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Erika Albrecht Ceramics art classes in London
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Erika Albrecht Ceramics art classes in London

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Erika Albrecht Ceramics

11 reviews
11 reviews

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Erika was commissioned by Hampton Court Palace to hand paint the recreation of King George I. chocolate cups, originally made by Meissen Porcelain Manufacture.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.

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Art

Painting

Pottery And Mosaics

Crafts

Jewellery Making

Reviews(11)View all reviews

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Christabel
21 Nov
Erika is the loveliest! She was very patient during the class and listened very attentively to what I would like to learn and achieve from her class. She is also very responsive to before and after class texts which is very helpful for finding the way to her studio and collecting your finished piece
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Aimee
20 Jan
Erika is one of the loveliest people I’ve ever met! Her warmth and enthusiasm shines through, making the classes she teaches an absolutely wonderful experience. I took for granted the amount of skill and talent one needs in her profession, it’s no simple accomplishment. Having Erika show me her pieces and taking me through the steps of painting my own plate made me appreciate how much depth there is to such an art. Highly recommend her class, not only do you leave the class with a porcelain plate handmade by her and painted by you, you also get a relaxing, happy evening that serves as a brilliant escape from life’s chaos.
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Laura
21 Jan
This was an incredible experience, and I can not wait for my next class. Erika is so knowledgeable and patient with her instruction. Her mastery in porcelain painting (evident in her beautiful art pieces!) and her teaching method made this the perfect intro to fine porcelain painting!
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Stephen
16 Dec
My girlfriend and I had a great time learning the intricacies of making porcelain jewellery, so much fun! We are really pleased with the results and have some unique gifts for Christmas. Thank you!

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Christabel
21 Nov
Erika is the loveliest! She was very patient during the class and listened very attentively to what I would like to learn and achieve from her class. She is also very responsive to before and after class texts which is very helpful for finding the way to her studio and collecting your finished piece
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Aimee
20 Jan
Erika is one of the loveliest people I’ve ever met! Her warmth and enthusiasm shines through, making the classes she teaches an absolutely wonderful experience. I took for granted the amount of skill and talent one needs in her profession, it’s no simple accomplishment. Having Erika show me her pieces and taking me through the steps of painting my own plate made me appreciate how much depth there is to such an art. Highly recommend her class, not only do you leave the class with a porcelain plate handmade by her and painted by you, you also get a relaxing, happy evening that serves as a brilliant escape from life’s chaos.
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Laura
21 Jan
This was an incredible experience, and I can not wait for my next class. Erika is so knowledgeable and patient with her instruction. Her mastery in porcelain painting (evident in her beautiful art pieces!) and her teaching method made this the perfect intro to fine porcelain painting!
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Stephen
16 Dec
My girlfriend and I had a great time learning the intricacies of making porcelain jewellery, so much fun! We are really pleased with the results and have some unique gifts for Christmas. Thank you!
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Maria
9 Aug
Erika was wonderful, I had a great time and learned a lot from here. Time just flew away. I made some very nice things which she then ovened for me. She’s definitely an artist and good at explaining her work too. Very recommend!
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Sae-Won
24 Aug
I really enjoyed Erika's workshop and also to see an artist studio. I was shown how to mix pigments with a mixing medium and to handle the brush, which was quite tricky but Erika was very attentive and helped me when necessary. I practised on a wide plate and painted a mug that I wanted to take home. Erika was very prompt with her email communication and I picked up a mug I painted about 2 weeks after my workshop. She was a very skilled artist and a nice teacher!
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Manal
6 Feb
I had a lovely evening at this workshop with Erika. She is so knowledgeable and experienced, the time really flew by. She walks you through all the basics thoroughly and gives you time to practice - and you get to create a truly unique piece!
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Stephen
1 Dec
Erika was really knowledgeable, able to answer my many questions, and helped me to understand how to work with the materials. She is very skilled and I feel like I learned a lot from a single session. Will definitely come back to learn more!
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Maria
27 Jan
I loved to learn a little about porcelain and the painting, the teacher was very clear, patience and friendly!! The results were wonderful people love the earrings I made!!
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Bitta
6 Feb
I have known Erika for a couple of years now and I am a big fan of her work, so I was very excited when she announced the workshop. Erika is very patient, friendly and informative. I am a total newbie when it comes to ceramics and she answered all of my questions in detail. I absolutely recommend Erika Albrecht Ceramics's classes to anyone who is serious about learning something new in ceramics, but even to people who occasionally just want to spend a quiet night away from their computers and mobile phones, in a nice atmosphere doing something creative and different. This experience was a true blessing for me personally.
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Janah
19 Feb
The whole venue was just amazing. Erika explained very well how to use and mix colours, all tactics. Atmosphere in studio was cool and exciting and definitely I learnt a lot already on my first class. A big thank you to Erika and definitely recommend and will go back. Well presented done ceramic porcelain jewellery class.