Objects and Images
June 20 - 25, 2021
Israel Davis · israeldavis.com
Workshop at a glance
Explore the potential of screenprinting with underglazes to produce images that are applied onto clay objects.
- Applying images to clay objects with screen-printed transfer
- Hanbuilding and wheel-throwing in clay
- Creating imagery in Photoshop
- Clay froms
- Screenprinted and image transfer
- Laptop computer with Photoshop software
- Newsprint transfer methods with slips and underglazes
- Producing images to screen
- Produce pottery and sculptures with various imagery
Israel Davis is an artist and educator from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has taught more than 40 workshops on his techniques both nationally and internationally. Davis has been included in over 100 exhibitions at such venues as the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, and at The Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh. His creative endeavors include new works that combine ceramics, digital fabrication technologies and mixed media.
This workshop explores the potential of screen-printing to produce images that are applied onto clay objects. Students will use handbuilding and wheel-throwing techniques to produce pottery and sculptural works. Screen-printed newsprint transfer methods with slips and underglazes are covered. You will discover the necessary steps for creating imagery in Photoshop, exposing screens and printing. Participants will also utilize screen drawing fluid and screen filler to produce images directly to screen. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600 · materials list
Registration Opens February 1, 2021.
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