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updated fri 4 aug 00


mel jacobson on thu 3 aug 00

>Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2000 09:46:42 -0400
>From: Ruth Ballou
>One more workshop has been added to Ian Currie's visit this fall. He'll be
>at Harrisburg Area Community College, October 6 (9am - 4pm) and Oct. 7(10am
>-3pm). The fee is $75.
>Contact Jim Lard
>717-258-9035 until August 25
>717-780-2432 after August 25
> anytime
>Ian Currie's approach to understanding glazes has been mentioned many times
>on Clayart. Students who have studied his method learn how to expand a
>glaze palette and develop an ability to interpret glaze testing results.
>Central to his approach is an appreciation of the vitial role that alumina
>and silica play in color response, maturity, crazing and glaze surface
>effects such as mattness, shininess, orange-peel, as well as opalescence,
>opacity and color-breaks. These effects are studied in this hands-on
>workshop that uses "mass production" techniques and cooperative division of
>labor. Workshop participants test multiple variations of glazes over the
>two days of the workshop. Fired results are analyzed the second day.
>More information about Ian Currie can be found at
>You can learn about his new book "Revealing Glazes: Using the Grid Method" at
>Ruth Ballou