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2024 PROGRAM

RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOPS IN CERAMICS

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

2024 PROGRAM

FEBRUARY 1- 8

MARCH 1-8

APRIL 4-11

MAY 20-27

JUNE 14-21

JULY 4-11

AUGUST 1-8

SEPTEMBER 3-10 

OCTOBER 17-24

NOVEMBER 21-28

DECEMBER 9-16

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 sigillata.

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

  • 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:1500* 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). 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 1600 euros

WORKSHOPS UNDER COVID-19, 2024

 

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.

REGARDLESS OF THE GREEK GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR ENTERING GREECE

3 self-tests are required starting 3 days before the workshop starts and ending the day of the first day of the workshop 

The results must be send to me by photo on my whatsapp account along with the id number or date written on the test strip
WhatsApp:0030 6944 655 589

This contributed to a mask free workshop and brought a sense of normality in the workshop.

We also strongly recommend TRAVEL INSURANCE read more


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.
Whatsapp.0030 6944 655 589

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