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Amateur Artist (AA) Certification

This is the first Certification in IPAT’s accreditation system.  Purchase the “Porcelain Art - Success To IPAT Amateur Certification” lesson book for application form and assignments.  Members can start with this Certification or the next one - Certified Artist Certification.

How to purchase the lesson book

Everyone can purchase, members and non-members

Price : US$15 (add $5 for posting in America and $15 for posting outside America)

Payment method:

  • use PayPal or credit card payment on IPAT’s Website 

  • call IPAT office (817-251-1185) with your credit card details

  • Email your purchase order to IPAT Office with your name, address, membership no. and the payment receipt. 

The lesson book is an excellent guidebook for porcelain art students and also teachers as teaching plan.  Each lesson is illustrated by beautiful porcelain artworks to inspire readers to practice and complete the assignments under 8 topics:

  1. Penwork

  2. Lettering 

  3. About porcelain painting

  4. Still life

  5. Composition and elements of art

  6. Textures

  7. Painting on 3-D objects

  8. Creativity

Who is eligible to apply for Amateur Artist Certification

Current Members who have painted on porcelain for more than one year.

How to Apply

  • Purchase the Certification book.

  • Complete the 8 assignments in Word, PDF or Power Point. 

  • Complete, sign and scan the Application Form at the back, write your name in the format that you wish to appear in the certificate. 

  • Email the form and assignments to Certification Chairman or IPAT office at for screening.

  • Upon approval, applicant will be informed to pay the US$50 Certification Fee to IPAT Office 

  • Certification status is valid only to current members.  Ensure you have paid membership fee for the current year and the following year.  If not, pay the balance together with the Certification fee. 

  • Execute payment and email payment receipt to IPAT Office.

  • Upon receipt of funds, digital certificate will be emailed to applicant.

How to use your Certification Status

You must remain a member of IPAT in order to use IPAT's certifications, credentials and privileges.  Failing to renew membership may result in delisting from the Awardees List.

Payment Gateway

Certification Fee $50
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Purchase certification booklet for mailing within USA $20
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Purchase certification booklet for mailing outside USA $30
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