Glaze Craze

Glaze Craze

120.00

4-week class
Th, 6-9pm
Apr 4-25
with Sarah Olsen

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All Levels, Previous Experience with Glazing a plus; 4-week class session
$100 + $20 lab fee
Location: 2011 Tracy Ave

Get acquainted with testing base glazes in this intermediate level course. The focus will be on understanding the materials in some of our studio base glazes with limited prior knowledge of glaze chemistry. This class is perfect for anyone with little or no experience with glaze chemistry. We will make test tiles, mix line blends, and explore glaze combinations and additives for cone 5 and 10 firings. Build your skills and have fun with this hands-on, group sharing glaze class.

Week 1: Introduction, tour of space, expectations/plan for class. Discuss the importance of a good test tile and create 40-60 test tiles to use in the coming weeks.
Week 2: Discussion of line blends. Each student will create 2, 10 tile single line blends for cone 5 or 10.
Week 3: Previous week test sharing. Discussion of colorant additives. Each student will create 2, 10 test tile line blends with colorant additives for cone 5 or 10.
Week 4: Previous week test sharing. Discussion of material additives. Each student will create 2, 10 test tile line blends with material additives for cone 5 or 10.