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Glaze Chemistry Intensive
March 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm$495
Glaze Chemistry Two Day Intensive Workshop
Saturday 27th February 9am – 4 pm
Sunday 28th February 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
- 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!