OF THE PORCELAIN: ITS QUALITY OF TRANSPARENCY, RESISTANCE, REFINEMENT AND WITHOUT GOING CRAZY!

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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CERAMIC MAZE: THE GLAZES | Vilma Bosi

02-03 Marzo 2019

Imparare a lavorare con gli smalti, l'applicazione facile, la decorazione e la cottura della ceramica.

Quanta acqua si deve aggiungere nella preparazione dello smalto? Come si deve procedere per fare una buona applicazione? In questo corso vogliamo introdurvi alla smaltatura dei manufatti ceramici fornendo alcune competenze specifiche di base. Partiremo dalla conoscenza dei prodotti (Smalti, Cristalline, Colori, etc.) con le loro peculiarità, inizieremo da come si dove procedere nella loro preparazione e termineremo con la possibilità di provare le principali tecniche di smaltatura e con una guida alla cottura ceramica.

In particolare tratteremo l’applicazione per immersione, per spruzzatura con aerografo e la smaltatura a pennello con l'ausilio di particolari veicoli che consentono una migliore applicazione. Verranno presentati i passaggi necessari per ottenere effetti nei rivestimenti anche con applicazioni in più strati che saranno realizzati su supporti in argilla, già cotti, forniti dall'organizzazione: terracotta, terraglia tenera, terracotta di argilla da gres e semirefrattaria da Raku.

Ed infine saranno affrontati anche i difetti che si riscontrano nella smaltatura e a questo proposito è possibile portare eventuali lavori personali finiti sulle cui problematiche sarà possibile svolgere una interessante lezione.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

Docente: Vilma Bosi Scarica il programma in formato pdf

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JEWELRY TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO CERAMICS | Nuria Soley

13-14-15-16-17 March 2019

The main goal of this course is to learn the basics of metal work for creating ceramic jewelry, particularly porcelain. The course is essentially practical, based on experimentation with the main basic techniques of jewelry: measurements and marking, perforated internal and external, filing and polishing, firing, pickling, welding, etc. In a complementary way, some pieces of porcelain will be processed in order to practice assembly and final finishes. During the course, theoretical aspects on the characteristics and type of ceramic materials and metals will also be provided.

The workshop Will be 5 days where you will face different practical exercises such as the creation of strips, wires and plates of metal, the learning of welding with silver, perforated, polishing, sanding, realization of the pieces in porcelain designed and fired and finally, assembled with the metal parts. The materials will be provided and each student will have his work table with the necessary equipment. Everyone can take home not only their knowledge but also their finished works.

Nuria Soley Nùria Soley studied Design and Jewelry Technique at the school of Massana in Barcelona, and graduated in "Artes Aplicadas y Oficios Artísticos", especialization in ceramics. He has made several solo and group exhibitions in Spain, France and the Netherlands. Known for her conferences, master classes and courses in Europe, especially at the Disseny School, Tàrrega, Spain and with the Terre Mediterranee Association of France. For many years she has participated in the European fairs and shows dedicated to jewelery and ceramics. She has received 3 international awards dedicated to the best installation in metal and ceramics and in jewelery: 2009 First prize "Ramon Barbat i Miracle" of Crafts in Catalonge. 2008 and 2007 in the International Fair of Marratxi, First and Second prize with the best installation.

The 35-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 35 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 5 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Cost: 750.00 € Teacher: Nuria Soley Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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LA SINTERRACOTTA | Giovanni Cimatti

30-31 March 2019

Monocottura con gres a partire da 1050 gradi

Una buona ceramica si distingue non solo per come è rivestita e la sua intrinseca arte ma sopratutto per il suo corpo che è forte e compatto quando è realizzata in gres. Oggi è possibile utilizzare un innovativo gres bianco, anche senza raggiungere la faticosa e costosa alta temperatura, ed avere la sinterizzazione di questa argilla in tutti i tipi di forni per ceramica.

Durante il corso faremo anche esperienza di come sia possibile ridurre ulteriormente i costi facendo una cottura unica di argilla e smalti che viene infatti definita monocottura. Useremo un'argilla plastica che rende facile modellare qualsiasi tipo di forma e particolari medium per l'applicazione a pennello di rivestimenti che saranno campiti anche con l'impiego di maschere adesive. Sara possibile infine anche applicare, in seconda cottura a 900 gradi, un simpatico e innovativo smalto oro.

Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 e termina alle ore 17:00 del sabato e inizia alle ore 9:00 e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

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DYNAMIC PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

12-13-14 April 2019

Multitechnic Course of Body and Slip Porcelain 

Inspired by the new developments of contemporary ceramics, both utilitarian and decorative, sculptural or any application that can be made of this precious material, this course is structured as a laboratory of "multiprocesses" to know and master the basic techniques of slip and body porcelain. Understanding porcelain in a practical, direct, easy and fast way will be the goal of this course. Participants will have at their disposal different techniques, some simple and other complex, with and without the use of molds, with the possibility of glazing also in single firing, with theoretical chapter dedicated in detail to all the questions regarding porcelain: drying, breakage, deformation, firing curves, etc.

THE PARTICIPANTS, BEYOND TO BRING HIS FINISHED WORKS TO HOME, WILL HAVE THE RIGHT KNOWLEDGE OF ALL THE RESOURCES IN THE FIELD OF THE PORCELAIN: ITS QUALITY OF TRANSPARENCY, RESISTANCE, REFINEMENT AND WITHOUT GOING CRAZY!

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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IMMEDIATE TRANSPARENCIES | Martha Pachon

11-12 May 2019

Liquid porcelain without use of the mold and in sigle firing

Transparency is one of the most important qualities of porcelain and usually requires a prolonged, precise and very accurate processing to obtain a piece of fine beauty highlighted by the translucency of the light. This course allows you to develop two simple and immediate techniques that will facilitate and strengthen creativity to develop many projects without the use of large resources and experience in the field of porcelain.

We will use the slip porcelain without the use of molds and single-firing and the two techniques, one for objects with organic shapes and another for objects with geometric shapes and more precise.

The 14-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 14 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 2 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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PIT FIRE | Giovanni Cimatti

25-26 Maggio 2019

La ceramica affrontata a meta tra primitivo e contemporaneità per indagare nuovi stadi della postmodernità dove non è solo l'opera al centro ma sopratutto il modo con cui la si ottiene. Applicheremo terre sigillate per ottenere superfici lucide da sola argilla senza levigatura e cristalline inattese in questa tecnica.

Arriveranno, dopo la seconda cottura a legna, lagune di nerofumo su fondi bianchi, lustri di rosso rame in riduzione e cavilli anneriti a zona.

Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 e termina alle ore 17:00 del sabato e inizia alle ore 9:00 e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

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FROM MOULDS TO THE MAGIC SPONGES | Lynn Frydman Kuhn

450.00

15-16-17 June 2019

In this course you will learn how to make one piece plaster moulds for porcelain slip. You will begin by creating a personalized shape. Then we will go though the steps of constructing the mould and preparing the plaster to pour over your unique shape. You will discover the possibilities of the slip casting technique to be able to produce series of porcelain work easily and efficiently. Exploring atypical processes of slip casting via the “Spongeware” technique will also be part of this workshop that encourages personal development and experimentation.

The goal of this workshop is to give the participants the technical knowledge and practical experience to confidently make one-piece moulds and slip cast porcelain.

Lynn Frydman Kuhn Lyn Frydman Kuhn, Swiss - American, graduated in Ceramic Design at the CEPV "Center d'ensignure professionel de Vevey" has completed studies at the CERCCO Center for Experimentation and Realization in Céramique Contemporaine in Geneva and at the Ann Arbor University of Michigan by purchasing the Bachelor of Science in natural resources. She has a great experience in the didactic and creative field, member of the IAC International Academy of Ceramics, founder of the "Ateliers Récréatifs" summer art program and director and educator of the "Ceramuse" studio in Switzerland. He has participated in many international exhibitions and artistic residences, among them; FuLe International, Fuping, China and the Korea Ceramic Foundation's international residence program.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Saturday and Sunday from 9.00 to 16.00 on Monday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Teacher: Lynn Frydman Kuhn Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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CONTEMPORARY SLIP CASTING TECHNIQUES AND DECORATION | Lynn Frydman Kuhn

480.00

21-22-23 June 2019

In this course you will learn to slip cast porcelain and to decorate the pieces using five different techniques that will help you to develop or enlarge your own artistic language. These techniques will inspire you to create endless series of original work that can be easily repeated in your own studio. Exploring atypical processes of slip casting via the “Spongeware” technique will also be part of this workshop that encourages personal development and experimentation.

The goal of this workshop is to give the participants the technical knowledge and practical experience to confidently slip cast and decorate porcelain.

Materials for each participants 2 small plaster cup moulds, porcelain casting slip, engobes (blue, red, green, black, yellow), high temp industrial pigments (blue, red, green, black, yellow)

Lynn Frydman Kuhn Lyn Frydman Kuhn, Swiss - American, graduated in Ceramic Design at the CEPV "Center d'ensignure professionel de Vevey" has completed studies at the CERCCO Center for Experimentation and Realization in Céramique Contemporaine in Geneva and at the Ann Arbor University of Michigan by purchasing the Bachelor of Science in natural resources. She has a great experience in the didactic and creative field, member of the IAC International Academy of Ceramics, founder of the "Ateliers Récréatifs" summer art program and director and educator of the "Ceramuse" studio in Switzerland. He has participated in many international exhibitions and artistic residences, among them; FuLe International, Fuping, China and the Korea Ceramic Foundation's international residence program.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Teacher: Lynn Frydman Kuhn Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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MAKING MOLDS FOR CERAMICS | Paolo Iori

490.00

21-22-23 June 2019

To reproduce a shape for large or small productions, but also to create unique objects starting from a mold for collecting or to print by hand, simplifying the manufacturing processes; is the dream of many potters. The artist and teacher Paolo Iori will present in an effective, simple and creative form a program for the production of multi-part molds for casting and pressure molding. It will appear from the idea and from a personal project to develop a model that will be analyzed in order to later realize the own mold.

Paolo Iori Paolo Iori was trained in Sesto Fiorentino with the masters Bruschi and Gigli, who gave them the opportunity to learn precise and elaborate forming techniques, for the manufacture of plaster models and molds. In parallel Iori develops his personal artistic path, which began in London and continued with exhibitions in Japan, Belgium and Italy. He currently works in Belgium and works with artists, art schools for training courses, and designers for creating prototypes on very specific projects. Among them, the "École supérieur des arts visuels" of the Cambre in Brussels, the Academie Royale des beaux arts in Brussels, and the "Center culturelle" in Andenne, "Keramis" at the Louviere.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Teacher:  Paolo Iori Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish Download the CV of Paolo Iori Download the full program in pdf

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COLOURS AND BLACK & WHITE NAKED RAKU | Simcha Even-Chen

670.00

03-04-05-06-07 July 2019

The Colours and Black & White Naked Raku workshop will focus on slab-building of different shapes followed by surface treatment such as burnishing and terra sigillata. We will emphasis on graphic design on the bisque fired pieces. During the workshop will lean to plan and execute graphic design on the works surface with masking tape, slip, glaze and then Raku fire.

Simcha Even-Chen Simche Even-Chen, a recognized Israeli sculptor, is a member of the IAC International Academy of Ceramics. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the Hebrew University Medical School in Jerusalem. After his PhD in Human Microbiology, he develops a career of research and great successes with his sculptural work of Naked Raku in a modern key. She has been present as a guest artist in personal exhibitions, conferences and symposiums, among them at the Ceramic Contest de Valladolid, Spain: at the Cavin-Morris Gallery in New York, in the Altech Ceramics Triennial of Cape Town, South Africa and at the China Kaolin Grand Prix de Jingdezhen , China. Her works are part of the museum collections such as the Keramikmuseum Westerwal de Hohr-Grenzhausen, the MIC of Faenza, Italy, the Shenhou International Art Museum of Henan, China, Teh American Ceramic Museum of Pomona, CA and the Ceramics Museum of L ' Alcora, Spain.

The 35-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 35 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 5 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Teacher: Simcha Even-Chen Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon

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FULL IMMERSION IN THE MULTICOLORED PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

12-13-14 July 2019

From Jasper to Nerikomi

One of the finest qualities of porcelain is its sensuality to the touch, plus the surface can be enriched with vibrant colors or sharp contrasts of black and white. There are ancient and complex techniques of the "Neriage" family which, with a modern twist, allow to express, through many aesthetic solutions, from a jewel, a vase, a sculpture, an object, to a complex installation. Among the constructive techniques of colored body porcelain, by hand and with mold will be the contemporary revisiting of: L'Agata, Jasper, Zebra, Nerikomi, Mosaico with composite tiles and Mishima.

To take full advantage of the potential of these techniques, all the possible exercises will be carried out to get to know their strength and refinement. In addition, the realization of all the techniques will be followed by the tricks to avoid problems, breakages or deformations, reaching the maximum of beauty in the colors.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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CERAMIC MAZE: THE GLAZES | Vilma Bosi

26-27 October 2019

Imparare a lavorare con gli smalti, l'applicazione facile, la decorazione e la cottura della ceramica.

Quanta acqua si deve aggiungere nella preparazione dello smalto? Come si deve procedere per fare una buona applicazione? In questo corso vogliamo introdurvi alla smaltatura dei manufatti ceramici fornendo alcune competenze specifiche di base. Partiremo dalla conoscenza dei prodotti (Smalti, Cristalline, Colori, etc.) con le loro peculiarità, inizieremo da come si dove procedere nella loro preparazione e termineremo con la possibilità di provare le principali tecniche di smaltatura e con una guida alla cottura ceramica.

In particolare tratteremo l’applicazione per immersione, per spruzzatura con aerografo e la smaltatura a pennello con l'ausilio di particolari veicoli che consentono una migliore applicazione. Verranno presentati i passaggi necessari per ottenere effetti nei rivestimenti anche con applicazioni in più strati che saranno realizzati su supporti in argilla, già cotti, forniti dall'organizzazione: terracotta, terraglia tenera, terracotta di argilla da gres e semirefrattaria da Raku.

Ed infine saranno affrontati anche i difetti che si riscontrano nella smaltatura e a questo proposito è possibile portare eventuali lavori personali finiti sulle cui problematiche sarà possibile svolgere una interessante lezione.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

Docente: Vilma Bosi Scarica il programma in formato pdf

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FULL IMMERSION IN THE MULTICOLORED PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

350.00

08-09-10 November 2019

From Jasper to Nerikomi

One of the finest qualities of porcelain is its sensuality to the touch, plus the surface can be enriched with vibrant colors or sharp contrasts of black and white. There are ancient and complex techniques of the "Neriage" family which, with a modern twist, allow to express, through many aesthetic solutions, from a jewel, a vase, a sculpture, an object, to a complex installation. Among the constructive techniques of colored body porcelain, by hand and with mold will be the contemporary revisiting of: L'Agata, Jasper, Zebra, Nerikomi, Mosaico with composite tiles and Mishima.

To take full advantage of the potential of these techniques, all the possible exercises will be carried out to get to know their strength and refinement. In addition, the realization of all the techniques will be followed by the tricks to avoid problems, breakages or deformations, reaching the maximum of beauty in the colors.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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THE NEW CRYSTALLINE GLAZES | José Maria Mariscal

450.00

16-17-18 November 2019

Complete theoretical and practical course on the formulation and application of basic glazes and the processes to create the own glazes with crystals. The program of the Crystal Glazes of the expert José Maria Mariscal provides the formulations of glazes and frits best suited to the cristals, the theory on crystallizations, temperatures, applications and methods of firing, reduction and post-reduction, treatments with acids and the formulation for red backgrounds.

José Maria Mariscal José Maria Mariscal, borns in the ceramics citty La Bisbal d'Empordà, Spain is the son of a potter. After a long experience as a jiggerman, he opened his potter studio in 2003 and experimented with engobes, raku, copper and crystal glazs and collaborated with artists Peter Ilsey and Manolo Sierra. He has participated in various fairs, masterclasses and symposiums in the United States, Europe, Israel and Australia.

I find the perfection of crystalline glazes with the perfect amount of crystalls between the backround and the surface. My forms are classic and conservative and I have the ability to control the placement of the crystalls in the surface. I can’t stop to research in Crystalline glazes and I Love to experiment this technique in my gaz kiln. Now I am working in reduction in crystalline glazes and the most important: developping crystalls in reduction and my first attempts gives me very exiting results.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Saturday and Sunday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Monday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Teacher: José Maria Mariscal Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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THE NEW CRYSTALLINE GLAZES | José Maria Mariscal

22-23-24 November 2019

Complete theoretical and practical course on the formulation and application of basic glazes and the processes to create the own glazes with crystals. The program of the Crystal Glazes of the expert José Maria Mariscal provides the formulations of glazes and frits best suited to the cristals, the theory on crystallizations, temperatures, applications and methods of firing, reduction and post-reduction, treatments with acids and the formulation for red backgrounds.

José Maria Mariscal José Maria Mariscal, borns in the ceramics citty La Bisbal d'Empordà, Spain is the son of a potter. After a long experience as a jiggerman, he opened his potter studio in 2003 and experimented with engobes, raku, copper and crystal glazs and collaborated with artists Peter Ilsey and Manolo Sierra. He has participated in various fairs, masterclasses and symposiums in the United States, Europe, Israel and Australia.

I find the perfection of crystalline glazes with the perfect amount of crystalls between the backround and the surface. My forms are classic and conservative and I have the ability to control the placement of the crystalls in the surface. I can’t stop to research in Crystalline glazes and I Love to experiment this technique in my gaz kiln. Now I am working in reduction in crystalline glazes and the most important: developping crystalls in reduction and my first attempts gives me very exiting results.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Teacher: José Maria Mariscal Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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DYNAMIC PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

21-22-23 February 2020

Multitechnic Course of Body and Slip Porcelain 

Inspired by the new developments of contemporary ceramics, both utilitarian and decorative, sculptural or any application that can be made of this precious material, this workshop is structured as a laboratory of "multiprocesses" to know and master the basic techniques of slip and body porcelain. Understanding porcelain in a practical, direct, easy and fast way will be the goal of this course. Participants will have at their disposal different techniques, some simple and other complex, with and without the use of molds, with the possibility of glazing also in single firing, with theoretical chapter dedicated in detail to all the questions regarding porcelain: drying, breakage, deformation, firing curves, etc.

THE PARTICIPANTS, BEYOND TO BRING HIS FINISHED WORKS TO HOME, WILL HAVE THE RIGHT KNOWLEDGE OF ALL THE RESOURCES IN THE FIELD OF THE PORCELAIN: ITS QUALITY OF TRANSPARENCY, RESISTANCE, REFINEMENT AND WITHOUT GOING CRAZY!

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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CREATIVE MONOTYPE AND CALCOGRAPHY FOR CERAMICS | Rachèle Rivière

13-14-15 March 2020

This course offers an audience, already in possession of ceramic knowledge, to bring a creative graphic dimension to its pieces. Understanding the direct and indirect printing process will be the main objective. During these 3 days the techniques tackled will be the Monotypes and monochromatic decorations with coloured engobes and metal oxides, Reliefs and Chalcographic prints through linoleum and rhodoids, and the Transfer of photographs with arabic glue. For each of the techniques discussed, there will be a demonstration accompanied by a theoretical chapter. At the end of this course, everyone will be able to bring their own graphic creativity to the clay uses in their studio, with inexpensive tools using little space. A theoretical print support with recipes and bibliography will be given to each participant.

Rachèle Rivière Lives and works in the south of France. Ceramist & visual artist Internationally renowned , since 2002 she has been conducting a plastic research centered on memory. Known for her work on ceramic prints, she uses processes from the fields of engraving and photography to develop sculptures, installations or artists books. She has been selected and awarded in many international ceramic biennales.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop 

Teacher: Rachèle Rivière Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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THE PORCELAIN PEARL | Martha Pachon

350.00

03-04-05 April 2020

Workshop to learn how to make porcelain pearls.

A complex and complete course to make the artist independent of creating large and small series of pearls for jewelery in various shapes, sizes and decorations.

Creation of porcelain pearls starting from a mold, tests of slip and body porcelain with the molds, construction with the techniques of Agata and Mosaic with pigmented body porcelain, construction of supports for decorating and firing the pearls. Brush decoration using pigments and medium. Decoration with glazing immersion with different types of glazes. Use of single firing and bi-firing.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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THE PEARL, FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END | Martha Pachon and Florio Bedeschi

26-27-28 June 2020

A complex and complete course to make the artist independent of creating large and small series of pearls for jewelery in various shapes, sizes and decorations. Making of molds, testing of slip and body porcelain, firing and decoration. The italian mold expert Florio Bedeschi, will be in charge of the first part of the course for the execution of complex but practical molds for pearls of different shapes and sizes.

A second part related to the use of the mold with the slip and body porcelain, how to firing and diferent kinds of decoration, will be with Martha Pachón Rodríguez.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teachers: Martha Pachon and Florio Bedeschi Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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IMMEDIATE TRANSPARENCIES | Martha Pachon

05-06 September 2020

Liquid porcelain without use of the mold and in sigle firing

Transparency is one of the most important qualities of porcelain and usually requires a prolonged, precise and very accurate processing to obtain a piece of fine beauty highlighted by the translucency of the light. This course allows you to develop two simple and immediate techniques that will facilitate and strengthen creativity to develop many projects without the use of large resources and experience in the field of porcelain.

We will use the slip porcelain without the use of molds and single-firing and the two techniques, one for objects with organic shapes and another for objects with geometric shapes and more precise.

The 14-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 14 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 2 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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WELFTS AND FILAMENTS | Alberto Bustos

14-15-16 September 2020

The main objective of this workshop is to model the clay directly with our hands, without machinery or tools. Only then, we could directly convey our feelings to the clay. With the "launch" technique Alberto Bustos will make sheets and filaments of different kinds. Moreover, he will introduce his particular use and application of coloured pigments and glazes. The purpose of the course goes beyond sculpture, even objects of use or decoration are part of the production of these three days.

Alberto Bustos Alberto Bustos' work is brought to the limit of what the earth can bear. Pure sculptor, who does not use mechanical means, who loves to make his mark. Alberto Bustos has developed a fertile career in the artistic and pedagogical field. Present in various congresses, residences and international exhibitions.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on monday and tuesday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on wednesday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop 

Teacher: Alberto Bustos Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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WELFTS AND FILAMENTS | Alberto Bustos

18-19-20 September 2020

The main objective of this workshop is to model the clay directly with our hands, without machinery or tools. Only then, we could directly convey our feelings to the clay. With the "launch" technique Alberto Bustos will make sheets and filaments of different kinds. Moreover, he will introduce his particular use and application of coloured pigments and glazes. The purpose of the course goes beyond sculpture, even objects of use or decoration are part of the production of these three days.

Alberto Bustos Alberto Bustos' work is brought to the limit of what the earth can bear. Pure sculptor, who does not use mechanical means, who loves to make his mark. Alberto Bustos has developed a fertile career in the artistic and pedagogical field. Present in various congresses, residences and international exhibitions.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop 

Teacher: Alberto Bustos Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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PAPER GLAZE, LO SMALTO FELICE | Giovanni Cimatti

Dopo la rivoluzione della tecnica Paper Clay si può intuire che la strada è aperta a nuove contaminazioni.

Giovanni Cimatti ha fatto una ricerca basata sulla possibilità di inserire fibre all'interno di rivestimenti vetrosi e questo è il primo risultato del quale vuole farvi partecipi.

Si tratta di smalto contenente fibre di carta e per questo si possono fare applicazioni a forte rilievo; in questo caso solo con composizioni di vetri ad elevata viscosità. La tecnica è aperta a continui sviluppi e a diverse temperature. Durante il corso verranno fatte esperienze di applicazione di una formula già sviluppata che sarà possibile colorare e applicare su supporti semplici che verranno realizzati la mattina del sabato e che essiccheranno durante la pausa pranzo.

Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 e termina alle ore 17:00 del sabato e inizia alle ore 9:00 e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

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CERAMIC MAZE: THE GLAZES | Vilma Bosi

03-04 October 2020

Imparare a lavorare con gli smalti, l'applicazione facile, la decorazione e la cottura della ceramica.

Quanta acqua si deve aggiungere nella preparazione dello smalto? Come si deve procedere per fare una buona applicazione? In questo corso vogliamo introdurvi alla smaltatura dei manufatti ceramici fornendo alcune competenze specifiche di base. Partiremo dalla conoscenza dei prodotti (Smalti, Cristalline, Colori, etc.) con le loro peculiarità, inizieremo da come si dove procedere nella loro preparazione e termineremo con la possibilità di provare le principali tecniche di smaltatura e con una guida alla cottura ceramica.

In particolare tratteremo l’applicazione per immersione, per spruzzatura con aerografo e la smaltatura a pennello con l'ausilio di particolari veicoli che consentono una migliore applicazione. Verranno presentati i passaggi necessari per ottenere effetti nei rivestimenti anche con applicazioni in più strati che saranno realizzati su supporti in argilla, già cotti, forniti dall'organizzazione: terracotta, terraglia tenera, terracotta di argilla da gres e semirefrattaria da Raku.

Ed infine saranno affrontati anche i difetti che si riscontrano nella smaltatura e a questo proposito è possibile portare eventuali lavori personali finiti sulle cui problematiche sarà possibile svolgere una interessante lezione.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

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MAKING MOLDS FOR CERAMICS | Paolo Iori

07-08-09-10-11 October 2020

To reproduce a shape for large or small productions, but also to create unique objects starting from a mold for collecting or to print by hand, simplifying the manufacturing processes; is the dream of many potters. The artist and teacher Paolo Iori will present in an effective, simple and creative form a program for the production of multi-part molds for casting and pressure molding. It will appear from the idea and from a personal project to develop a model that will be analyzed in order to later realize the own mold.

Paolo Iori Paolo Iori was trained in Sesto Fiorentino with the masters Bruschi and Gigli, who gave them the opportunity to learn precise and elaborate forming techniques, for the manufacture of plaster models and molds. In parallel Iori develops his personal artistic path, which began in London and continued with exhibitions in Japan, Belgium and Italy. He currently works in Belgium and works with artists, art schools for training courses, and designers for creating prototypes on very specific projects. Among them, the "École supérieur des arts visuels" of the Cambre in Brussels, the Academie Royale des beaux arts in Brussels, and the "Center culturelle" in Andenne, "Keramis" at the Louviere.

The 35-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 35 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 5 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop Teacher:  Paolo Iori Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish Download the CV of Paolo Iori Download the full program in pdf

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PIT FIRE | Giovanni Cimatti

17-18 October 2020

La ceramica affrontata a meta tra primitivo e contemporaneità per indagare nuovi stadi della postmodernità dove non è solo l'opera al centro ma sopratutto il modo con cui la si ottiene. Applicheremo terre sigillate per ottenere superfici lucide da sola argilla senza levigatura e cristalline inattese in questa tecnica.

Arriveranno, dopo la seconda cottura a legna, lagune di nerofumo su fondi bianchi, lustri di rosso rame in riduzione e cavilli anneriti a zona.

Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 e termina alle ore 17:00 del sabato e inizia alle ore 9:00 e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

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DYNAMIC PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

23-24-25 October 2020

Multitechnic Course of Body and Slip Porcelain 

Inspired by the new developments of contemporary ceramics, both utilitarian and decorative, sculptural or any application that can be made of this precious material, this workshop is structured as a laboratory of "multiprocesses" to know and master the basic techniques of slip and body porcelain. Understanding porcelain in a practical, direct, easy and fast way will be the goal of this course. Participants will have at their disposal different techniques, some simple and other complex, with and without the use of molds, with the possibility of glazing also in single firing, with theoretical chapter dedicated in detail to all the questions regarding porcelain: drying, breakage, deformation, firing curves, etc.

THE PARTICIPANTS, BEYOND TO BRING HIS FINISHED WORKS TO HOME, WILL HAVE THE RIGHT KNOWLEDGE OF ALL THE RESOURCES IN THE FIELD OF THE PORCELAIN: ITS QUALITY OF TRANSPARENCY, RESISTANCE, REFINEMENT AND WITHOUT GOING CRAZY!

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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CERAMIC MAZE: THE GLAZES | Vilma Bosi

20-21 Luglio 2019

Imparare a lavorare con gli smalti, l'applicazione facile, la decorazione e la cottura della ceramica.

Quanta acqua si deve aggiungere nella preparazione dello smalto? Come si deve procedere per fare una buona applicazione? In questo corso vogliamo introdurvi alla smaltatura dei manufatti ceramici fornendo alcune competenze specifiche di base. Partiremo dalla conoscenza dei prodotti (Smalti, Cristalline, Colori, etc.) con le loro peculiarità, inizieremo da come si dove procedere nella loro preparazione e termineremo con la possibilità di provare le principali tecniche di smaltatura e con una guida alla cottura ceramica.

In particolare tratteremo l’applicazione per immersione, per spruzzatura con aerografo e la smaltatura a pennello con l'ausilio di particolari veicoli che consentono una migliore applicazione. Verranno presentati i passaggi necessari per ottenere effetti nei rivestimenti anche con applicazioni in più strati che saranno realizzati su supporti in argilla, già cotti, forniti dall'organizzazione: terracotta, terraglia tenera, terracotta di argilla da gres e semirefrattaria da Raku.

Ed infine saranno affrontati anche i difetti che si riscontrano nella smaltatura e a questo proposito è possibile portare eventuali lavori personali finiti sulle cui problematiche sarà possibile svolgere una interessante lezione.

Compreso nel corso:

14 ore di docenza | i materiali necessari allo svolgimento del corso | le cotture | nr. 2 pasti brunch (colazione e pranzo) | una scatola omaggio (con campionatura dei materiali utilizzati durante il corso)

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THE PEARL, FROM THE BEGINNING TO THE END | Martha Pachon

6-7-8 September 2019

A complex and complete course to make the artist independent of creating large and small series of pearls for jewelery in various shapes, sizes and decorations. Making of molds, testing of slip and body porcelain, firing and decoration. The italian mold expert Florio Bedeschi, will be in charge of the first part of the course for the execution of complex but practical molds for pearls of different shapes and sizes.

A second part related to the use of the mold with the slip and body porcelain, how to firing and diferent kinds of decoration, will be with Martha Pachón Rodríguez.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teachers: Martha Pachon and Florio Bedeschi  Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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THE FLUIDITY OF PORCELAIN | Simcha Even-Chen

11-12-13 October 2019

The recent conceptual, formal and technical research of Simcha Even-Chen is based on the control of porcelain deformation and use of colour. The course will focus on the construction of slabs with "paper porcelain" clays, followed by surface treatments with coloured glass coatings. We will focus on the preparation of materials, coloured glazes and the particular Simcha construction and firing.

Simcha Even-Chen Simche Even-Chen, a recognized Israeli sculptor, is a member of the IAC International Academy of Ceramics. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the Hebrew University Medical School in Jerusalem. After his PhD in Human Microbiology, he develops a career of research and great successes with his sculptural work of Naked Raku in a modern key. She has been present as an guest artist in personal exhibitions, conferences and symposiums, among them at the Ceramic Contest de Valladolid, Spain: at the Cavin-Morris Gallery in New York, in the Altech Ceramics Triennial of Cape Town, South Africa and at the China Kaolin Grand Prix de Jingdezhen , China. Her works are part of the museum collections such as the Keramikmuseum Westerwal de Hohr-Grenzhausen, the MIC de Faenza, Italy, the Shenhou International Art Museum of Henan, China, Teh American Ceramic Museum of Pomona, CA and the Ceramics Museum of L ' Alcora, Spain.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost: 20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop | invitation to the solo show of Simcha Even-Chen

Teacher: Simcha Even-Chen Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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THE MAGIC OF COLORS IN TRANSLUCENT PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

350.00

18-19-20 October 2019

Transparency is one of the most important qualities of porcelain and usually requires a prolonged, precise and very accurate processing to obtain a piece of exquisite beauty highlighted by translucency. The evocative techniques presented in this course will have an important role in the creative process for those who want to build and draw with the light and color in porcelain.

We will use the slip porcelain with and without the use of molds. And above all, the participants will be able to dominate the most important aspects of the porcelain of great thinness: the drying, the impediment of the deformation and the firing.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Included in the Workshop cost:

20 hours of teaching | all the necessary materials | firings | nr. 3 brunch lunch | a box with the samples of the materials used during the workshop

Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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Silk-screen printing Workshop

12, 13 and 14 May 2017

Questo corso ha lo scopo di fornire le conoscenze necessarie per creare le proprie decalcomanie vetrificabili e stamparle su diversi supporti ceramici o vetrosi. Inoltre attraverso la stampa grafica su ceramica, il corsista sarà introdotto a un campo poco esplorato, il vincolo dell’immagine ceramica con la lettura virtuale incorporando i codici QR. Questi codici offrono l’opportunità di reindirizzare la ceramica sul concetto di un progetto web (un blog, una pagina, una libreria virtuale, un videogioco, ecc.)Il corsista sarà introdotto nella pratica della elaborazione di una matrice, l’incisione in seta, la pulizia e il recupero dei telai, l’applicazione delle decalcomanie, l’uso di diversi supporti, la preparazione degli smalti e delle cotture. Sarà inoltre in grado di installare il proprio laboratorio di serigrafia con i più bassi costi possibili di attrezzature e risparmio dello spazio.

BIOGRAFIA SILVIA BARRIOS

Artista e ricercatrice nata in Argentina. Si è specializzata nel campo dei nuovi media e delle tecnologie interattive applicate sulle arti del fuoco.Il suo tema di interesse attuale la “Ceramica Intelligente” deriva degli incontri fra la Serigrafia Ceramica e i processi creativi dei multimedia incentrati sulla bio-arte, l’elettronica, l’intelligenza artificiale e le arti digitali unitamente alle culture popolari sudamericane.Silvia Barrios è stata invitata con i suoi laboratori e istallazioni alla Biennale della Havana, la Biennale di SaoPaulo, e la Biennale di Mercosur, Buenos Aires. Ha realizzato diversi progetti internazionali, e ha esposto indiversi nazioni, fra loro, Cina, Italia, Spagna, Portogallo, Cuba, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador e Perù.

Programma: Lezioni pratiche e teoriche finalizzate allo sviluppo della impressione di una immagine fotografica su un sopporto ceramico terroso o vitreo, crudo, biscottato o smaltato e anche sul vetro. Elaborazione della matrice, trattamento della seta per l’incisione. Pulizia e recupero dei telai. Applicazione delle decalcomanie. Uso dei diversi supporti: terracotta, terraglia, gres, porcellana, vetro. Preparazione degli smalti per serigrafia. Cotture a diversi ambienti. Come istallare il proprio laboratorio di serigrafia. Introduzione del codice QR alla serigrafia. Conferenza audiovisiva – Riassunto del processo per consolidare le conoscenze – Test e valutazione dei risultati Riflessioni sulla introduzione dei codici multi mediatici e la progettazione sul campo della ceramica contemporanea – Panorama dei progetti innovatori della ceramica nel campo della elettronica, intelligenza artificiale, bioscienza e robotica. Conclusioni con una mostra di un progetto artistico di gruppo dei corsisti.

Le forme saranno realizzate seguendo le indicazioni del docente, saranno cotte e consegnate entro i tempi del corso stesso. Il corso di 20 ore dura dalle ore 9.00 alle ore 17:00 del venerdì, dalle 9.00 alle ore 17:00 del sabato e dalle ore 9:00 alle ore 16.00 della domenica. Docente: Silvia Barrios
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Prehistoric firings

18 and 19 November 2017

Per chi ama i modi naturali e vede nella ceramica le varietà espressive che questi possono dare. Porterete tre forme essiccate (non cotte) di misura massima singola cm 20 (altezza) x 10 x 10 a spessore max mm7 realizzate in argille bianche da Raku. Le superfici delle forme potranno essere levigate a pressione ma non ingobbiate. Faremo esperienza di applicazione di argille su argille, di smalti in monocottura e di fiammature con cottura a legna che con la sua casualità ci mostrerà giochi infiniti di trasparenze, neri e lustri.

Programma: applicazione sulle vostre forme secche di ingobbi del genere Terra Sigillata, sali metallici, vernici e smalti – cottura notturna a biscotto – allestimento del fuoco e inserimento delle forme – cottura a legna – estrazione delle forme a mezza e fine cottura – lezioni di tecnologia a domanda.

Le forme saranno realizzate seguendo le indicazioni del docente, saranno cotte e consegnate entro i tempi del corso stesso. Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 del sabato e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica. Docente: Maestro Giovanni Cimatti
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Jewelery in Porcelain

11-12 November 2017

Corso di costruzione di gioielli con le tecniche antiche asiatiche multicolore fino alla sua presentazione finale. Sviluppo ed approfondimento delle tecniche della famiglia del “Neriage” e applicazione in un progetto definitivo per un gioiello. Metodi per preparare gli impasti colorati, processi delle tecniche con metodi di conformazione a stampo, essiccamento, cotture, correzioni di crepe, rotture e deformazione. Montaggio delle diverse alternative e materiali di uso facile e immediato. Agli allievi verranno fornite le parti metalliche e in argento per montare un gioiello completo.

PROGRAMMA: Lezioni totalmente pratiche con un capitolo teorico per tecnologia – riparazione della porcellana ad impasto e barbotine colorate, ricetta e percentuali – creazione dei motivi organici, geometrici o astratti direttamente nello impasto traverso: -Metodi di composizione a blocco, rotolo e forme colorate dell’Arcobaleno – Metodi di costruzione de tasselli composti,uso delle barbotine colorate – Come applicare su stampi evitando crepe e deformazioni – Rifinizione e correzioni dopo cottura biscotto – Metodi di “estivazione” dei pezzi per cottura di alta. Particolarità per evitare deformazioni e rotture -Rifinizione e correzioni dopo ultima cottura.

Cottura (il sabato sera): biscotto, solo dei pezzi realizzati il medesimo giorno ed essiccati, sabato cottura de alta 1250°C, quelli della domenica non saranno cotti, ma è sufficiente per capire la tecnica. Nota: i materiali utilizzati per infornare i pezzi sono soltanto per dimostrazione e cottura Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 del sabato e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica. Docente: Martha Pachon
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Ceramic maze: the clays

27 and 28 January 2018

la scelta, le superfici e la cottura delle terre

Fare ceramica è una delle arti più affascinanti, ma occorre avere ben chiare alcune regole e metodologie perchè l’autodidattica è un approccio possibile, ma si può perdere tempo e danaro.

La scelta del tipo di argilla da impiegare nella produzione delle forme è di basilareimportanza e da questa dipendono tutte le altre come la foggiatura, gli smalti e la temperatura ottimale di cottura. Si può scegliere a monte quale metodologia impiegare, ma questo non toglie che la conoscenza delle argille e quindi il loro carattere è assolutamente fondamentale.

Durante il corso avrete l’opportunità di toccare una vasta gamma di argille da cui poter far discendere le vostre scelte future. Il corso si limita quindi alla produzione in libertà di esperienze costruttive, tattili e di cottura sempre sotto la guida del docente.

PROGRAMMA: esercizi personali con vari tipi di argilla con e senza inerti sia per bassa che alta temperatura a colombino, lastra e a stampo – finiture possibili durante le varie fasi di asciugatura – ritiri e plasticità – la deformazione delle forme e il suo controllo – Cottura di alcune esperienze a bassa ad alta temperatura. Lezioni di tecnologia ceramica -dimostrazione di foggiatura a colaggio.

Le forme saranno realizzate seguendo le indicazioni del docente, saranno cotte e consegnate entro i tempi del corso stesso. Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 del sabato e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica. Docente: Maestro Giovanni Cimatti
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A sea of melted glass

3 - 4 february 2018

A Faenza, sul finire degli anni 60′, Guerrino Tramonti pratica una tecnica ceramica pittorica denominata “A grosso spessore”. Si tratta di una ceramica che prevede la formazione di uno spessore alto di vetro liquido (cristallina) che allaga entro una superficie piana definita da una bordatura.

Durante il corso saranno fatte esperienze con l’inserimento di smalti, ingobbi, fritte colorate, vetri da vetraria e fili metallici. Saranno impiagate anche le “terre sigillate” che saranno applicate sulle cornici a formare rugginose e brillanti cortecce. Le forme in argilla già biscottata saranno fornite dall’organizzazione.

Programma: Applicazione su biscotto di ingobbi naturali del genere terra sigillata – applicazione al centro delle forme di smalti, vetri in frammenti ecc e copertura di vernice trasparente o colorata in rame con varie tecniche di miscelazione – cottura notturna – descrizione dei prodotti usati – esempio di preparazione di una terra sigillata – nelle foto alcuni esempi di opere realizzate da G. Cimatti

Le forme saranno realizzate seguendo le indicazioni del docente, saranno cotte  e consegnate entro i tempi del corso stesso. Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 del sabato e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica. Docente: Maestro Giovanni Cimatti
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Ceramic maze: the glazes

17 and 18 February 2018

i rivestimenti, l’applicazione facile, la decorazione e la cottura della ceramica

Il corso si prefigge di informare sui modi e le tecniche che sono alla base del processo ceramico per quanto riguarda la smaltatura e la decorazione a bassa temperatura.

Durante il corso saranno finite esperienze sui vari metodi di smaltatura ponendo particolare attenzione alla smaltatura a pennello con l’ausilio di particolari veicoli che ne consentono la migliore applicazione. Verranno presentate le cause alla base dei principali effetti ottenibili con i rivestimenti che saranno realizzate su supporti in argilla, già cotti, forniti dall’organizzazione: terracotta, terraglia tenera, terracotta di argilla da gres e semirefrattaria da Raku.

Sarà dato spazio anche al rapporto fondamentale degli smalti con i supporti e la loro preventiva miglior cottura a biscotto. Ed infine saranno affrontati anche i difetti che si riscontrano nella smaltatura e a questo proposito è possibile portare eventuali lavori personali finiti sulle cui problematiche sarà possibile svolgere una interessante lezione.

PROGRAMMA: esercizi personali di smaltatura: a pennello, ad aspersione, ad immersione – esercizi di decorazione con i colori sottovernice e i colori soprasmalto – smalti a rilievo – dimostrazione di smaltatura a spruzzo e a secco – Cottura delle prove – a domanda lezioni sulla chimica e tecnologia degli smalti.

Le forme saranno realizzate seguendo le indicazioni del docente, saranno cotte e consegnate entro i tempi del corso stesso. Il corso di 14 ore inizia alle ore 9.00 del sabato e termina alle ore 16.00 della domenica. Docente: Maestro Giovanni Cimatti Scarica il modulo di iscrizione in formato pdf Scarica il volantino in formato pdf
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Thousand bubbles

10 and 11 March 2018

Una delle premesse in campo ceramico, fondamento della didattica e della tecnologia stabilisce che non vi devono essere bolle di aria negli impasti ceramici ma...

E' anche vero che la presenza di bolle e la stessa porosità delle argille favorisce l'isolamento termico, l'essiccazione e la leggerezza. Con impasti a struttura spugnosa si ottengono forme facilmente lavorabili a secco/crudo per mezzo del taglio, incisione o abrasione, una lavorabilità a biscotto simile a quella dell'osso di seppia, durezza inaspettata dopo la cottura finale e il peso vicino a quello dei poliuretani espansi.

Da questa scelta parte la possibilità di creare forme legate in particolare al campo della scultura dove i problemi dello svuotamento delle forme viene superato velocizzando le cotture. Infine e in relazione alla dimensione delle microbolle inserite sarà possibile anche l'applicazione di patine, ingobbi  e rivestimenti anche vetrosi.

Programma: metodi di realizzazione di schiume e la loro introduzione nelle argille - colatura della schiuma argillosa - essiccamento - scultura a secco crudo per taglio/incisione - cottura ad alta temperatura in forno elettrico - sfornata - applicazione di rivestimento tipo smalto oro - cottura a media temperatura - lezioni di tecnologia ceramica.  Per motivi di tempo e aumentare l'esperienza sulla tecnica saranno forniti ai partecipanti anche alcuni blocchetti di argilla porosa già essiccati.

Il corso di 14 ore dura dalle ore 9.00 alle ore 17:00 del sabato e dalle ore 9:00 alle ore 16.00 della domenica. Docente: Maestro Giovanni Cimatti Scarica il modulo di iscrizione in formato pdf Scarica il volantino in formato pdf
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Translucent porcelain

17 and 18 March 2018

Immediate transparency workshop, slip porcelain without usa of mold and in a  single-firing

Transparency is one of the most important qualities of porcelain and usually, requires a prolonged, precise and very accurate processing to obtain a fine beauty piece highlighted by the translucenty. This course allows you to develop two simple and immediate techniques that will facilitate and strengthen creativity to develop many projects without the use of large resources and experience in the field of porcelain techniques. We will use slip porcelain without the use of molds and with a single-firing.

PROGRAM: Totally practical lessons, preparation of the material and basic forms. Use of slip porcelain and construction with two totally different techniques. Surface treatment, controlled drying and finishing. Methods to avoid deformation and breakage during the process and all the special features of the specific firing for this technique. Recover broken complex variations of the techniques and the surface with the use of color introduced into the slip the porcelain. Production of pieces to project in small series for use or decoration. pieces or cracks with specific recipe. Finally, more co. The 14-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday. Teacher: Martha Pachon
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Discovering Porcelain

23, 24 and 25 March 2018

Basic Course of slip and body porcelain and its transparency

PORCELAIN is a material that requires a prolonged, precise and very accurate processing to obtain pieces of exquisite beauty. The different techniques faced with this material allow us to highlight two important qualities, TRANSPARENCY and SMOTHY to the touch.

This course allows you to develop simple basic techniques, all tricks to avoid cracks, breakages, deformations, the secrets to recover a broken piece, the knowledge of the correct drying and the different firing curves.

We would use body and slip porcelain with and without the use of single and double-fired molds. The purpose is to ENHANCE CREATIVITY WITH THE RIGHT KNOWLEDGE OF ALL RESOURCES IN THE FIELD OF PORCELAIN AND ITS QUALITY OF TRANSPARENCY AND WITHOUT GOING CRAZY!

Program: - Fully practical lessons with a theoretical chapter for basic technology: - Preparation of the slip and body porcelain recipe and percentages. - Slip casting porcelain methods with and without molds - Methods of achieving transparency - Method of constructions with slabs or small fragments - Precautions in drying, firing and finishing - How to obtain smooth surfaces - How to glaze with simple means - How to recover broken or craked pieces - Firing curves and how to place fragile pieces in the kiln, use of alumina - Corrections after biscuit and finishing after last firing The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday. Teacher: Martha Pachon Download the application form in pdf Download the program in pdf
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Jasper and Neriage

6, 7 and 8 April 2018

Slip porcelain and body porcelain in one piece

Two techniques distant in time and in geography, one technique, with slip porcelain and another with body porcelain, come together in a complex but fascinating technique with a wide variety of applications, from the unique piece to small series. To make the most of the potential of these techniques: Jasper and Nerikomi, the students will perform different exercises to get to know their fragility, strength and refinement. All the process and derivations for applications to different kind of objects, corrections of cracks, breakages and deformation.

Program: - Totally practical lessons with a theoretical chapter by technology. - Preparation of colored slip porcelain, recipe and percentages. - Preparation of colored body porcelain, recipe and percentages. - Creation of small pieces with different color combinations. - Methods of creating organic or geometric motifs. - Methods of including one technique on the other. - Surface finishing method. - Biscuit firing. - Finishing and corrections after biscuit firing. - Methods of positioning of the pieces into the kiln for high firing. Special features to avoid deformation and breakage. - Finishing and corrections after the last firing.

The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Teacher: Martha Pachon

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Jewelry in porcelain, Jasper technique

5 - 6 May 2018

The suggestive technique of Jasper has an important role in the creative processes for those who want to produce objects that are pleasant to the touch, and with a beautiful and vibrant for the perception of color. A complex technique that requires only accuracy in the process and the desire to create designs using color. To make the most of the potential of this technique, the students will perform different exercises to get to know their fragility, strength and refinement applied to the jewels. The whole process and derivations can be applied beyond, in furnishing objects, sculptures, small series of utilitarian or decorative objects.

Progam: - Totally practical lessons with a theoretical chapter dedicated to the artists who used ceramics to create jewels. - Preparation of colored slip and body porcelain, recipe and percentages. Creation of organic, geometric or abstract motifs directly on the body porcelain through: - Jasper decomposition methods. - Methods of construction with small tiles, use of colored slip. - How to apply on jewelry molds avoiding cracks and deformations. - Finishing and corrections after biscuit firing. - Methods of positioning of the pieces for high firing. Special features to avoid deformation and breakage. - Finishing and corrections after last firing. - Design for jewelry composition.

Teacher: Martha Pachon

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The Pearl, from the beginning to the end

22, 23 and 24 june 2018

A complex and complete course to make the artist independent of creating large and small series of pearls for jewelery in various shapes, sizes and decorations. Making of molds, testing of slip and body porcelain, firing and decoration.

The italian mold expert Florio Bedeschi will be in charge of the first part of the course for the execution of small molds for pearls of different shapes and sizes.

A second part related to the use of the mold with slip and body porcelain, to the firing and decoration, will be with Martha Pachón Rodríguez.

PROGRAM:

- Fully practical lessons with both teachers. - Preparation of the necessary materials for the construction of the mold. - Preparation of the plaster and its use in the making of the mold, preservation of the mold. - Use of slip and body porcelain with the plaster molds. - Methods of pearl decoration. - How to apply on molds, dry and fire avoiding deformations. - The pieces will be finished, decorated and fired.

Teachers: Martha Pachon and Florio Bedeschi Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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Discovering Porcelain 2

6, 7 and 8 July 2018

Basic Course of slip and body porcelain and its transparency

PORCELAIN is a material that requires a prolonged, precise and very accurate processing to obtain pieces of exquisite beauty. The different techniques faced with this material allow us to highlight two important qualities, TRANSPARENCY and SMOTHY to the touch.

This course allows you to develop simple basic techniques, all tricks to avoid cracks, breakages, deformations, the secrets to recover a broken piece, the knowledge of the correct drying and the different firing curves.

We would use body and slip porcelain with and without the use of single and double-fired molds. The purpose is to ENHANCE CREATIVITY WITH THE RIGHT KNOWLEDGE OF ALL RESOURCES IN THE FIELD OF PORCELAIN AND ITS QUALITY OF TRANSPARENCY AND WITHOUT GOING CRAZY!

Program: - Fully practical lessons with a theoretical chapter for basic technology: - Preparation of the slip and body porcelain recipe and percentages. - Slip casting porcelain methods with and without molds. - Methods of achieving transparency. - Method of constructions with slabs or small fragments. - Precautions in drying, firing and finishing. - How to obtain smooth surfaces. - How to glaze with simple means. - How to recover broken or craked pieces. - Firing curves and how to place fragile pieces in the kiln, use of alumina. - Corrections after biscuit and finishing after last firing. The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday. Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish Download the application form in pdf Download the program in pdf
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Full immersion in color

03 and 04 September 2018

From Jasper to Nerikomi in porcelain in two days

One of the finest qualities of porcelain is its sensuality to the touch, plus the surface can be enriched with vibrant colors or sharp contrasts of black and white. There are ancient and complex techniques of the "Neriage"family which, in a modern way, allow you to express yourself through many aesthetic solutions, from a jewel, avessel, a sculpture, an object, or a complex installation. It will be the very intense and rich post-Argillà course,among the techniques dealt with: the Jasper, the Rainbow or Scala, the Zebra, the Nerikomi and the Mosaico with composite tiles.

PROGRAMMA: - Preparation of colored porcelain bodies, recipes and percentages and how to avoid the melting or deforming pieces. - Use of color both into the body and slip porcelain, tricks. - Preparation of shapes, cuts, joints, lines, drawings and compositions for all possible ancient Asian techniques revisited in contemporary way with modern and practical use. - Agate, Jasper, Mishima, Mosaic, Rainbow, Scala, Zebra and Nerikomi techniques. - Cleaning and tricks to avoid color contamination, air bubbles, deformations or cracks. - Preparation of colored slip porcelain and use. - Conformations with net black and white avoiding contaminations of one color with another. - With the use of the mold and without, application of the techniques learned. - How to install the colored pieces inside the kiln avoiding the attachment of the pieces or accidents. - Types of firing, low and high, firing curves for pieces built by colored mix techniques. - Finishes and corrections before firing, after first firing and even after the last high temperature firing. - Recipes and possibility of restoration of broken pieces. Teacher: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish Download the application form in pdf Download the program in pdf
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In search of movement with Paula Bastiaansen

21, 22 and 23 September 2018

A workshop in search of movement, rhythm, the absence of gravity, fragility and transparency. Paula Bastiaansen will show you the use of porcelain so light that this body will become almost immaterial.

PROGRAM: - Conference and presentation of slides. - Demonstration of the working method. - Designing an object starting from a drawing. - Preparation and coloring of porcelain. - Preparation of extremely thin porcelain layers. - Cutting of the shapes and construction starting from the drawing. - Use of inlay and stoneware support in construction. - Drying and firing. The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday.

Teacher: Paula Bastiaansen Translator and Assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch

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Extraordinary japanese constructions with Kazuko Uga

10 and 11 October 2018

A complex and fascinating technique focused on the personal artistic work of Kazuko Uga. The construction of the liquid porcelain will allow us to develop contemporary projects of great beauty, refinement and lightness. Course of construction of objects with the use of white and pigmented liquid porcelain. Course of construction of objects with the use of slip porcelain and treatment of surfaces in the Japanese style. Preparation of porcelain, recipes. Drying, firing, glazing, corrections of cracks and deformations.

The artist will be on show in Faenza from the 9th to the 21st of October as part of the "Japanese October" Festival.

PROGRAM: Fully practical lessons with a theoretical chapter dedicated to the preparation of slip withe and coloured porcelain. First day: Preparation of liquid porcelain, precautions. Preparation of liquid coloured porcelain, recipes and percentages. Methods of slip casting porcelain. Construction with the small parts, finishing, drying. Firing, kiln management for high temperature. Second day: Finishing and cleaning pieces, tricks and corrections. Evaluation of results. Design of new pieces for both sculpture and use. Video-projection of the artist's works.

The 14-hours workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Wednesday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Thursday.

Teacher: Kazuko Uga Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese Download the Kazuko Uga CV Download the application form in pdf Download the full program in pdf
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The sophistication of japanese slip porcelain with Kazuko Uga

12, 13 e 14 Ottobre 2018

with slip porcelain and surface treatment. Preparation of slip porcelain, recipes. Ancient technique of Japanese porcelain applied with contemporary methods through the use of slip porcelain slabs. Drying, firing, , glazing, corrections of cracks and deformation. PROGRAM: - Fully practical lessons with a theoretical chapter dedicated to the preparation of slip porcelain - Preparation of slabs with slip porcelain, Japanese style surface intervention - Methods of slip casting porcelain - Construction of the pieces - First firing, glazing, finishing - Second firing and finishing. The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday. Teacher: Kazuko Uga Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese Download the Kazuko Uga CV Download the application form in pdf Download the full program in pdf
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Volcanic landscapes with Rafa Peréz

20, 21 and 22 November 2018

The use of shoot high temperatures with conventional clays in contrast with porcelain, surprising effects for results between the predictable and the unpredictable. Rafa Pérez introduces us to his methods that have made him famous in the field of contemporary ceramic sculpture.

PROGRAM: - Fully practical lessons. - Use of different techniques to obtain a wide range of results. - Use of blocks with different types of clays at the same time. - Alternative chemical treatments to the techniques. - Production of pieces, firing, evaluation and reproduction of new pieces. The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Tuesday and Wednesday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Thursday. Teacher: Rafa Pérez Translator and Assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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Volcanic landscapes with Rafa Peréz

23, 24 and 25 November 2018

The use of shoot high temperatures with conventional clays in contrast with porcelain, surprising effects for results between the predictable and the unpredictable. Rafa Pérez introduces us to his methods that have made him famous in the field of contemporary ceramic sculpture.

PROGRAM: - Fully practical lessons. - Use of different techniques to obtain a wide range of results. - Use of blocks with different types of clays at the same time. - Alternative chemical treatments to the techniques. - Production of pieces, firing, evaluation and reproduction of new pieces. The 20-hour workshop lasts from 9.00 to 17.00 on Friday and Saturday and from 9.00 to 16.00 on Sunday. Teacher: Rafa Pérez Translator and Assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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