The classroom of ornamentation is the largest classroom in the school. It is composed of twenty four stations, every one being furnished with each and every tool necessary.Every student will be assigned a post that will remain theirs for the entire duration of the course.
All materials and tools from brushes to colors are of high quality; this will guarantee the best results on every occasion. Each station is composed of; a pottery wheel, vertical pioggiapiatti, 8 brushes of various sizes, and colors of a wide assortment.
Work with clay
The classroom for “Mould Constructions” and “Throw Wheel” is equipped with four pottery wheels. Here, students will learn the various techniques of this Art. Every tool provided for the student, is highly professional– from iron instruments to lathes, (which are from last epoch), but have maintained their classic characteristics nonetheless.
Placed at your disposition, are the best materials for producing various artifacts. It’s quite possible to create works with the coil-built technique, slabs, and moulds. Materials used are; Gres, porcelain, red earth, Pyrex, earthenware or crockery, soft porcelain, and fire resistance materials. Each finished work remains the property of the apprentice.
In the classroom, students are taught each and every technique in the manufacturing of ceramics. Starting with the technological processes of ceramic mixtures (various types of earth), the various baking methods and time intervals, (1°, 2° & 3° baking), the various types of enamel and compositions, enameling processes, and decoration.
The story of ceramic art will also be taught. Theoretic-practices of polishing technology from the 16th century- 20th century.. Reductions, Rakuyaki or Raku, Bucchero (an Etruscan Ceramic), etc..
Groups room (Tour operator and school group)