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DYNAMIC PORCELAIN | Martha Pachon

21-22-23 February 2020

350.00
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

7-8 March 2020

250.00
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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PIT FIRE | Giovanni Cimatti

21-22 March 2020

320.00

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)

Docente: Giovanni Cimatti Scarica il programma in formato pdf

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THE PORCELAIN PEARL | Martha Pachon

03-04-05 April 2020

350.00
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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MY FUNNY GLAZES | Maite Larena

15-16-17-18-19 April 2020

730.00

When we approach ceramic glazes, the first impression is of immensity ... where do I start? What are the raw materials? Which glazes will fit my pieces? The development of custom glazes is particularly attractive to most potters. In this course, following a simple methodology, working methods will be taught to plan the development of glazes and obtain a large quantity of them. In this way we will expand the development of colouring, textures, applications and aesthetic results applicable to the author's ceramics. A laboratory for testing ceramic glazes for 1240-60 ° C is proposed, both for firing in an electric kiln and in a gas kiln. An extensive documentation will be provided, which will be examined in presentations and theoretical speeches interspersed with the work of the workshop, as well as computerized archiving systems for ceramic recipes.

Maite Larena Graduated in chemistry at the University of Valencia, Spain and self-taught ceramist. Larena's career is divided between artistic and technical work. In addition to her personal and collective exhibitions with the series of special glazed containers; Maite has been invited to several international conferences as a highly experienced researcher in the field of ceramic glazes and stains. He has published 11 specialized articles on glaze coverings and developed 6 projects subsidized by the Spanish government on ceramic research. And for several years he is the head of the research, development and production of glazes and stains of PRODESCO S.L. and of AICE-ITC, Research Association of Spanish Ceramics Industries. In the field of teaching, for many years, she was professor of the Department of Materials and Ceramic Technology of the Scuola Superiore d'Arte de Manises, 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:  Maite Larena Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish Download the CV of Maite Larena Download the full program in pdf

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IMMEDIATE TRANSPARENCIES | Martha Pachon

09-10 May 2020

250.00
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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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)

Docente: Giovanni Cimatti Scarica il programma in formato pdf

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MAKING MOLDS FOR CERAMICS | Paolo Iori

17-18-19-20-21 June 2020

650.00

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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JEWELRY TECHNIQUES APPLIED TO CERAMICS | Nuria Soley

11-12-13-14-15 July 2020

750.00

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 Teacher: Nuria Soley Translator and assistant: Martha Pachon Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish

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WELFTS AND FILAMENTS | Alberto Bustos

18-19-20 September 2020

450.00

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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