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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 Download the application form in pdf Download the full program in pdf
The 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 Cost: 750.00 € Teacher: Simcha Even-Chen Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Download the application form in pdf Download the full program in pdf