Price 60 PER PERSON
City AIDONE (EN)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
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Timetable 09:00 - 13:00
Availability 8 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA, ENG, RUS
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

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HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE

After a brief introduction on the working process of the ceramics, from molding to decoration, and the explanation of the various techniques, the traveler will have the chance to create a product using the technique called "a lastra" (after spreading on a suitable work surface a slab of clay of uniform thickness, he will design, realize and finish his piece), or the technique "a colombino" (starting from the "sausages" of clay, the so-called "colombini" obtained by rolling the clay with both hands on a work plan, he will create a piece of convex, cylindrical or conical shape).
After the natural drying times, all the objects will be cooked and shipped to travelers. The shipment, whether in Italy, is included in the price of the workshop.

SOME TIPS

Aidone is in Sicily, but it is also mountain, so even on summer there is some fresh air. Bring a jumper or a jacket then!
I suggest you to dress comfortable clothes, I will give you the apron.

MOLDING POTTERY

HOW THE EXPERIENCE WILL BE
After a brief introduction on the working process of the ceramics, from molding to decoration, and the explanation of the various techniques, the traveler will have the chance to create a product using the technique called "a lastra" (after spreading on a suitable work surface a slab of clay of uniform thickness, he will design, realize and finish his piece), or the technique "a colombino" (starting from the "sausages" of clay, the so-called "colombini" obtained by rolling the clay with both hands on a work plan, he will create a piece of convex, cylindrical or conical shape). After the natural drying times, all the objects will be cooked and shipped to travelers. The shipment, whether in Italy, is included in the price of the workshop.
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Price 60 PER PERSON
City AIDONE (EN)
Date Choose your favourite date with the artisan. Write him below!
Send Message Send a message and ask for a new date to the artisan here!
Timetable 09:00 - 13:00
Availability 8 PLACES AVAILABLE
Spoken languages ITA, ENG, RUS
Children SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
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SOME TIPS
Aidone is in Sicily, but it is also mountain, so even on summer there is some fresh air. Bring a jumper or a jacket then! I suggest you to dress comfortable clothes, I will give you the apron.

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DECORATING CERAMICS

Lorenzo, ceramist

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After a brief introduction on the stages of production of the ceramics, from the molding to the different techniques of decoration, the traveler will garnish an already cooked object using the "maiolica" technique and choosing the decoration he likes the most. At the end of the experience you will bring the creation with you, and if you want to wait the 20 hours cooking process we also have some rooms available at my girlfriend's B&B, which is right above my lab (adding only 25€ to the aforementioned price). In this way you will also enjoy the amazing village of Aidone and the wonderful surroundings that are among the Unesco heritage. Otherwise we can ship the object for free in Italy or by courier if requested.

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Agata, ceramist

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The experience begins with a guided tour around our factory. There you will be introduced to all the phases that are necessary for the creation of our products. In addition we will give you a brochure. There you could find all the information that have been explained to you during the visit. Decoration. In this workshop you will decorate an object in terracotta. We will choose it together. The first step is to glaze it. The second step is to decorate it. We will decide which decorative technique to use among: free-hand drawing, pouncing or by stencil. You could decorate one or more pieces. To complete them, they will be cooked for 48 hours. We will ship them to you once they are ready. (Free shipping only within Italy).

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This experience will begin with a brief introduction regarding the definition and classification of pottery items that will be followed by a focus on the materials and tools you will work with. After that, apprentices will get directly in touch with these materials and tools to realize a vase following one of these techniques: "a lucignolo" or "a colombino", "a lastre" or "a colaggio". Then we will try the moulding of a plate with the potter's wheel. For lunch you will be my guest and I will let you taste a traditional dish from Abruzzi. In the afternoon we will realize an object with the Raku technique, and once glazed and cooked, you'll be ready to bring it home with you.

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