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Ceramic Sculpture Class: Combining Regular and Irregular Shapes

July 4 @ 12:00 pm July 8 @ 4:00 pm

Ceramic Sculpture Class

This ceramic sculpture class on working with regular and irregular shapes is a 20-hour workshop, divided into 5 sessions of 4 hours each. The course runs from June 4-8, 2022 from 10am to 2pm each day.

Taught by renowned ceramic artist and professor Shanyar Abdullah at the 137• Ceramic Art Studio in the Poblenou district.

This class is part of the 2022 Ceramics Summer School Program >> Read more here!

Play with volumes and textures at an expert level

Learn how to create different expressive styles in ceramic sculpture by using slabs for building a geometric forms, and then combine it with irregular clay works.

First day

  • Pictures and video will be presented for introducing the concept;
  • You will be guided to create a geometric shape with the help of paper templates. Once you are happy with it you will build it on clay, with the help of the slab technique;

Second day

  • Finishing the geometric piece while you proceed with searching for irregular textures and shapes in clay, contrasting and complementing the main form;

Third day

  • Connect all the parts between them and give them the final expression in volume;

Forth and fifth days

  • Prepare colored slips and engobes and apply them on different surfaces of the work to outlines and add more dramatic character to the volumes.

Please note:

  • Prior knowledge with ceramics is appreciated, but not required
  • Classes are comprised of a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 people to ensure personalized attention
  • All the of the materials and tools are provided

Spaces are limited! Please inquire here


July 4 @ 12:00 pm
July 8 @ 4:00 pm
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137° Artistic Studio

Calle Lull 256
Barcelona, 08005 Spain
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