Clay Pottery, Zayed branch
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Mar 8, 2017 3:00–5:00pm
Mar 15, 2017 3:00–5:00pm
Mar 22, 2017 3:00–5:00pm
Mar 29, 2017 3:00–5:00pm
Organized by: Art Café-Egypt
Venue: Art Cafe - Galleria40
Address: Shop 108, 40, Mehwar 26th of July, Sheikh Zayed, Six of October, Egypt.
Admission: Workshop cost: 650 LE

4 Classes / 650LE
Once a Week - 2 hour Class
• March 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

Number of participants: A minimum of 1 and a maximum of 6

Course Description
In this interesting course you will learn how to make a set Tableware comprised of 1 large plate, 1 small plate, 1 serving dish and 1 mug. 

For Adults - For Beginners 

Course Content
You will be provided special molds to place the clay in and learn how to sculpture handles and other plate designs. The last class will be dedicated to painting on the products you made with a special glazing paint that allows you to eat and drink from your Tableware. 
The sculptures are done manually without the use of a wheel.
Please be notified that you will be receiving your finished products a week after the class is over due to the firing the kiln procedure.
For more practice classes and / or to complete your tupperware set, the instructor will be available at the Art Cafe every Saturday from 11:00am till 2:00pm, please arrange with the front desk for the availability.
All materials are included.

Mohamed El Shimi 

Mohamed graduated from the Faculty of Arts in Helwan and the Faculty of Arts Department of Islamic Archaeology in Ain Shams University.

He has done studies in: 
Calligraphy and Islamic art - Mohamed Ibrahim School for Arabic Calligraphy in Alexandria - Prince Charles School in Egypt - Studies in porcelain and studies in stained glass in Al Fustat center of Ceramics - Manuscripts at the Library of Alexandria. 

Member of: 
Fine Artists Association - Assala Arts Association - Cairo Atelier - Alexandria Creativity Center - Alexandria Artists - Egyptian Society of Arabic calligraphy - The world body of Islamic Arts - Ghoreya Artists - Egyptian Society of Antiquities.

Arabic calligraphy professor in Bayt El Ainy from 2000 until 2006 - Cultural Development Fund.
Participated in the exhibitions: Youth Salon in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003 - Alexandria Library from 2005 until now - Arts Palace Egyptian Opera House in 2004 and 2005 - Creativity Center in Alexandria from 2005 until now - IRCICA - Turkey in 2006 and 2008 - Hall Salah Taher - Arabic Music Festival in 2008, 2009 and 2010 - Art Soul from 2010 to 2011 - Art Cafe from 2011 until now.

Note: Payment should be done at least 3 days before workshop.
For more information, please contact:

Sheikh Zayed branch
Culture LAB /galleria40

Contacts :

Gallera40 mehwar 26 July 
Culture LAB

Working hours : 
Everyday from 12pm-10pm
Closed on Mondays.