Programmes

Head of Department: Maria Ana Vasco Costa and Vasco Futscher
Complete three-year program. The emphasis on practice all throughout the training process, complemented by the intervention of guest professionals, guided tours and historical information, aims at providing a knowledge of the tradition of Ceramics as a basis for innovation, development of individual expression and a progressive autonomy of the students’ work. The school year is divided in modules of variable duration, oriented by different teachers and allowing for the exploration of various approaches to ceramic materials. The modules’ thematic content orients the students’ practice towards a variety of techniques and procedures.
Options of further development by applying to Individual Project and/or Advanced Course in the Visual Arts.

Teachers: Ana Maria Cardoso, Elsa Figueiredo, Helena Brízido, João Abreu Valente, Joana Gonçalves Pereira, José Meco, Katie Lagast, Madalena Parreira, Vasco Futscher, Luciana Florence (monitora)

Dates 07 Oct 2019 to 19 Jun 2020
Duration Annual
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada

Dates 07 Oct 2019 to 19 Jun 2020
Duration Annual
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada

Fee 10 x 195€ + 150€ (Enrolment) + 4,50€ (Insurance) (for enrolments up to 15th september)

Admission Ceramics 2 or equivalent training. Portfolio presentation. Interview.

Disciplines

Attachments Timetable

Dates 07 Oct 2019 to 19 Jun 2020
Duration Annual
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada

Fee 10 x 205€ + 150€ (Enrolment) + 4,50€ (Insurance) (for enrolments up to 15th september)

Admission Ceramics 2 or equivalent training. Portfolio presentation. Interview.

Disciplines

Notes At the end of Ceramics 3 the Certificate for the Plan of Basic Studies in Ceramics is issued. Option of further development through application to Individual Project, Advanced Course in Visual Arts, or other.

Attachments Timetable

Date 24 Jan to 24 Apr 2020
Location Ar.Co – Antigo Mercado de Xabregas, Lisboa.
Number of hours 28 hours - 25 Credits

Price 200€ + 20€ (Enrolment) + 2,50€ (Insurance)

Schedule Fridays from 11h00 to 13h00

Type occasional

Program A simple and didactic methodology introduces the participants to the main themes of the history of Ceramics. Ample visual information and bibliographies are provided.

Teachers

Date Grupo I - 02 a 18 Dez 2019 Grupo II - 17 Fev a 04 Mar 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 15 hours

Price 105€ + 10,50€ (Insc) + 2,50€ (Seg)

Schedule Mondays and Wednesdays from 10h to 13h

Type occasional

Program Elaboration of samples/tests from glazing recipes. Introducing components that promote variations. Analysis of results and selection of glazes for application. Demonstration of, and experimentation with, glazing techniques: dipping, pouring, brush and compressor.

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Teachers

Date Grupo I: 02 a 18 Dez 2019 Grupo II: 17 Fev a 04 Mar 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 15 hours

Price 105€ + 10,50€ (Insc) + 2,50€ (Seg)

Schedule Mondays and Wednesdays from 10h to 13h

Type occasional

Program
Learning how to make simple molds in plaster. Exploring the potential of this
technique for the construction of clay objects.

Notes

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Date 11, 18, 25 Março e 1 de Abril 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 24 hours

Price 170€ + 17€ (Enrolm) + 2,50€ (Ins)

Schedule Wednesdays from 10h to 13h and from 14h às 17h

Type occasional

Program Learning and practicing construction on the potter’s wheel. Exploration of the expressive and artistic potential of this technique.

Teachers

Date 08 to 22 May 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 18 hours

Price 125€ + 12,50€ (Insc) + 2,50€ (Seg)

Schedule Fridays from 10h to 13h and from 14h to 17h

Type occasional

Teachers

Date 25 Jan, 1, 8 and 15 Feb 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 12 hours

Price 125,00€ + 0,75€ (seg.) - materials included

Schedule Saturdays from 10am to 1pm

Type occasional

Program Exploring the formal properties of liquid porcelain. Integrating organic materials and using casts to produce pieces. Firing at high temperature.

Teachers

Date 25 Jan, 1, 8 and 15 Feb 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 12 hours

Price 125,00€ + 0,75€ (seg.) - includes materials

Schedule Saturdays from 10am to 1pm

Type occasional

Program Introduction to the universe of glazed ceramics. Brief theoretical presentation and practical training. Participants will elaborate glazing recipes and experiment with glazing techniques (dip glazing, pouring, brush, compressor). The samples produced belong to the participants, who can take them home after the workshop has ended.

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Date 7, 14, 21 and 28 Mar 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 12 hours

Price 125,00€ + 0,75€ (ins.) - includes materials

Schedule Saturdays from 10h to 13h

Type occasional

Program Learning how to prepare colored stoneware and exploring its formal properties using different techniques of applying the material. With the different stoneware created, participants will build a simple piece which will be fired and glazed in a kiln.

Teachers

Date 7, 14, 21 and 28 Mar 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 12 hours

Price 125,00€ + 0,75€ (ins.) - includes materials

Schedule Saturdays from 10h to 13h

Type occasional

Program Learning how to build on the potter’s wheel. Exploring the formal properties of this technique. Firing the works using a conventional kiln.

Teachers

Date 9, 16, 23 and 30 May 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 12 hours

Price 125,00€ + 0,75€ (seg.) - includes materials.

Schedule Saturdays from 10h to 13h

Type occasional

Program Learning how to build simple plaster molds. Exploring the formal potential of this technique in the building of clay pieces.

Teachers

Date 9, 16, 23 and 30 May 2020
Location Ar.Co - Quinta de São Miguel, Almada
Number of hours 12 hours

Price 125,00€ + 0,75€ (ins.) - includes materials

Schedule Saturdays from 10am to 1pm

Type occasional

Program Learning the traditional technique of majolica tile painting, producing contemporary recreations through the introduction of other techniques of ceramic decoration.

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