Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Understanding Glazes Workshop / Discussion May 20-21, 2017 Spruce Pine NC (near Penand)

Held at my studio near Penland, NC. (address below)
May 20-21 , 2017

Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  ( A soup and salad lunch will be provided)
This is a 2 day Glaze Discussion Workshop. There is no testing. John will have over 2000 tiles that have been tested and we will discuss all things glazes.

It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. 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. 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 my 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.

John have tiles and samples of glazes on pots.

Non-refundable registration fee:
(if, for some reason, you are unable to attend, a refund will be given if I can find a replacement.) Deadline for registration: April 20: ( if not enough people sign up the workshop will be cancelled. )

To register contact John Britt at :
(Send a check to hold your spot.)

or call 828-467-5020

This workshop will be held at my studio:
John Britt Pottery
154 Sparks Road 
Bakersville, NC 28705

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