Skills Development - Decoding Glazes for Beginners
Time & Location
About the Event
This course is made up of 2 sessions.
Sunday / March 8th / 10am - 4pm / Glaze Developemnt and Mixing
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
All raw materials
All firing costs
Booklet of notes and references
- Glaze Development$195$1950$0