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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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