Ceramic Design Course

Art
£290.00
CERAMIC course

Course Dates:  Saturdays, 19th October –  14th December

Times: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Fee: £290.00 (includes course materials except glazing and firing)

In this introductory course, students will first be introduced to the materials and their uses. After which they will be shown painting techniques in the Iznik style and start to design their own works for the class. Then they transfer their chosen design onto a ceramic surface. This will take the bulk of the term and at the end, the students will be firing their works which they can claim as their own impressions of the Iznik style.

All levels of ability and experience welcome.

All necessary materials will be provided for the course. There will be one glazing day per term and unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that pieces won’t be damaged in the kiln or survive the firing.

Course Features

  • Max Students15
  • Duration9 week
  • Skill levelall
  • LanguageEnglish - Turkish
  • Curriculum of Ceramic Design Course

    In this introductory course students will first be introduced to the materials and their uses. After which they will be shown painting techniques in the Iznik style and start to design their own works for the class. Then they transfer their chosen design onto a ceramic surface. This will take the bulk of the term and at the end the students will be firing their works which they can claim as their own impressions of the Iznik style.

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Instructor

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Sibel Pekgoz & Mustafa Caner Kurt

Sibel Pekgoz graduated from Gazi University in Ankara after studying Fine Arts. She worked for 12 years in the field of Ceramics and Glass Technology at Ankara Technical Institute. She exhibited ceramic and tile works on many themed projects and exhibitions. At the Ankara Technical Institute , she started working on glass bead and glass fusion by establishing the "Decorative Glass Workshop". In October of 2016 she moved to London. Here she makes traditional marbling art in her leisure time and works on individual tiles in the "Fired Treasures" ceramic studio. This year she is starting ceramics course programs with the Yunus Emre Institute in London.

Mustafa was born in İstanbul in 1983. He started his associate degree in 2002 at University of Marmara, Vocational School of Technical Sciences. In 2004 he started at the Ceramics Department in the University of Marmara, Faculty of Fine Arts. By using the opportunity of taking double Majors of his University he started in the Department of Industrial Products Design as a second Major in 2006. In 2009 he get his first B.A. in Ceramics with a degree. While continuing his second Major, he attended to "Escola De Arte Antonio Failde" art school in Spain for one semester in 2011. He graduated from the Department of Industrial Products Design and get his second B.A. In 2012 Mustafa Caner Kurt, attended many national and international studies during his education. He is now continuing his work in the UK with ZEN Ceramic.

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