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Glaze Chemistry Intensive Full Day Workshop

September 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Glaze Chemistry Full Day Intensive Workshop

Sunday 19th September 9 am – 5 pm

In this full day intensive workshop you will learn:

  • The basics of what makes a glaze
  • Commercial glazes
  • Raw materials overview
  • Toxicology overview
  • OH&S around raw materials
  • Fluxes
  • Opacifyers
  • Colouring Oxides
  • Colouring Stains
  • Where to find a suitable glaze recipe
  • How to test the recipe
  • Practical test series
  • Mixing glazes
  • Taking a test run to a production run
  • Glaze faults
  • Glazing techniques
  • Firing schedules, temperature and atmosphere

While the workshop is mostly theory and demonstration, supported with thorough take home notes, you will gain considerable confidence in your ability to make your own glazes, use commercial glazes or your own glazes, understand glaze faults, and a whole lot more.


You will need to bring your own mask and gloves, lunch, drinks and a hand towel.


September 19, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Firebird Studios
1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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Firebird Studios


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