John Britt’s Cone 6 Ceramic Glaze Testing
This is a 3-day hands-on Cone 6 glaze testing workshop is designed to show students how to test a base recipe and get various colors. On Friday evening we will be preparing test tiles with a base glaze and ten colorant variations. On Sunday we will discuss the results when they are unloaded from the kiln.
The workshop will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. We will discuss cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, temmoku, etc. It will be conducted in a casual question and answer format which will drive the content of the weekend. Glazes will be discussed in a practical and easy to understand dialogue designed to help potters gain an understanding of glazes, firing and glazing.
We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them, how to adjust your glazes and how to find new ones. We will discuss glazes from John’s new book: “The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cone 4 – 7”, but will go into more detail than the book allowed.
Instructor: John Britt
When: Friday 9/25 4 pm – 9 pm
Saturday 9/26 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 9/27 10 am – 3 pm
Level: Beginner to Intermediate Potters
Fee: Early Bird Registration
Members: $225.00* / Non-Members $250.00* *Includes $25 material fee
After August 1: Members: $250.00* / Non-Members $275.00*
Meal: Bring your own lunch or money for group ordered-pizza. Coffee & pastries provided in AM
Supply List: Please see website or phone us for supply list
The Hudgens Center for the Arts
(Located in the Gwinnett Center/Arena Complex)
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300 Duluth, GA 30097
For more information contact: Connie Norman firstname.lastname@example.org