Upcoming Workshops

Corso Base Officinesaffi 2

BASE COURSE NOON

The foundation course is designed to provide the fundamental concepts and practical skills necessary for working with clay, from the design of an object to its creation using the principal techniques of manual construction.

Details

During each course, students will make simple forms, practical and decorative objects of many different types. Practical sessions will be accompanied by the observation of historic and modern works in ceramics, from the areas of artistic production and design.

The courses are designed for small groups, so that each student can receive close attention. Students will be encouraged to perform exercises that provide an introduction to the dynamics of forms, and simple projects preceding actual construction: they will be the starting point for the definition of the next cycle of objects made in the advanced course.

In the final stages of the course, students will be provided with basic knowledge of the properties and preparation of clay, the use of ceramic coatings, and techniques of firing in electric kilns. Objects will be decorated with slip and glazes.

Cost for 5 lessons: 250 euro

+ membership card 5 € (valid for 12 months)
The card will be given at the beginning of the course

start of course: Wednesday 28 February
end of course: Wednesday 28 March
from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm

For information: corsi@officinesaffi.com

SOLD OUT


Corso Base Officinesaffi 4

Foundation Course DAY TIME

The foundation course is designed to provide the fundamental concepts and practical skills necessary for working with clay, from the design of an object to its creation using the principal techniques of manual construction.

Details

During each course, students will make simple forms, practical and decorative objects of many different types. Practical sessions will be accompanied by the observation of historic and modern works in ceramics, from the areas of artistic production and design.

The courses are designed for small groups, so that each student can receive close attention. Students will be encouraged to perform exercises that provide an introduction to the dynamics of forms, and simple projects preceding actual construction: they will be the starting point for the definition of the next cycle of objects made in the advanced course.

In the final stages of the course, students will be provided with basic knowledge of the properties and preparation of clay, the use of ceramic coatings, and techniques of firing in electric kilns. Objects will be decorated with slip and glazes.

Cost for 5 lessons: 250 euro

+ membership card 5 € (valid for 12 months)
The card will be given at the beginning of the course

start of course: Thursday 1 March
end of course: Thursday 29 March
from 10.30 am to 12.30 am

For information: corsi@officinesaffi.com

SOLD OUT


Candlestick

Mixing up and Making

Workshop by Robert Cooper

Details

Robert Cooper's workshop will develop around the assembly technique as a method for creating and constructing works of different shapes and sizes. The student will be invited to produce a wide range of shapes and objects obtained from the pressure of clay on plaster and ceramic molds, but also through the slab and colombine technique. During the preparation of the objects, the artist will demonstrate a series of decoration techniques with engobes and glazes: printing on plaster surfaces, silk-screen printing on ceramics, carving on clay and plaster, use of papers and fabrics for the creation of textures and surfaces through pressure or immersion in clay, painting with engobes and enamels.
The shapes will be subsequently decorated, modeled and assembled together with the aim of creating a unique and personal composition.

The workshop is open to everyone. It is not necessary to have previously attended pottery courses.
The course will be held in English and will be translated into Italian.

Limited seats

Registration deadline 20 February 2018

SOLD OUT

The workshop will take place:
Saturday 10 March from 11am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm
Sunday 11 March from 10am to 1pm and from 2 to 5pm

Price: 290 euro

+ 5 euro membership card (valid for 12 months)
the card will be delivered at the beginning of the course


Immagine Corso Di  Decorazione

Course of Decoration

The Course of Decoration enables participants to learn the principal decorative techniques applied to the surfaces of ceramic objects.

Details

During the course, various techniques of decoration will be used, including sgraffito (scratching) and paper resist, with coloured slips and pigments. 

The various methods of working on the surface, using different patterns and textures, will also be demonstrated.

Price for 5 lessons: 250 euro

+ membership card 5 € (valid for 12 months)
The card will be given at the beginning of the course

start of course: Thursday 2nd May
end of course: Thursday 30th May
from 7pm to 9pm

For further information: corsi@officinesaffi.com tel. 02 36 68 56 96

REGISTRATION:
Before enrolling, please contact us by phone or email to check availability.

Download here the subscription form


Officine Saffy Lab Corso Di Tornio

CORSO DI TORNIO

Officine Saffi offers pot throwing courses.

Details

The course enable participants to learn how to use a potter's wheel, benefiting from the teacher's forty years of experience and the possibility of personal supervision.

Duration: all year round.

Cost of lessons for two people:
8 lessons, each 90 minutes, 400 euro
12 lessons, each 90 minutes, 600 euro + 1 free lesson

1 lesson 50 euro
(prices per person)

Cost of individual lessons:
8 lessons, each 90 minutes, 520 euro
12 lessons, each 90 minutes, 780 euro + 1 free lesson

1 lesson 65 euro

+ membership card 5 € (valid for 12 months)
The card will be given at the beginning of the course

For information: corsi@officinesaffi.com

REGISTRATION:
Before enrolling, please contact us by phone or email to check availability.

Download the form