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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)

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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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