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Hands-on ceramics studio

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Artist Meng Zhao demonstrates Chinese brush techniques on ceramics.

The Harvard Ceramics Studio hosted an exciting day of events Saturday (Nov. 4) featuring a slide lecture and demonstrations from potters, tile painters, and ceramicists from around the world, with an emphasis on Asian, Islamic, and Renaissance influences. Workshops, mariachi bands, and even a poetry reading rounded out the day. Attending were students from the Extension School class “Spanish American Art and Architecture: European and Islamic Elements.” (Staff photos Emily Berl/Harvard News Office)

Meng Zhao
Jose Yamunaque gives a demonstration of indigenous Peruvian ceramics.
Julia Smith shows Flemish Renaissance and Baroque techniques.
Wasmaa Chorbachi demonstrates Islamic and Mudejar techniques of ceramics painting.