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Programme 2016  - 35th year !

January 10th – April 2nd 2016
The residential twelve week course for an in depth training on throwing, clay bodies, glazes and firing.

01 Throwing Marathon
One more ton of clay to be centred!
Pietro Maddalena -
January 2nd – 6th 2016

Throwing. For all

17 Porcelain: Colour and Light
The extraordinary potentiality of vitreous porcelain
Curtis Benzle -
April 17th – 23rd 2016

Handbuilding. Beginners/Intermediate
18 Raku with Tuscan fun
A not-to-miss week of Raku, hold by an absolute master of the technique.
Pietro Maddalena -
April 24th – 30th, 2016

Throwing. For all
918 Throwing big with ease
Techniques to expand the size of your work
Heike Rabe -
April 24th – 30th 2016
Throwing. Intermediate/Advanced
19 On the Path of Shino
Porcelain and Carbontrap Shino glazes.
Sharon Warrington
May 1st – 14th 2016
Throwing. Intermediate/Advanced
20 Jewelery in Porcelain
Design, make and assemble sophisticated jewelry in fine porcelain.
Luca Tripaldi
May 1st – 7th 2016
Handbuilding. For all
21 Skin
Surface effects from delicate to richly texturized.
Luca Tripaldi -
May 8th – 14th 2016

Surface treatments. Intermediate and advanced
22 Study abroad APSU
Ken Shipley -
May 15 th – 28th 2016
Study abroad in Italy. Earn college credits through Austin Peay State University of Tennessee while studying in Italy.
22a Study abroad WWC
Leah Leitson -
May 22th – June 4th 2016
Study abroad in Italy. Earn college credits through Warren Wilson College of North Carolina.

23 Silkscreen print on clay: Torso with images
Transferring images and decoration with an innovative technique
Maria Geszler-Garzuly
May 29th – June 4th 2016

Handbuilding. For all

24 Layer over layer
Surface composition with engobes and glazes.
Ute Naue-Müller -
June 5th – 11th 2016

Handbuilding, decoration. Non beginners

25 Slip and Colour
Further exploration of creating unglazed ceramic surfaces using vitreous slips and print.
Carolyn Genders
June 12th – 18th 2016

Surface decoration. Intermediate and advanced
26 Inlaid Porcelain
Coloration and stratification of slips and porcelain bodies.
Susan Nemeth -
June 19th - 25th 2016

Handbuilding. For All.
27 The shapes of clay
Donna Polseno -
Natalie Macellaio
June 26th – July 9th 2016
Handbuilding. For all.
28 The Ceramic Animal
Figurative sculpture with special techniques of surface treatment.
Andreas Hinder -
July 10th - 16th 2016
Handbuilding. For all.
29 Thrown & Altered Form
Making and shaping with woodfiring in the Bagnano Express
Sandy Lockwood -
July 10th - 23rd 2016
Throwing, woodfiring. Intermediate

31 Stoneware Throwing
A two weeks training with an exceptional potter and educator of profound knowledge and humanity.
John Colbeck
July 24th – August 6th 2016

Throwing. For all

33 Porcelain Throwing
Throwing porcelain and the nature, composition and variation of porcelain bodies.
John Colbeck
August 7th – 20th 2016

Throwing. Intermediate and advanced.
35 Process in Progress
Elaborating new ideas with a series of hand building techniques.
Sunshine Cobb -
August 21st – September 3rd 2016
Handbuilding. For all
37 Clay, Gnocchi & More
Learn how to make and use flameware. With Italian cuisine!
Pietro Maddalena & Lucia Zucconi
September 4th – 17th 2016

Throwing, handbuilding, cooking. For all
39 Shape’n Shake in Tuscany
Ellen Shankin -
September 18th – October 1st 2016

Throwing. Intermediate and advanced
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40 Extruding new ideas
A surprising way to make functional or abstract forms.
Luca Tripaldi
September 25th - October 1st 2016
Handbuilding. For all
41 Naked Raku, Mica Infusion and related Bare Clay Techniques
Naked Raku over colourful surfaces
Kate & Will Jacobson -
October 2nd – 15th 2016

Raku. For all
43 SALKU and the Potters Wheel
Throwing and various firings with a special kiln built during the course
Rick Berman
October 16th - 29th 2016

Throwing. For all


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