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MASTERCOURSES
AND WORKSHOPS



Residential Mastercourses in a range of ceramic techniques and processes for beginners, experienced and professional ceramists. 

Our programme gives the opportunity to learn in a mutually supportive environment with experienced teachers, working with a full range of clays and kilns - from raku, high temperature gas and electric to woodfiring kilns for ash and saltglaze. 

For more details on each program please click on the program image below. Some details are still to be confirmed and will be available shortly. Places available are limited so it advisable to apply early.

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6- 12 July, 2020

LITHOPHANE
with Ilona Romule (Latvia)

Master the lithophane technique for creating porcelain artworks which reveal the extraordinary relief effects when lit from behind.
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14 - 27 July, 2020

MODELS, MOULDS, SLIP CASTING AND ASSEMBLY
with Ilona Romule (Latvia)

The major elements in the creation of porcelain slip cast objects. Participants will learn the process of design, creating the original model from plaster and making the moulds, slip casting, and to have one high fire porcelain kiln with some of the finished works in at the end of the course.
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29 July - 3 August, 2020

A one week mastercourse to learn everything about china painting on porcelain.
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3 - 7 August, 2020

On the course you will create an original model from plaster and making the moulds ready for slip casting or press moulding. Bring your drawings and sketches and Gabi will guide you through the process of moulds - single piece, two part, multiple parts etc.
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8 - 14 September, 2020

My approach is experimental and observational and together we shall work with techniques that enable you not just to observe the creation of work that is in the style of ‘Eddie Curtis’ but to inspire a way of working that helps you to create vessels, containers and/or sculptures with a singular identity of their own.
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14 - 18 September, 2020

Understand and utilize the opportunities for shaping forms using molding errors. Learn how to prepare a multi-part plaster mould to shape the internal and external forms of the final object.
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22 - 28 September, 2020

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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1 - 6 October, 2020

This course will introduce several different techniques for a sculpting hollow animal forms in paper clay. Pinch, coil, dowel and throw will be used to create a range of animal subjects
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6 - 15 October, 2020

On this course you will learn throwing techniques, faceting and turning and other decorative mark making, Slip and glaze recipes and application techniques, Packing and firing of a wood fired saltglaze kiln
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12 - 16 October, 2020

Build up rich layers of imagery by etching into clay, then combining underglaze stains, decals, enamels and lustre, to make detailed and unique ceramic illustrations.
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27 October -
2 November, 2020

Come and fire your work in our Super E woodfired kiln. Bring your own work to be fired under the guidance of Enikő Kontor.
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2 - 6 November, 2020

Participants will have the opportunity to make their own moulds with guidance and tuition from this master, learning techniques and processes that make the European porcelain tradition the pinnacle of the porcelain arts.
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9 - 14 November, 2020

The age we live in inspires me. I react to it by my work and confront it with ourselves. I place a mirror in front of us. The towers symbolize the consumer society of the 21st century.
My porcelain sculptures evoke the cities of the 21st century, pulsating with relationships of singles and couples who inhabit them.
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2 - 8 December, 2020

During this exciting course you will concentrate on clay work, making finishing, burnishing using porcelain slip and terra sigillata, glazing, decorating and firing techniques with particular emphasis on using naked raku.
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19 - 23 April, 2021

SLEDGING FOR MOULDS

Sledging, or profiling, is a modeling technique with huge potential. Sledging describes the act of dragging a profile through wet plaster and is, essentially, extruding with plaster. Success lies in the simplicity of sledging, which relies on the preparation of templates and tools that allow you to form the plaster
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Kecskeméti Kortárs Művészeti Műhelyek
NEMZETKÖZI KERÁMIA STÚDIÓ

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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