Sun, 08 Mar | MClay

Skills Development - Decoding Glazes for Beginners

This course is designed to introduce the absolute novice to the basics of ceramics glazes. You will gain a working insight into the nature of glaze through a study of the raw materials available and methods of testing. The glaze workshop will be based on a program of group and shared learning.
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Skills Development - Decoding Glazes for Beginners

Time & Location

08 Mar 2020, 10:00 am – 09 Mar 2020, 11:30 am
MClay, Studio MG2, Mercator Building, Abbotsford Convent, No.1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

About the Event

This course is made up of 2 sessions.  

Session 1

Sunday / March 8th / 10am - 4pm / Glaze Developemnt and Mixing 

Session 2

Monday / March 9th / 6pm - 8.30pm / Glaze Test Results: Review and Discussion

 

This course is designed to introduce the absolute novice to the basics of ceramics glazes. You will gain a working insight into the nature of glaze through a study of the raw materials available and methods of testing. The glaze workshop will be based on a program of group and shared learning. Glaze research and experimentation will be communal and carried out in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.

Areas to be covered include:

The Three Elements Required in all GlazesCeramic Oxides

The Raw Materials

The 12 Oxides and their relation to Raw Materials.

Raw Materials and their Function in the Glaze.

Designing a Glaze and Recording Results

Equipment and Processes

Firing and Evaluating

What’s included:

All raw materials

All firing costs

Safety equipment

Booklet of notes and references

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