Preserve the Lost Art of Porcelain & Ceramic Restoration
Learn the art of Porcelain and Ceramic Restoration that has been handed down through generations of ceramic restorers. Learn new and old world techniques that will bring your pieces back to life while keeping the integrity of the beautiful work done by the original artist. Learn from a restorer with 18 years experience. You will learn all facets of the trade including cleaning, dismantling, bonding, filling, modeling, mold making, smoothing, airbrushing and hand painting. You will learn to work with high quality, state of the art materials approved by museums and restoration schools throughout the world. You will learn special developed skills to help you become a professional restorer and will be prepared to open your own business.
Get hands on experience while learning in a fully equipped studio with a professional of 18 years. Courses are one-on-one and scheduled on an as needed basis with a 4 week notice. A deposit of half is needed to secure your spot. Classes are 8 hours/day for 10 consecutive days. You can work on your own pieces or pieces can be provided during the course. This is a highly skilled professional curriculum geared to helping you start your own restoration business.
Class schedule is...
Day 1-Accessing and dismantling
Day 2-Removing old glue and cleaning
Day 3-Regluing and filling
Day 4-Hand modeling, mold building and attaching
Day 5-Smoothing filler
Day 6-Leveling and smoothing primer
Day 7-Color Matching and airbrushing base color
Day 8-Detail Airbrushing and Techniques
Day 9-Hand painting and Gilding
Day 10-Promoting and review
Full Course $4000.00
to purchase this class click "product" link above and click on the "classes" link and select "in studio one-one-one.
Advanced classes are customized to the specific needs of the individual who has completed the basics but struggle with certain techniques. You will learn advanced bonding, modeling, airbrushing and hand painting techniques. The schedule will depend on the issues of each student.
to purchase this class click "product" link above and click on the "classes" link and select "in studio advanced private class.
This is an online Basic Porcelain and Ceramic Restoration Course through Zoom geared toward Individuals interested in starting their own business. With Zoom you will learn from a professional restorer of 18 years. Costly travel, hotel and food expenses are now a thing of the past. Angela’s 10 day one-on-one hands-on basic restoration course has been condensed down to 20 hours for your convenience.
In these classes you will learn techniques from cleaning and dismantling to applying the finishing touches. Once you have completed the course you will have the skills and knowledge to confidently restore porcelain and ceramic vases, figurines, lamps etc. Pieces such as Old Paris, Meissen, Lladro, Sevres and so on.
Each course will be approximately 2 hours at $100.00/course depending on the subject. The full curriculum will be approximately 10 courses. You will have the option to purchase the full curriculum or purchase each individual course. These are group classes of no more than 10. If you do not like the idea of a group class you will have the option to purchase private classes at $75.00/hr. You will have the ability to record each session rather than spend time taking notes and missing out on valuable techniques and these courses will be yours for as long as you need them.
Note: You will need to install Zoom. Once you decide on a Course you will need to purchase through www.myrestorationsupplies.com located under the classes tab. Once purchased you will receive an invite to the upcoming course. The curriculum is as follows:
Introduction to Porcelain and Ceramic Restoration-1 hour, free
Assessing and dismantling-2 hours
Removing old glue and cleaning-2 hour
Bonding and filling crack and chips-2hours
Mold Making and hand modeling-2 hours
Attaching modeled pieces-2 hours
Sanding filler and leveling-2 hours
Color matching and airbrushing-2 hours
More airbrushing techniques-2 hours
Hand painting and crazing-2 hours
Gilding and reviewing-2 hours
And as a bonus for purchasing the full online course, I will teach the stain removal technique at no extra cost.