Decorative techniques below deck with traditional Japanese and contemporary patterns
For our “Encounters with Yukiko” this spring we have scheduled this interesting three-session course dedicated to below deck decoration. We hope it is of your interest.
In these 3 workshops you can learn various decorative techniques to apply on the biscuit pieces. Through the practice of under cover techniques, the student / o will learn traditional Japanese “patterns” (patterns, that is, repetitive motifs) And also each student / o will be able to create their own contemporary “patterns” to apply to her pieces.
-Ornamental design and shape:
We will analyze the process of transformation of nature, symbols and traditional motifs.
We will observe an element and extract the essential characteristics.
We will design some ornamental motifs to apply to ceramics.
We will use various methods such as tampon, monkiri, calligraphy, etc.
-Decorative application techniques:
Sometuke (under cover with cobalt)
Tetsue (under cover with iron)
Ceramic pencil (color pencil manufacturing)
Watercolor (color watercolor manufacturing)
Reserves (wax, tape, latex, etc.)
Textures with oxides and dyes (sponge, gauze, non-woven fabric, etc.)
No previous experience is needed.
Small groups of maximum 7 people.
Course consisting of three sessions of three hours each, 9 hours in total.
Dates and hours:
Saturdays: April 30, May 14 and 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Includes materials and firings