The simplest molds consist of only one piece of plaster and can be used with either solid handbuilding clay or liquid clay slip to shape object such as tiles. More complex molds, made of two or more pieces of plaster

Painting overglaze means painting on majolica white glaze. Majolica is a special Italian white glaze discovered on 13th century by the Arabian people in Spanish island (Majorca). From 14th century the Italian artisans has used this glaze. Today the glaze

In the first theoretical stage we’ll analyze the materials and their technical sheets about firing and vitrification. We’ll use, above all, stiff clays (non-porous clays after high firing). In brief this course examins: 1) the study of stiff clays (porcelain, stoneware, gres), their chemical

Conservation and restoration of ceramic objects is an important and challenging subject, dedicated to the preservation and protection of objects of historical and personal value. Degradation of an object occurs as a result of the interaction between the environment or with the

You can learn techniques of the ceramic cycles, technology of minerals, sigillate clays, glaze colors, pigment,different firing’s, kilns, oxidation and reduction firing, oxides, experimental techniques, luster of the 1500s, and luster of the 1900s. The secrets of majolica techniques, under

This part is dedicated to prototype creation.  The prototype is an early sample (or model) of an object built to be replicated. Its realization takes place thanks to the traditional moulding process and, above all, the brand-new 3D printing. The more complex molds,

Plaster and molds is a very useful course to all those who want to carry out series of pottery. The course introduces the prototype of “any material”,  he study of the building and the construction of molds with sheets. The course includes

Coil building techniques  (hand building) technique (Italian name Colombino) is a method of creating pottery. It has been used to shape clay into vessels for many thousands of years. It ranges from Africa to Greece and from China to New Mexico.

You learn the techniques of throw wheel in different way: coil build, slip casting, engobbe, slab clay, etc. from easy shape to complex shape, clay sculpture. We use all clays for low firing to high firing, red clay, porcelain, stoneware, etc. Start with

Majolica decoration is one of the most fascinating techniques of Italian Ceramic Art, are taught the basics of the decoration over glaze (majolica).  Classic designs are reproduction such as the geometric and floral Italian style. You learn the techniques of majolica

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