Coil vase with a ‘not round’ base

Starting from any shape as base of the vase,  you can model a vase not round, by growing as a free shape in your hands. The coils follow the shape of the base and then they can widen and narrow as you … [Read more...]

Pinch Pot Animals

The most simple technique to realize a little animal with clay is the Pinch Pot : use just your fingers, first the thumb and then all the fingers to create a fish, a bird, a dragon, a turtle, a … [Read more...]

Essences ceramic diffuser

Building with coils, the essences ceramic diffuser must be large enough for a candle. You can build the container for the candle and the cup for the essences separately and then you can join them. … [Read more...]

Masks made of DAS

Terracotta or White DAS is an air hardening, non toxic, malleable modelling clay. Fine textured and easy to smooth, DAS can be used on a variety of supports. Decorate with acrylic, varnish or poster … [Read more...]

Bas-reliefs of animals

The bas-reliefs were made ​​starting from a slab of clay of 3 cm. After drawing the subject on the clay the students have dug the clay to create the background and added the clay on the parts in … [Read more...]

Vases made with clay coils

Some vases handbuilded with clay coils and decorated after the first fire with Engobe colours (a kind of colored slip clay). The second fire was for fixing the colours and the transparent … [Read more...]

Animal sculptures in ceramic

Work has been progressing in the ceramics workshop. Here are some ceramic animals, colored and glazed, straight from the oven! … [Read more...]

Sculpture of animals: first step

The pottery workshop continues with the construction of large and small animals. For now we are only at the first stage, the forms of raw clay, which are hollow inside, are drying waiting for the … [Read more...]

Ceramic essences diffuser

Another product left our pottery workshops! Some of you have donated the  diffuser of essences as a Christmas present, someone else have perfumed his own home … [Read more...]

Vases, jars, bowls and glasses …

With the students of ceramics course we decorated the first vessels handbuilded ​​with the pinch technique and coils technique. The colors used are Engobes coated with a transparent glaze. … [Read more...]