Workshops

Masterclasses, Workshops and Monthly Meetings

Our schedule of workshops offers artists and designers as well as beginners an opportunity to focus on theory as well as particular aspects of clays . These classes will broaden the knowledge of the participants and give them a chance to experiment with special techniques, materials and work processes.

The upcoming workshops are marked in red:

// Basic Hand building in Porcelain

Participants will learn its characteristics through demos and practical experience of porcelain hand building techniques: pinching, coiling and slabs

// Ceramic Lighting Design

Course covers various techniques and materials that can be used for functional, decorative and sculptural lighting, including theoretical and practical issues

// Ceramic Printing

In this course we learn different printing techniques and adapting these techniques to clay work, printing on tissue paper and transfer to clay

// Italian Majolica | Boris Katz

Practical experience using the Mediterranean technique of Italian Majolica

// Masterclass – Decals | Lusters and Raku

An introduction to a broad range of decorating and glazing techniques – layering for different temperatures and firings

// Masterclass – Nerikome

This technique uses slabs of different color clays that are layered and then cut to create 2D and 3D objects by hand or on the wheel.

// Masterclass | Spontaneous Texture | Elina Toperman Eitan

The workshop will focus on making random textured surfaces to build sculptural and functional forms

// Smoke firings | Terra Sigillata

The workshop will focus on the histoy of terra sigillata and its practical use in contemporary making

// Paperclay – fibre clay workshop

We will survey artists using this material, learn the qualities of the paper fiber and how we can utilize this to our benefit. Each participant will prepare a plaster slab and paper pulp

// Smoke Firing – Introduction

One meeting to experience smoke firing. The class will include a lecture of different smoke firing techniques – saggar, raku, naked raku and stack firing.

// Raku and Smoke Firing – Advanced

Participants will slip and glaze work that they bring and then fire them in the raku kiln

// Ceramic design – plaster mould workshop

Learn industrial work process including making a model and building a mould, casting in clay and altering the form

// Extruder, vessels and clay structures

The course offers an introduction to work practices and possibilities using an extruder including techniques such as weaving, basketry and building clay structures

// Marketing on Etsy Workshop | Galit Barak

Etsy is an online platform for makers to sell their work on the local or international market. A three hour workshop for designer and artists interested in opening an Etsy shop