Renata Mastroti Kunkel
Renata Mastroti Kunkel, Ceramics
For several years Renata studied ceramics in Brazil. In 2000 she was invited for a two-year apprenticeship with Annie Schliffer at the Rochester folk Art Guild (NY). Renata currently works at her studio in Edgewater, MD and teaches at the Maryland Hall for The Creative Arts. Renata’s work has been displayed at galleries and stores in the US and Brazil. She has an MBA from Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
InstructorRenata Mastroti KunkelClass IDW210200Member Price$180RoomOnlineAges16+Non-Member Price$205
In this six-week hands on class students will improve their handbuilding skills. We will explore the use of patterns to construct our shapes. Students will explore surface decoration and mark making. We will learn how to make different feet and handles. By the end of the session students will complete three to four projects. There will be a scheduled time to drop off pieces to be fired and scheduled glazing time at the end of session. Basic clay tool kit required. Material fee $50 includes firing fee, 25 lbs clay, two 2oz bottles of underglaze and a wood mold for trays. Materials will be picked up at MD Hall prior to class and fee can be paid by cash or check payable to MD Hall at pick up. No class on 3/2/2020. For more information, please contact the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org. This class is taking place remotely. If you have registered, you will receive an email with details of how to access the class. Materials: working area: board (unfinished wood ½" thick, around 3’ x 2 ‘ or drywall board 3’ x 2’(ducktaped edges), sponge, fettling knife, cut wire, scoring tool, ribs (mudtool ribs, yellow or red, x-acto knife, vinegar, paintbrushes, newsprint, pencil, 2 sticks ¼” thick , 16” long rolling pin, stylus point tool, spray bottle, plastic (from dry cleaner), scissors, ponny roller, sureform tool (optional), banding wheel (optional), any texture mats or stamps you might have on hand.
InstructorRenata Mastroti KunkelClass IDW210202Member Price$120RoomOnlineAges16+Non-Member Price$145
This class is taking place remotely. If you have registered, you will receive an email with details of how to access the class.This four week class covers topics like exercises on finding inspiration, creating an inspiration board, elements of design, color, composition and form. We will practice these concepts through exercises on paper exploring 2D ceramic forms( plates, bowls, vases, etc.). From there we will move on to 3D exercises, practicing on paper plates or cups and commercial dinnerware. This class is a great way to get inspired and more comfortable using design on the surface of pots. Materials list : Notebook ;Paper;Pencil;Colored pencils or pens;Watercolors (basic set);Scissors;scott tape; Black sharpie fine point;Plastic (dry cleaner or sleeve plastic for binders) Plain glazed piece (in light color, not black or brown) or white ceramic bowl or cup from Dollar store with smooth surface; Paper plates( with no plastic coating); Cardboard container from carryout ( if available).
InstructorRenata Mastroti KunkelClass IDW210203Member Price$40RoomOnlineAges16+Non-Member Price$65
In this fun workshop you will learn how to create your own unique journal using an old hardcover book. We will learn how to prepare the pages using gesso or acrylics. Then we will practice a few different techniques using some of our discarded pages as scratch paper. We will experiment with decoupage, paper "stitching" and coloring.Materials:Used or discarded hardcover book (look for sturdy binding, no broken back, thick pages, mid sized , around 8" x 6 ", fun illustrations is a plus); wax paper; xacto knife; black and white gesso; clear modge podge, magazines, flat brush 1" wide; paper towel; plastic gift card or hotel key card. Optional: any other supplies you might have( like acrylics, crayons, colored pens, charcoal, scrapbooking paper. etc.) For more information, please contact the intstructor at email@example.com.