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2023 PROGRAM

RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOPS IN CERAMICS

INTENSIVE THROWING WORKSHOP WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ALTERNATIVE FIRING TECHNIQUES(All levels)

2023 PROGRAM

JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 6

FEBRUARY 24 - MARCH 3

APRIL 10-17

MAY 19-26

JUNE 1-8

JUNE 22-29

JULY 7-14

JULY 21-28

AUGUST 17-24

SEPTEMBER 1-8 

SEPTEMBER 21-28

OCTOBER 13-20

OCTOBER 27- NOVEMBER 3

NOVEMBER 23-30

DECEMBER 7-14

2022 PROGRAM

NOVEMBER 21-28

DECEMBER 8-15

A workshop on the fundamentals of ceramics, with a focus on throwing and alternative firing techniques.

The workshop is suitable for all levels of experience- from the true beginner to the very advanced-and is designed to fit the individual needs of each participant. The course will cover centering, throwing cylinders, bowls, round and closed forms, bottles and lids, and trimming bases. More experienced students will learn how to center and throw larger amounts of clay by multi-part section centering, throwing and assembling, and they will improve their skills in more complex pottery forms.
You will be introduced to basic glaze theory and techniques, including terra sigilatta.

The workshop also aims to give you a very good hands-on understanding of the use of fire in contemporary ceramic practice.

We will cover:

  • Glazed raku

  • Terra sigillata

  • Naked raku

  • Horsehair raku

  • Copper mattes

    

 The workshop is limited  to 5 students only, in order to ensure individualized and focused tutoring.

There will be plenty of time during and after the daily program for discussions on ceramic art and art in general in both formal and informal meetings. A well-stocked library will be at your disposal, with access to full internet facilities.


Fee:1400* euros for double room accommodation
Fees cover payment for:

-Tuition costs, 6-9 hrs/day,
-All materials and firings
-Ground transportation from and to the airport.
-Lodging in single or double  room accommodation*.
-Home-cooked, breakfast, lunch and dinner,(3 meals),wine or beer. Snacks, coffee, and tea freely available throughout the day. We have fresh vegetables from our own garden.
- An excursion to the beaches of the Aegean coast of Halkidiki or other, as well as a walking tour of the city of Thessaloniki.

*Single room accommodation 1500 euros

WORKSHOPS UNDER COVID-19, 2023

All participants must be vaccinated 

 

For the time being, we will be adopting the recommended precautions by the Health authorities. In this way, I am confident that we'll be fine here at the Almond Grove: safe and relaxed , so we can all get the most out of the course.


We look forward to seeing you on one of our forthcoming workshops.


Hector Mavridis

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Pottery courses and Ceramics workshops in Greece.The Almond Grove:Workshops in Ceramics,Thessaloniki,Greece.
T.00302310 450451

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