- Previous experience with ceramics is recommended, but not required
- Minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 people in this class
- All the of the materials and tools are provided
Ceramics Course: Texture Applications with Clay, Glaze and Smoke
July 25 @ 12:00 pm – July 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Ceramics Course Texture Applications with clay, glaze and smoke is a 35-hour workshop, divided into 5 sessions of 7 hours each.
Turkish ceramist and educator Şirin Koçak will show you how to make the most of important elements: clay, glaze and firing technique. She will guide you in revealing the texture on the surfaces with an aesthetic form and interpretation. You will apply pictorial elements on your ceramic pieces with ceramic glazes and experiment with new methods of traditional ceramics with the Naked Raku firing technique.
This class is part of the 2022 Ceramics Summer School Program >> Read more here!
1st Day: Presentation by Sirin Kocak ‘’Texture, Form and Concept Relationship in Şirin Koçak Ceramics’’;
You will be shaping clay forms
2nd Day: Preparing the clay elements to make texture on surfaces, application on ceramic pieces.
3rd Day: Using glazes as a painting element, you will apply the glaze on bisquit ceramic pieces.
4th Day: Oxidation firing for glazed pieces, Presentation by Şirin Koçak : ‘’Naked Raku Researches and Applications ‘’. The artist will present Naked Raku, discussing her research, application, artistic proficiency and firing processes.
5th Day: Naked Raku preparations and firing