Traditional Pottery workshop
12 July to 9:30 - 18:00
In this workshop we will make known the pottery and modeling clay craft. The activity provides the practice of the potter's wheel work and sensitization to multiple surrounding processes as well as parallel construction methods. Based on the art of ancient production of artifacts from clay, It is intended to approach the various materials and tools, with various techniques. explores here on FB photo album
Make known the fundamentals and symbolism of this ancient craft and characteristic of Portuguese culture, qualities of the clay, the modeling techniques and their cooking, It is the purpose of this workshop. The training includes theory and practice with potter's wheels and craft items will be manufactured that participants will take home.
Contents | Program
- Introduction and presentation
- Knead and prepare the Clay
- Practice Pottery - centering the clay, make bowls, cups, plates, Mugs
- Finishes on parts
- To observe and understand the drying cycle
- Learn how to make collages freight and glues
- Decorations end using stamps, esgrafitado and polishing
All who are interested by rudimentary and manual techniques in an introductory way or want to deepen knowledge in the field of ceramics and clay. It is not necessary previous experience.
Forming | Ana Maló | Craftswoman
Ana Malo falls in love with the ceramic 1995, when will reside in Viana do Alentejo, land of potters traditions. There meets the Sun Workshop, where you are given the opportunity to learn working. Complement their training with professional course Wheel Pottery, by Craftsmen Training Regional Centre for Reguengos de Monsaraz. then acquires the first equipment and begin to structure your activity as creator, forming and encouraging in the ceramics area. In 2000, creates the workshop “À Roda do Barro” (see link here), first installed in Viana do Alentejo center and after roaming all over the country, with which it has shared and transmitted his love for wheel magic of Potter and would unpredictability of ceramic. Over dozens of animation and training activities, for public and private entities, Ana Malo has made proof of their technical capabilities and fostering and transmission of knowledge.