“Become a Ceramist” is a unique chance to experience the creative and extremely charming process of ceramic making from a sensual and emotional perspective. The classes take place at the School of Ceramics of Deruta. Participants are welcomed to the lecture room for some theoretical training. There, you will learn about the history of ceramic arts with a focus on Umbria’s contribution. It is a fun and informative excursion which will allow you to understand and appreciate this treasure not only for its daily use but as well for its artistic value.
The classroom session is followed by a practical demonstration in shaping, painting, and firing. After the demonstration, it will be your turn to create a masterpiece! After you finalize your creation, you will get the chance to tour the Deruta factory.
After the lesson, all works will be corrected, fired and delivered to the hotel one or two days later.
4 hours - € 60 per person
3 hours - € 45 per person.
Ceramist for one day!
Let´s learn to paint
The classes take place at the Museum of Ceramics of Deruta and have a duration of 3 hours.
“Ceramist for one day!” takes you on an exciting journey through the creative process of ceramic decorating: from the analysis and choice of materials to painting. Each participant shows his or her own work to the group. Professionals watch, analyze and discuss the work, chosen subjects, colors, and painting techniques. At the conclusion of the class you will visit the Ceramic Museum of Deruta, where you can examine the historic, artistic and contextual aspects of great works and evaluate your work to the collection of the museum.
Price: € 15 (1/20 participants)
The offer includes a museum ticket and firing of your products. Packaging and delivering of the materials is charged extra.
All prices refer to the calendar year 2011 and can be modified at the moment of confirmation.