OCTOBER 3-7, 2016
8 students per session
Location: Soto-Córdova Studios, Penland, NC
are joining forces for a third time to teach this unique combination of
figurative ceramic sculpture and surface development through the use of
underglaze transfers and monotypes.

Full info here: http://travel-arte.squarespace.com/new-page-1/

The course will include:

  • The
    basics of anatomy and proportion, building a torso with slabs, and
    exploring different construction formats for pedestal or wall, finishing
    and detailing to optimize expression
  • An assortment of printing
    techniques for clay such as screen, monotype and plaster printing as
    well as tissue transfers and decals.
  • Lectures to show how artists utilize “printing” in clay and inspire conceptual investigation
  • Clay
    and all necessary materials for printing and developing surfaces
    including silkscreens, plaster, decals, transfers, slips, underglazes
    and glazes
  • Insider resources regarding clays, printing materials for clay, printing and anatomy books, models and specialty tools
  • 3 firings
  • A 4:1 teacher /student ratio (only 8 spaces available) to get deep into the techniques
  • A great lunch and afternoon coffee or tea
  • 8am-10pm access to the studio