Residential Mastercourses in a range of ceramic techniques and processes for beginners, experienced and professional ceramists. 

Our programme gives the opportunity to learn in a mutually supportive environment with experienced teachers, working with a full range of clays and kilns - from raku, high temperature gas and electric to woodfiring kilns for ash and saltglaze. 

For more details on each program please click on the program image below. Some details are still to be confirmed and will be available shortly. Places available are limited so it advisable to apply early.


1 - 5 February, 2021

Participants will have the opportunity to paint their own designs on ready fired porcelain. You will learn techniques and processes that made European porcelain the pinnacle of the ceramic arts.


A résztvevőknek lehetőségük lesz készre égetett porcelánra festeni saját terveiket. Megtanulnak olyan technikákat és folyamatokat, amelyek az európai porcelánt a kerámia művészet csúcsává tették.

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8 - 12 February, 2021

What is a personal object?
What shape is an emotion?
What is the game?

I look forward to colleagues in my course who are inspired by these issues and have a desire to think and create together on this topic.


Mik azok a személyes tárgyak?
Milyen formájú egy érzelem?
Mi a játék?

Várom a kurzusomon azokat a kollégákat, akiket inspirálnak ezek a kérdések és van kedvük közösen gondolkodni és alkotni ebben a témakörben.

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Coming soon

with Kontor Enikő

Oil raku is a wonderful firing resulting in lustrous finishes to the clay surface not possible in other firing methods. Come and make works which will be fired in the studio's famous oil raku kiln.
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Coming soon

with Ruzicska Tünde

This course will introduce different techniques for throwing on the wheel.
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11 - 17 August, 2021

Master the lithophane technique for creating porcelain artworks which reveal the extraordinary relief effects when lit from behind.
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19 - 1 August, 2021

The major elements in the creation of porcelain slip cast objects. Participants will learn the process of design, creating the original model from plaster and making the moulds, slip casting, and to have one high fire porcelain kiln with some of the finished works in at the end of the course.
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2 - 8 September 2021

A one week mastercourse to learn everything about china painting on porcelain.
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13 - 17 September, 2021

Understand and utilize the opportunities for shaping forms using molding errors. Learn how to prepare a multi-part plaster mould to shape the internal and external forms of the final object.
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21- 30 September, 2021

On this course you will learn throwing techniques, faceting and turning and other decorative mark making, Slip and glaze recipes and application techniques, Packing and firing of a wood fired saltglaze kiln
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22 - 28 September, 2021

with Susan Halls (UK)

This course will introduce several different techniques for drawing and sculpting the horse from life.
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Courses in 2022

7 - 11 March 2022

Sledging, or profiling, is a modelling technique with huge potential. Sledging describes the act of dragging a profile through wet plaster and is, essentially, extruding with plaster. Success lies in the simplicity of sledging, which relies on the preparation of templates and tools that allow you to form the plaster
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20 - 27 April, 2022

with Markus Böhm

Experimental and observational ways of working that help you to create vessels, containers and/or sculptures with a character of their own.
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Course dates to be confirmed

Due to the Coronavirus situation we have been forced to postpone some of our courses. We are currently re-scheduling the following courses. Dates will be available shortly.

2021 date to be confirmed

Participants will have the opportunity to make their own moulds with guidance and tuition from this master, learning techniques and processes that make the European porcelain tradition the pinnacle of the porcelain arts.
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2021 date to be confirmed

Come and fire your work in our Super E woodfired kiln. Bring your own work to be fired under the guidance of Enikő Kontor.
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2021 date to be confirmed

Build up rich layers of imagery by etching into clay, then combining underglaze stains, decals, enamels and lustre, to make detailed and unique ceramic illustrations.
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2021 date to be confirmed

On the course you will create an original model from plaster and making the moulds ready for slipcasting or press moulding. Bring your drawings and sketches and Gabi will guide you through the process of moulds - single piece, two part, multiple parts etc.
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date to be confirmed

In this course Susan Nemeth will explore colour, pattern and imagery using various techniques of staining and layering slips and porcelains.
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date to be confirmed

My approach is experimental and observational and together we shall work with techniques that enable you not just to observe the creation of work that is in the style of ‘Eddie Curtis’ but to inspire a way of working that helps you to create vessels, containers and/or sculptures with a singular identity of their own.
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Kecskeméti Kortárs Művészeti Műhelyek

Kecskemét Contemporary Art Studios


Kápolna u.11,
Kecskemét 6000

+36 76 486867


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