Arts – Crafts creative:
– Ceramic arts, pottery, ceramic decoration, ceramic decorative
The Ceramics throughout history has played a utilitarian and ornamental currently conducting objects in ceramics have become an art, an instrument of personal expression. The formal experimentation with new trends and the use of new materials, textures and cooking has allowed the ceramics reach a higher stage. Production of ceramic objects, in different pastries and using various manual and mechanical techniques of shaping, treating cooking surfaces and pieces are the work developed by the master potter (craftsman). lathes, kilns (clay, earthenware, porcelain), rolling clay, enameling booths, “biscuit” dough, dies, easels, tornetas … are some of the tools required for the development of the activity in the different pottery craft workshops. Having developed stage Pottery proceeds to the Decoration of the ceramic pieces. The ceramic decorator operates with experienced hands by manual and serial (silkscreen).
– Printing: Printing process through a screen or sieve, similar to the stencil. – Stenciling: Stamping passing brush drawings of sheet metal that are pre-cut.
All ceramist therefore has to master the techniques of Pottery and Decor and know and experience the Ceramic artistic to and the Mould Modeling and ceramics.
– Model and Mold: The modeler is responsible for preparing the idea of the ceramic piece designed and mass production.
Murals, unique pieces of great format and quality. Different ceramic pieces in diverse shapes and finishes. Objects that express the originality, personality and character of the ceramic artist. Other beautiful objects that provide functionality: – tables, candle holders, lamps, mirrors, relax, boxes, Soup Bowls, plates, urns … etc. These are some of the many possibilities that can be found in the work in Contemporary Ceramics.
Inspiration is among other sources in traditional pottery, antique Pottery and Ceramics primitive. The world of ceramics a large field to continuous experimentation (research) at temperatures of cooking (from low temperature parts such as the “raku” to the high temperature refractory and enamels) as well as materials and forms.
Different textures, aesthetic decorations (symmetries), volume (geometric structures), finished are some elements to consider in a piece of pottery.