Ceramic Lighting Design

Porcelain Lights | Gila Ben David

מנורות  מפורצלן | גילה בן דוד | Porcelain Lights | Gila Ben David

מנורות מפורצלן | גילה בן דוד | Porcelain Lights | Gila Ben David

The workshop will begin with a lecture on porcelain and lighting and will include the construction of table and wall lights made from porcelain slabs using texture and color.  The participants will learn to make the slabs using plaster boards, construct the forms and wire them to function as lights.

No previous experience required

Instructor:

Gila Ben David

Course dates and hours:

Thursday 2/11/17 - 9/11 - 16/11 - 23/11 - 7/12 from 13:30 - 18:30

Cost:

1750 shekels for 5 meetings of 5 hours including porcelain and firings (electrical fittings not included)


Cast Porcelain Ceiling Lights | Gila Ben David | Ofir Zmudjak

Cast Porcelain Ceiling Lights | Gila Ben David | Ofir Zmudjak | מנורות תקרה מפורצלן | גופי תאורה ביציקה | גילה בן דוד | אופיר זמודזיאק

Cast Porcelain Ceiling Lights | Gila Ben David | Ofir Zmudjak | מנורות תקרה מפורצלן | גופי תאורה ביציקה | גילה בן דוד | אופיר זמודזיאק

The workshop consists of two separate units:

  • Introduction to Ceramic design/*Casting:  participants will make two molds – a one part mold with texture and a two part mold for colored porcelain 
  • Ceiling lights: we will learn to cast porcelain, draw in the mold, and prepare a ceiling fitting for the wiring and connecting all the parts.

In the workshop we will prepare two ceiling light fixtures including the wiring

Experience in clay required

Course dates and hours:

 Thursday 12/4/18 from 13:30 - 18:00

 Friday 13/4 and 27/4 from 9:00 - 13:30

Cost:

  • Casting: 1050 shekels for 3 meetings of 5 hours including materials
  • Porcelain lights: 950 shekels for 3 meetings of 4.5 hours including porcelain and firing