2.5 hour workshop
Starting with an introduction to the world of porcelain painting, materials, tools and techniques.
China paints are in powder form, mixed with various mediums to a paintable consistency. Once fired and fused to the glaze it wont fade, stays permanent .During this class you will learn how to mix the colors, how to apply them by fine brushes on the glazed surface, creating delicate designs. By learning the complex, traditional Chinese way of hand painting you gain a skill, technique which you can use to decorate anything in the pottery world.
Small classes, focused on you, learning the basic techniques.
No previous experience needed.
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We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
This is a Flexitime class, which means the teacher can run this class around your schedule.
Time & Location
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About your host, Erika Albrecht Ceramics
Erika is a professionally trained porcelain painter. After her qualification course and China painter Diploma, she completed 5 years experience in Herend Porcelain Manufacture, hand painting fine porcelain tableware.
After moving to the UK, she spent 8 years as a studio assistant working with leading ceramic artists, Kate Malone (judge of Pottery Throwdown on BBC) Sue Binns and Valeria Nascimento.
Erika was commissioned by Hampton Court Palace to hand paint the recreation of King George I. chocolate cups, originally made by Meissen Porcelain Manufacture. As part of the recently discovered Chocolate Kitchen, the pieces are on permanent display in the Palace.
Erika's current work is making her own range of white Bone China and black porcelain tableware, hand painted with floral motives. Using traditionally techniques and skills , creating modern designs, emphasizing the contrast between the perfection of detailed hand painting and the imperfection of hand made ceramics.
Erika was recently selected as one of 13 finalist by Liberty's Open Call, out of 9.5 k entries.
Erika is a passionate and talented teacher who enjoys sharing her knowledge of professional hand painting and teaching the technique to create beautiful designs.
All materials provided, you bring your curiosity and skills .
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.