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7 days Pottery Workshop

Embark on an extraordinary 7-day Pottery Workshop, a transformative journey that combines artistic e

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  • 925 U.S. dollars
  • Tamegroute Green Pottery

Service Description

The first two days of this immersive workshop will be spent in the picturesque village of Tamegroute, where you'll find yourself welcomed into the family house of the brilliant artisan, Abdul. Let's explore the captivating itinerary for each day: Day 1: - Begin your journey with a visit to a local factory, where you'll gather the essential resources for creating the initial clay paste and the firewood necessary for the pottery oven. - Learn to distinguish between clay suitable for crafting small items and clay ideal for larger pieces. - Engage in the meticulous preparation and filtering of the clay, ensuring its purity. - Delve into the depths of the underground Kasbah, where you'll discover the stories of families from Sub Saharan Africa. - Immerse yourself in a library brimming with ancient manuscripts, offering insights into diverse Moroccan ethnic groups' knowledge in subjects such as mathematics, poetry, astronomy, science, and Koranic scriptures. Day 2: - Begin your hands-on pottery journey, dedicating four hours each day to this enriching craft. - Use your feet to ensure the clay is free from any wood or stone particles. - Skillfully roll the clay by hand into small piles. - Receive an initial demonstration from the master artisan himself, Abdul, who will guide you in the art of using the pottery wheel. - Employ your hands and feet to shape the clay on the pottery wheel, under Abdul's expert supervision. - Engage in several guided trials to perfect your pottery wheel technique and create harmonious shapes. - Leave your masterpieces to dry overnight, eagerly awaiting the next phase of the process. Day 3: - Meticulously refine and perfect any objects that may require adjustments, using metal tools, sponges, and water. - Allow the objects to dry for a week, ensuring their strength and durability. - Embark on an exploration of the glazing process, as you experiment with mixtures to infuse vibrant colors into your creations. - Visit the pottery oven, where your objects will undergo the transformative baking process, solidifying their final form. Day 4: - Engage in a workshop focused on pigments and glazes, unraveling the secrets behind these transformative elements. - Create your own unique pigment paste, adding a personal touch to your pottery creations. - Embrace the opportunity to assist in working on the oven, actively participating in the baking process of one of your cherished creations. - Experience the captivating

Contact Details

  • ZAGORA TAMEGROUTE MAROC Sorties du tamegroute ver m hamid rue 9, 47602, Morocco


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