The workshop language will be English.
MATERIALS AND PREPARATION FOR THE COURSE
Included in the fee for this course are clay and firing costs. Participants will receive sufficient clay suitable for the firings. You can purchase more if wish from our technicians.
- Participants should bring with them their small personal hand tools. Remember to pack them in your stowed luggage not in hand luggage for flying. We can provide a basic tool kit for purchase if you need.
- Notebook, or sketch pad and pencil.
Steve has compiled a list of tools you should bring. If you don't have them then some will be available to share.
You can download it here
Fees for the masterclass include
- Your accommodation in a single room with shared bathroom on a self catering basis.
- The basic materials and firings you will need for your course. (Extra materials may be purchased if you wish to make additional work.)
- Teaching fee.
- 24 hour access to your studio.
A 50% deposit is required upon acceptance to secure your place on the course. The balance may either be paid in advance or in cash on arrival at the studio. It may be possible for you to make applications to arts councils and funding organisations in your home country to attend the course. We will help you in any way we can with any applications for funding you make.
Accommodation is in single rooms with shared bathrooms and WC. Rooms are simply furnished with bed, desk, chairs, wardrobe and cupboard and supplied with clean bed-linen, pillows and towels. Artists have the use of modern, fully equipped kitchens with shared refrigerators, cookers and microwave ovens. All cups, plates, cooking pots, saucepans and cutlery is provided. There are spacious lounges and dining rooms. All accommodation is self catering.
We have an extensive library of ceramic books and magazines as well as other art publications. There is computer broadband internet access (wi-fi) in most areas. There is also a laundry facility with washers and dryer.
We have a limited number of single en-suite rooms with their own shower and WC. If you require a single room with a private bathroom there is a supplement cost of 24,000 HUF per course.
Studio materials and equipment
We have all the usual studio equipmen - slabrollers, electric and kick wheels, extruders, pugmills, ballmills etc. and we have 9 electric kilns of varying sizes, three gas kilns (firing to 1400c for porcelain), 4 wood-fired kilns, with one for saltglaze, and raku kilns.
All participants must be insured for medical and personal liability for the duration of their masterclass at ICS.
For EU citzens - please bring your EU Healthcard.
During the work period the ICS may document and publish the work of the artist in publications or on the ICS website.
ICS cannot offer storage for any artist’s works after the masterclass is completed.
The studios will be available if you wish to continue making
items, though these sessions may not be taught. Additional materials to those provided by the course may be purchased from the technicians.
Health and Safety
The tutor instructs students in health and safety issues relevant to this course. Students may work
unsupervised on agreed projects once they have satisfied the tutor as to their competence. There may
be restrictions on the equipment available to students in the tutor’s absence.