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Instructors 2015

Jean Adams
John Colbeck
Tony Clennell
Monica DeCampo
Jan Edwards
Lisa Ehrich
Jeff Forster
Ute Grossmann
Jinny Hargrave
Andreas Hinder
Pietro Maddalena
Frank Mariano
Brenda Mc Mahon
Martin McWilliam
Lorna Meaden
Carol Ann Michaelson
Jeff Oestreich
Donna Polseno
Ruri
Ellen Shankin
Luca Tripaldi



 


16 Vibrant Colours
Monica DeCampo - www.monicats.com
April 12th – 25th 2015

Throwing, handbuilding and decoration. Intermediate and advanced.

In this two week hands-on workshop for intermediate and advance students you will create functional vessels with daily wheel thrown and hand building demonstrations. Discover the secrets of a production potter to unique snack trays, mini casseroles, delightful teapots and many types of handles and lids.
Step by step guidance will introduce many techniques to add colour to your leather hard clay and bisque ware. You will learn the receipts of underglaze slips that you and stains, while expanding your relationship with clay doing water etching, stencils, all sorts of transfer printing, sgrafitto, wax and latex resists, mishima. We will carve, incise and stamp until it is ready to be bisqued!
During the second week you will learn the concepts of how to make stable safe glazes to use at Cone 6 (2200F/1205C) preserving your bright colours.
Learn brush techniques in the style of Majolica, simple printing and transfer shortcuts .Enjoy and learn from other great artists from our daily slideshow. Go home inspired and with new ideas, recipes and source materials while having fun under the Tuscan sun! All work will be fired and can be taken home.

Cost: € 1950
Spouses are welcome and do receive a discounted price of € 1365

The workshop fee includes the following:
- Tuition (class is 6/7  hours per day with 12 hours studio time)
- Materials and firings 
- Lodging in double room; single room on request at extra cost of 280 €
- Welcome dinner and welcome breakfast
- A freshly prepared full Tuscan lunch with wine on all working days
- Field trips and gourmet tastings



Monica DeCampo is a South Africa born potter and painter who has exhibited and taught extensively. After initially working with Maiolica and other low fire techniques, she now uses stoneware and Porcelain and she has specialized in the cone 6 that she will share in the current workshop. Monica works in her private studio in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.
www.monicats.com


 
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