Art Taught by the Masters! Master Artist Workshops


By WSIL Events

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Location: Paducah School of Art and Design, KY


Event Description

The Paducah School of Art and Design is hosting master artist workshops this summer! Spend your summer days in two-, three-, or five-day intensive workshops with master artists from around the country who will be your guides through a world of artistic possibilities.
June 27-28
Martha Grover – A Passion for Porcelain
Discover the idiosyncrasies of working with porcelain through throwing and altering techniques suited for this elegant material and how to exploit its best qualities.
Jessica Calderwood – The Enameled Image
Working from personal sketches and reference images, you can learn how to draw and paint using vitreous enamel on copper and steel.
July 25–26
Harris Deller - Line to Volume and Back Again
Explore the beginning of form in line, development of contour, and building ceramic forms with mass and volume, as well creating emotion through heat and gravity.
August 1-2
Tova Lund - The Found Object in Contemporary Jewelry
Driftwood, shells, bones, and the like, all contribute to an artist’s collection table. Celebrate the natural found object and its sentimentality, as well as its potential for capturing narrative in wearable art.
Craig Rhodes - On-Glaze and Production Techniques
Take advantage of the archival qualities of clay while transferring skills learned in using watercolor, oil, and acrylic painting techniques.
August 7-9
Susan Beecher – Seasonal Salt Fire
Discover soda/salt firing techniques through demonstrations and hands on work exploring the process of decorating, glazing, and firing.
August 12-16
Doug Harling - Granulation: Methods and Techniques
Discover the “hows” and “whys” of the ancient granulation technique and its applications for the contemporary metalsmith.
John Neely- Pots for Tea
Experience a close look at the mechanics of teapot construction through interspersing hands-on demonstrations with theoretical considerations.

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