Developing Crystalline Glazes
Create crystalline glazes on your wheel thrown pottery. This workshop will focus on techniques, process, formulating and firing of cone 10 crystalline glazes. Participants will be provided 2 glaze recipes to experiment on the wheel thrown test tiles then afterwards formulate a glaze to fire 2 pieces of pottery of their choice.
April 10 - Demo and introduction to the crystalline glazes and the process. Participants will be throwing test tiles, two pieces and catch basins.
April 17 - Introduction to two crystalline glazes, ingredients and firing schedules. Demonstration on the glaze application and techniques. Participants will be mixing the glazes, then glazing the test tiles.
April 24 -Introduction to firing schedules, loading and programming the kiln. Participants will be mixing glazes and glazing their wheel thrown pieces.
May 15 - Demonstration on removing the catch basins and critique.
Workshop time is 6-8 pm.
Instructor: Vartan Poghosian
Workshop fee $185
Supply fee $70