INTENSIVE PLASTER WORKSHOP

INTENSIVE PLASTER WORKSHOP 4-day workshop

Dates for Intensive Plaster Workshop:

  • 5th – 8th March 2018
  • 12th – 15th March 2018
  • Fall 2018 (Dates are coming soon)

The Intensive Plaster month is back again this year after the success of the previous workshop and subsequent month long plaster and slip casting focused residency.

Guldagergaard is proud to announce the return of the Intensive Plaster Workshop with Guldagergaard technician and ceramic designer Harriet Caslin.

This 4 day workshop is suitable for all levels of experience in plaster, however basic knowledge in ceramic processes is essential. The objectives of the workshop is to support you with your specific needs for your mould making project and will ensure all participants will leave Guldagergaard with a master model and mould, and the knowledge to continue working in plaster in their own practice. During the workshop you will have guidance and technical support from the Guldagergaard team, with full access to the well equipped studio and facilities.

 

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This workshop aims to cover the following areas:

  • Model making using machine and hand techniques. Demonstration and practical tuition to the specialist plaster equipment in the studio including the plaster lathe and plaster wheel.
  • Precision plaster model making techniques by hand such as carving and sledging.
  • Mould making which covers basic ‘drop-out’ and simple multiple part moulds. Introduction to different mould making techniques such as ‘crack’ moulds.
  • How to make basic technical drawings for model making to help visualise a refined finished product.
  • Slip casting in porcelain and other casting clays with demonstrations on finishing techniques ready for firing. (NB It may not be possible for you to bisque fire any casts you make during the 5 days because of drying and firing times)

Price:
3,400 DKK
2,400 DKK (student rate)

Price includes:
Tuition and support, materials, studio space rental from 09.00 – 17.00 with use of all Guldagergaard equipment. Price does not include accommodation, travel food or other living expenses.

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Accomodation:

If you wish to book accommodation at Guldagergaard during the workshop this can be arranged by emailing ceramic@ceramic.dk. Please note it might not always be possible to provide accommodation in a single room for shorter periods but we will endeavor to do what we can.

DEADLINE for applying: 1 month before workshop.

If any question regarding the workshop contact:
Studio Technician – Harriet Caslin on email: harriet@ceramic.dk
Or call: +45 5819 0016

Read more if you wish to participate in our extended workshop:
Intensive Plaster Residency Package

Bring personal tools

Artists must bring all their personal tools for working in the studio. As an artist-in-residence, you are expected to work independently in the studios and follow the Studio Rules and House Rules. All materials and firing expenses will be accounted for according to the current rates and the Danish suppliers’ prices. All technical assistance for specific projects must be scheduled ahead of time & paid for according to the use. 

Safety and insurance

As an artist-in-residence, you are responsible for your own personal safety and will be charged for any damage you may cause to other persons, facilities, equipment, etc.
Please make sure that you have valid international work, health and accident insurance during your stay.
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Documentation and donations

You are expected to leave 10 slides/images and write a brief report of your project for our archive. A short description is also required for artworks donated to the shop or the Guldagergaard Collection. All donations for the collection will be evaluated by the Advisory Board.

Computer and WIFI

Guldagergaard offers wireless Internet access for resident artists in studios and manor house. Please bring your own computer and bring your adaptor for projectors, printer, scanner etc. The public library in Skælskør has access to computers if you cannot bring your own.
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Bikes

We have bikes for rent.

Shipping

Packages/luggage can be sent through the postal office or a local transport company. Shipping requires a proforma invoice. Ask the staff at Guldagergaard for further information. You pay for technical hours. Shipping is your own responsibility.