CERAMIC HAND - BUILDING TECHNIQUES


CERAMIC HAND - BUILDING TECHNIQUES

CERAMIC HAND - BUILDING TECHNIQUES
850.00 / week(s)

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"CERAMIC HAND BUILDING TECHNIQUES"

Mankind & Clay - a dialogue throughout the millennia of our civilization

 

Within this week  - through a series of practical demostrations immediately followed up with personal tutored practice - the students shall explore the essential and most ancient techniques mankind invented and refined, evolving creative responses, varying from civilization to civilization, to the necessity to realize functional wares and works.

 

We shall explore ; pinching , coil and slab building , paddling , slumping and draping , impressing and clay mould making ; use of coloured  clays and slips , use of glazes and resist and decorating techniques.

 

We shall include inspirational visits to the local archaeological museums to see evidence of how and why artifacts in clay were created and used here in the Ancient Greek colony of Kroton.

 

Three optional evening slide lectures shall focalize ;

  1. How to navigate within the (al) CHEMISTRY OF CLAYS AND GLAZES.
  2. DECORATING AND FIRING PROCESSES
  3. The aesthetics of the material ; FORMS OF BEAUTY AND UTILITY

 

This course runs ;

 

 in July _  from  08.07.2018  to  14.07.2018 .

 

and September _ from  16.09.2018  to  22.09.2018  .

 

When booking please remember to specify dates selected.

 

maximum number of students - 8

 

 

Reduced Costs for NON RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS ------ see in “Terms and Conditions” below

 
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