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Glaze Chemistry Intensive

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Glaze Chemistry Two Day Intensive Workshop

Saturday 21st August 9am – 4 pm

Sunday 22nd August 9 am – 4 pm

In this two 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 produciton run
  • Glaze faults
  • Glazing techniques
  • Firing schedules, temperature and atmosphere

While the course 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, as well as a notebook! We have a one hour break for lunch each day – bring lunch and fluids!


August 22
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


New Firebird Studios
1/20 Hutchinson Street
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220 Australia
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Firebird Studios


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Glaze Chemistry Intensive workshop 21 & 22.8.21
$ 495.00