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understanding glazes workshop at mendocino art center

updated wed 14 nov 07


Chic Lotz + keith Montgomery on tue 13 nov 07

This workshop is for those who want to understand the basics of how =20
glazes work.....and to be able to alter glaze recipes to create the =20
glaze that you desire. Learn how each ingredient affects the glaze =20
whether you are firing low, mid, or high temperature. Its glaze =20
chemistry...... without the math! We'll play some glaze "games" to =20
make it fun and easy to use what you just learned. And we'll also =20
mix up a few line blends to see what happens when you alter something =20=

in a recipe. This is just the I keep it simple.

Feel free to email any questions you might have.
Chic Lotz

Here is the Mendocino Art Center website

January 19 - 20, 2008
Chic Lotz
This two-day weekend workshop meets Saturday and Sunday, 9:30 am - =20
4:30 pm. Tuition: $175. Tuition includes cost of one 50# bag of clay. =20=

Members may take a $25 discount on one workshop per year.

A glaze workshop specifically for beginners! Learn what makes a glaze =20=

at any firing temperature. Chic Lotz has organized all of the =20
ingredients into a color coded chart. She builds the chart step-by-=20
step, so you can see how varying the ratios of 3 major glaze =20
components affects stability, color, firing temperature, glaze fit =20
and glaze surface. The completed chart shows the overall =93big =20
picture=94 of ingredient relationships. Learn how to analyze a glaze =20
recipe, the function of each ingredient, and which ingredients can be =20=

substituted for others. Experience hands-on mixing of a glaze line =20
blend. Discover how to alter the ratios to create the glaze you =20
desire. For fun and games, you=92ll play Glazo Bingo and Go Flux. Bring =20=

some favorite glaze recipes to analyze!=