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glaze basics simplified workshop july 2-6

updated fri 18 may 12


Chic Lotz on thu 17 may 12

Glaze Basics Simplified: Developing Colour and Surface with Chic Lotz =3D20=

at MISSA July 2-6 on Victoria Island, B.C. Canada

Students will perform hands-on mixing and firing of simple line blends =3D2=

to learn how to achieve the glaze surfaces and colours they desire for =3D2=

sculpture or dinnerware. They will also learn about each ingredient =3D20
and its function in the glaze as well as discover how varying the =3D20
ratios of three major glaze components affects stability, color, =3D20
firing temperature, glaze fit and
glaze surface.

Colour development as well as glossy, matte and textured surfaces will =3D2=

be explored. Glaze calculation software will be used by the instructor =3D2=

to show you how compare a variety of glazes.

Cone 10 glaze recipes will be altered down to cone 6 and students will =3D2=

fire cone 6 line blends each night in an electric kiln so results can =3D20=

be discussed the next day. Students will leave the workshop organized =3D20=

and empowered to experiment at their own firing temperature.

Send Questions to: 250-391-2415 =3D95 Registrar: =3D20