Nerikomi and Zogan Colored Porcelain Clay Techniques Workshop with Dorothy Feibleman
Date: December 6, 7 and 8, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm daily
Tuition: $600 (Supply fee not included)
Limited to 15 participants
Registration deadline: November 15, 2008
In this intensive three-day workshop students will learn how to work with nerikomi and zogan inlaid laminated colored porcelain clay using a unique variety of coloring and fusing methods developed by the artist. Participants will learn how to mix colors, how to make gradations and how to make patterns. They will also complete a sake cup or tea bowl and learn finishing techniques.
Since, 1995 the London-based artist has worked with white clays with varied translucency and color and recently she developed new translucent white porcelains. She is currently working on a book about colored clay in contemporary Japanese ceramics and its influences from and to the West.
Feibleman regularly conducts workshops internationally and has been artist in residence in Jikken kobo, Inax, Tokoname, Seto Ceramic and Glass Center, Seto City, and Shigaraki Cultural Park, Shigaraki.
Her work is included in a number of public collections including Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Stuttgart Museum, Germany, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.