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Ceramics - Surface Treatment and Printmaking Techniques

DATES: Thursday April 3rd, 4th and 5th 6:00 - 9:00 pm

LOCATION: Riverlodge Recreation Centre, Kitimat BC

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Are you interested in expanding your range of surface treatments? This course focuses on a range of fun and interesting surface treatments that will take  your surface decoration skills to the next level.   

Through demonstration and practice we explore a range of image transfer and layered decorating techniques including: mixing and using coloured clay slips for transfers, stenciling, and sgraffito; two different approaches to using mishima inlay;  making our own custom stamps using carved lino and custom bisque molds.

We will also look at ways to use a common HP Laser Printer for a range of image transfer techniques including  thermal resist transfers using high resolution images; simple screen printing techniques;  lithographic printing on clay; and making and using custom overglaze decals.

WORKSHOP FEES: $169 plus gst, includes printing materials.

SUITABILITY: for those who have had instruction and/or have experience in hand-building and basic forming skills.