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Arts and Crafts school

Cerdeira Arts and Crafts School's is a space for learning techniques that result from timeless lines and, at the same time, a place
for creativity and art with a contemporary twist. We offer:

1 and 3 days workshops for beginners, and longer courses, 5-8 days, that allow greater technical advance and immerse yourself in creative work.

If you are a professional artist, our classes offer a rich environment dedicated to real skills, rooted in tradition, and a space for your creativity to grow.

Our teachers are Portuguese and foreign professional artists , specialists in their field who are happy to share their knowledge with those who are looking for our courses.

 
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Ceramics

Cerdeira is specially dedicated to ceramics with a fully equipped workshop and one of the few smokeless wood-fired kilns in Europe.

Professional ceramicists visit Cerdeira throughout the year for workshops, events, and exhibitions.

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Wood

Wood has been at the very heart of the life of Cerdeira from its beginning.

Our space lends itself to the teaching and practicing of traditional and contemporary woodworking.

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Visual Arts

The visual arts thrive in the play between the studio and the surrounding nature.

Our immersive courses will refine your perception and transform your skills.

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Other techniques

From writing to textiles, there are many ways of thinking creatively.

Cerdeira welcomes all these knowledge where technique and material find the time and silence necessary for learning to happen.

 

Calendar

 

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AGO

Drawing for families workshop
Parents and children will explore drawing together with different materials and techniques. Let's give priority to individual expression using references and the language of art as inspiration, and drawing from the natural surroundings.

21-25

AGO

5 days of drawing in nature with bodil eide + paulo borges
Develop and enrich your expression through drawing. We'll have the best drawing teacher there is available to us: wild nature.

24-29

AGO

Ceramics and Nature by Lidia Boševski
A different approach to ceramics trough all five senses, an imersion in nature and silence is what we promiss for this weeks course.

31-4

AGO/SET

Paper sculpture with Dário Zeruto
The fold like an instrument of design and creation, tridimensionality and the movement of paper.

31-4

AGO/SEP

Wood Sculpture course with Kerstin Thomas + renato Costa e Silva
Wood is a fantastic material for sculptures, learn to plan and execute your project, choosing the right wood and the appropriate tools with the help of Kerstin Thomas and Renato Costa e Silva

20-22

SET

Tea-cups and Rakú firing
Create a collection of tea-cups to better appreciate your tea with Miguel Neto and Paula Violante.

26-28

SEP

Handmade tile workshop with Cristina + Alberto from Projecto A2
An introduction to manufacturing tiles with nature as a source of inspiration.

28-6

SET/OCT

Ceramic sculpture and wood firing
An introduction to ceramic sculpture and wood firing with Renato Costa e Silva and Kerstin Thomas.

19-27

OCT

From Masters and Chefs

We are joining the Lousã's Gastronomic Festival by mixing regional cuisine with its fresh and local delicacies and creativity. We invited Master Ceramist Renato Costa e Silva and Portuguese Chef, Freddy Guerreiro, to present us with a unique gastronomic experience.

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