paperplaster-mould-making-with-trudy-golley

  In this two day mould making intensive, Trudy will lead you through a low-tech method of making moulds, that she has pioneered, using a plaster and paper mixture called 'Paperplaster'. Through demonstrations and then hands-on, the class will make simple (one and two part) press and/or slip-casting moulds. This workshop is for those of intermediate to advanced skill levels who are interes...

woodfiring-with-tara-wilson

This seven day workshop will focus on the fundamentals of woodfirng. Participants will bring high fire bisque ware to be glazed and fired in Medalta's kiln . Throughout the hands-on workshop a variety of woodfiring topics will be discussed, from surface treatments and stacking methods, to firing and cooling strategies. During the cooling phase of the firing Tara will demonstrate her throwing and h...

july-2018-with-christopher-reid-flock

A month’s immersion at Medalta alongside burnt dirt manipulator Christopher Reid Flock where participants will be encouraged to push beyond comfort zones and traditional media practices. Find what propels the creative moment with intensive collaboration sketches engaging classical clay processes and component prototyping with 3D immersion technologies to then develop and expand on your discoveri...

print-on-clay-with-cathy-terepocki

In this workshop the participants will explore different methods of surface decoration with a focus on print on clay. The workshop will cover a variety of techniques using slips and underglazes (ranging from low tech mono-printing including tissue transfer and relief printing to screen-printing) as well as inglaze and overglaze decals. The applications of these techniques are suitable for wheel-th...

exploring-the-narrative-with-carole-epp

In this 5-day workshop, participants will work with Carole Epp to develop and explore narrative in functional and/or sculptural work. Beginning with design considerations, storytelling, and concept development, this workshop will give the students the confidence and skills to bring their ideas to life. Ongoing feedback demos and slideshows will round out the class as well as some social media disc...