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MClay

Kilns, help please? SUNDAY WORKSHOP

This course is designed to introduce the absolute novice to the basics of firing an electric kiln and take aware your trepidation. We will arm you with knowledge about what is happening to the clay and glaze in the firing cycle. There will be practical hands on demonstrations on how to pack a kiln.

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Kilns, help please?  SUNDAY WORKSHOP
Kilns, help please?  SUNDAY WORKSHOP

Time & Location

11 Feb 2024, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm AEDT

MClay, Studio MG2, Mercator Building, Abbotsford Convent, No.1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

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About the event

SUNDAY  11th Feb 2024 10am - 3pm $125

This course is designed to introduce the absolute novice to the basics of firing an electric kiln and take awaye your trepidation. We will arm you with knowledge about what is happening to the clay and glaze in the firing cycle. There will be practical hands on demonstrations on how to pack a kiln. 

Other working titles for this workshop were:

- Kiln, OMG I don't want to burn may house down. 

- Kilns, Help me I'm scared. 

- Kiln, (crickets)

 and my personal fav

- Kilns, WTF?

All learning will be communal and carried out in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Areas to be covered include:

Basic changes to clay and glaze during firing.

How to pack and kiln for a glaze and bisque firng. 

Looking after your kiln. 

Suggested firng cycles

Cones and Recording Results

Equipment and Processes

Firing and Evaluating

Problem solving. 

What’s included:

Booklet of notes and references

Tickets

  • Kilns for Beginners

    $125.00
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