- Painting and Drawing
- Painting - Ancient Techniques
- Painting - Contemporary Techniques
- Fashion Design
- Visual Arts
- Pottery and Ceramic Decoration
- Interior Design
- Art history
Pottery and Ceramic Decoration
Pottery objects are among the first artifacts ever made by mankind. In modern times this discilpline has developed a new charm an d finds application in design and sculpture. The course aims to convey the basics that will allow the student to develop later independently the work at the pottery wheel and to learn decoration techniques.
Classes are Monday to Friday, from 9.00 - 13.00 / 14.00 - 17.00, students can choose how many hours to do and at what time, in accordance with the school.
It is necessary to enroll at least 2 weeks in advance in order to secure a spot in the class.
Classes are held in Italian or English (the teacher speaks basic English).
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Since the number of students for this course is limited, before sending an application it is necessary to inquire about the availability of the course in the period of choice.
For this course, upfront payment of the entire tuition fee is required at the moment of the enrolment.
The Pottery and Ceramic Decoration course takes place in a workshop nearby the school, where students are
given the chance to learn an ancient form of craft. The course provides them with the necessary skills
to work with clay using the pottery wheel as well as hand paint their creations.
For this kind of work, the control of the movements and of the force applied to the matter are essential. So first, the students learn how to handle the clay (for example they will learn to move the clay to its center of gravity so it can keep its balance for the whole shaping process) and how to use the tools necessary to work with it on the pottery wheel.
Afterwards they will shape their creations and apply the finishing touches such as details, handles and decorations.
It is also possible to focus only on the decorating techniques by working on ceramic items already made.
The school is equipped with a kiln to fire the ceramic works. The manufact will have to sit for 2 weeks before being fired.