Alicante, Spain

Art tour with Irina Pankovskaya

21 to 30 October 2018
1200 Eu
Alicante, Spain
Art tour with Irina Pankovskaya
21 to 30 October 2018
1200 Eu
It's really the unique Ceramic Workshops. Usually artists teach students in their studios. But we decided to do more then we can – invite very bright and sunbeam Irina Pankovskaya to visit sunny Spain and invite you to her workshops.

Our master classes will be in the studios of our friends in Alicante nearby blue sea. So right after work we go to a café at the seaside.

How the master classes are going? At first we model in clay and paint plates during 2 days. Then we leave the finished crockery to dry and go to the excursions, Altea, Calp, Benidorm, test wine in the Bodega Francisco Gomez. After that we are back to our classes.

This master classes are for beginners and for persons who have any skills and want to improve it.
It's really the unique ceramic workshops. Usually artists teach students in their studios. But we decided to do more then we can – invite very bright and sunbeam Irina Pankovskaya to visit sunny Spain and invite you to her workshops.

Our master classes will be in the studios of our friends in Alicante nearby blue sea. So right after work we go to a café at the seaside.

How the master classes are going? At first we model in clay and paint plates during 2 days. Then we leave the finished crockery to dry and go to the excursions, Altea, Calpe, Benidorm, test wine in the Bodega Francisco Gomez. After that we are back to our classes.

This master classes are for beginners and for persons who have any skills and want to improve it.
Irina Pankovskaya
Russian ceramist
She was born in the ancient Russian city of Kirzhach. She graduated the Abramtsev Art College of Vasnetsov and the Stroganov School for Technical Drawing. She is a member of the Union of Ceramists of Moscow. For a long time she was graphic artist. She made the books "Slavs's Tales" and "Left-hander".
She has started to work with clay since 2009 year. Her works are in private collections in Russia, Belarus, Czech Republic, Austria, Japan, America.
In 2017 she won the nomination "Work of the Year" at the Fair of Masters, the most popular Russian online art-market.
What we are going to do

Master class "Mug and saucer set" (2 sessions)

" We make clay a cup and a plate and paint it. We use the techniques of a layer, a ball and a tourniquet. I teach you and answer your questions about different techniques, materials and etc. At the end you will get your tea set which made with your own hands," - explains Irina Pankovskaya.

First session (3-4 hours)

"We make clay a cup and a plate using the technique "ball" and "tourniquet". Then we apply a pattern with an awl. We use my author's stamps. At the end we leave our products to dry and make the first baking. It takes a few days," - says Irina Pankovskaya.

Second sessions (4-5 hours)

"We paint plates. I tell you about glazes and show how to work with it. Then we leave our plates to dry and make the second baking. It takes 18 – 24 hours," - says Irina Pankovskaya.

Irina Pankovskaya
Russian ceramist
Works of participants of the master class

Master class "Hand paint plates"

Irina Pankovskaya:

"It takes about 5-6 hours. We paint a plate with the engobe painting technique. And I tell you about engobes and answer all your questions. You can choose your patterns or my patterns. At the end of the session we cover our plates a transparent glaze and leave for baking. It takes 18-24 hours. You can use your plate for a kitchen or for decorating your house.

What you can take for our master class
Nothing! We have all you need.

What have we time to do:

  • Make clay a cup and a plate and paint it.
  • Learn the technique of layers, balls and tourniquets.
  • Walk around the picturesque vineyard of the Bodega Francisco Gomez, learn how to make wine and, of course, test it.
  • Visit Altea, Calp and Benidorm.
  • Hunt for treasures and bargain with excitement at the flea market.
  • Drink the blue champagne by deep blue sea.
Schedule day by day
21 to 30 October 2018
The weather in Alicante
The Spaniards say that the end of October is the closing holiday season. It sounds strange for us because the temperature is about +23+25 and the water is about +20. The sunny days prevail all the year round here. It's rain 2-3 times only in October.
Do you want to book?
The price is 1200 Euro per person
What is included?
Transfer
Airport – hotel and excursions.
Hotel
Twin share room, supplement for sole use of a hotel room.
3 workshops with Irina Pankovskaya
All materials are included.
Excursions
Bodega Francisco Gomez, Calpe, Altea and Benidorm.
Supply
A breakfast in the hotel, dinners in the restaurants according the schedule.
And our favorite "blue champagne" to each participant as a gift!
We can help
To make the best route and
to buy the cheapest tickets.
Booking – 50% payment.
The rest amount is transferred to the account of the organizers during a month.

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Photo: Irina Pankovskaya, Inna Dmitrieva, Terra Alicante.