China paint, luster, and cold-finishing techniques are used all over the world to finesse and highlight many qualities of the ceramic form. These surface decorations are used for expressing cultural heritage, storytelling, color theory and more. In this 2-hour demonstration workshop, Melanie will demonstrate how she marries the ceramic form and surface imagery with layer…

Anderson Ranch: June 08-12, 2020 NOW July 05-09, 2021 Unfortunately, Anderson Ranch had to cancel all In-Person workshops for 2020, but since there was a strong interest in my class, they are postponing it until next year. I hope, if you signed up already, you can still participate! Or, if you still want to register,…

I had such a great time with the students at FHSU in Hays, Kansas – it is so awesome to see where everybody goes with their creativity when you just “play” with a bunch of colors and some glitter… ok… china paint and gold luster, in this case. I had a blast with the students,…

I have a wide variety of china paint supplies available here on my website. I will bring several items with me for purchase to my workshops as well: These luster brushes are perfect for working with lusters; the bristles will hold up to the luster and can be covered by the cap that also acts…

College of Lake County Ceramics Department 19351 W Washington St Grayslake, Illinois 60030         Please join us for a hands-on workshop with Melanie Sherman: Friday, April 13, 1-9pm & Saturday, April 14, 9am-4pm. Melanie will be demonstrating china paint, decals, lusters, Kintsugi, and gold leaf finishes. Participants will decorate commercial tile that…

November 14 + 15, 2015 at Belger Crane Yard Studios 2011 Tracy Ave Kansas City, Missouri 64108 Sign up: gallery@redstarstudios.org 816-474-7316     Learn techniques for this beautiful post-glaze firing decoration style. This workshop coincides with Sherman’s exhibition at Belger Crane Yard Gallery. Saturday will consist of different China-painting techniques on plates and tiles. Aspects…