COLOURED PORCELAIN
with Susan Nemeth (UK)

New date to be confirmed, 2021
course fee: 225,000 huf.

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SUSAN NEMETH

Susan Nemeth is a designer and maker of handmade porcelain vases, bowls and decorative platters. Born in Australia, she trained at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in Great Britain and her MA from the Royal College of Art in London.

Her work is inspired by the strongly graphic textile and ceramic designs of the 1950s and 60s. The painters, Ben Nicholson, Paul Klee and Eva Hesse influence some pieces. She has been awarded internationally and is mentioned in many publications.

In this course Susan Nemeth will explore colour, pattern and imagery using various techniques of staining and layering slips and porcelains.

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COURSE CONTENT

In this course Susan Nemeth will explore colour, pattern and imagery using various techniques of staining and layering slips and porcelains.

The technique involves laminating sheets of coloured clays inlaid with hand cut patterns, rolling and stretching the layers to create tiles and simple shapes formed starting from flat sheets of clay with some use of moulds. It includes drawing with the knife to make fine inlay, using sheets of clays to create collage, layering, cutting and re combining to generate neriage, producing inlay from impressions and painting and pouring slips. Finishing techniques will enhance the pure qualities of the clay with a range of strong, pure colour and soft, matt feel. There will be plenty of demonstrations and students will develop their design and technical skills and have ample opportunity to experiment freely.

During the week there will be various slide presentations and videos aimed at broadening your experience of making and offering an insight into other makers' approaches.

The workshop language will be English.

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COURSE FEE INCLUDES

Accommodation in a single room.
Teaching fee.
Materials and any firings you need for the course.
24 hour access to the studio.
We have a limited number of rooms with private shower and WC at a supplement cost of 24,000 huf.

REGISTER FOR THE COURSE

Please complete the online booking form

BOOK FOR THE MASTERCOURSE

PAYMENT

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.

REFUND POLICY

Participants may have fifty per cent of the deposit refunded provided that we are notified 30 days before the start of the course. No refunds of deposits can be made after this deadline.

If we have to replace the course leader for any reason we guarantee the course will be held by a teach-er of similar qualification. You may choose to participate in the course or transfer the deposit to another course of your choice. If none of these options are to your satisfaction your full deposit will be refunded.

PREPARATION FOR THE COURSE

Participants should bring with them their small personal hand tools. Remember to pack them in your stowed luggage not in hand luggage for flying.
Notebook, or sketch pad and pencil.
Overall/apron.


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ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is in single rooms with shared bathroom 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 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 for the course.

We have an extensive library of ceramic books and magazines as well as other art publications. There is wi-fi internet access in most areas. There is also a laundry facility with washers and dryer.

EVENING WORKING

The studios will be available if you wish to continue making items, though these sessions will not be taught. Additional materials to those provided by the course may be purchased from the technicians.

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.

CONDITIONS
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.

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Kecskemét Contemporary Art Studios
INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS STUDIO

Address:

Kápolna u.11,
Kecskemét 6000
Hungary

Phone:
+36 76 486867

Email:

Steve Mattison: icshu@me.com
Havasi Andrea: icshu@t-online.hu
Strohner Márton: museion@t-online.hu 

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