Linda Bloomfield two-day glaze workshop : May 28th and 29th 2022

Gain an understanding of making and using glazes focusing on how using different fluxes affects colouring oxides in a glaze. All practical aspects of making, testing and firing glazes will be covered.

A rare opportunity to gain an insight into the materials that you may or may not know are in the glazes that you use.

You will gain a basic understanding of what these materials are and how they make a difference to your glazes through making glaze tests. You will make basic glaze recipes from scratch and see the results. You will also explore these through colour blending to create further results. Extended knowledge will be gained through sharing your results with each other.

• Understand what the individual glaze ingredients do in a glaze
• Understand how to put together different ingredients to create a glaze
• Weigh different materials and mix glazes tests
• Reflect on fired glaze tests and analyse results
• Understand a basic awareness of Ceramics glaze materials Health and Safety in a workshop setting with due regard to self and others

Class format and activities
You will be listening and note taking about the chemistry of materials. You will be creating test tiles and batch glazes and firing these to stoneware temperatures. You will be creating colour blends to see the potential of the glaze materials.

FEE: £265 to include a light vegetarian lunch plus refreshments. 20 test tiles per student will be provided, already biscuit fired. All glaze materials will be supplied.

Class sizes are limited so early booking is recommended. Please contact: kigbeare@gmail.com

Kids Club (8+) pottery classes – new class soon…..

Fortnightly on a Sunday 11am – 12.30pm  –  there may be a new class starting soon, or early next year, so sign up ….

£15 per session, total £90 to be paid in advance.

Fun pottery session for kids ages 8 to 14.

Classes are limited to 10 children.

If you would like to be alerted when bookings open again, email kigbeare@gmail.com

Pottery Throwing classes with Rebecca Proctor – new classes for 2022

Rebecca will be running a new series of throwing workshops for beginners and intermediates in the New Year.

 

Classes are therefore limited in size, so to reserve your place, contact  rebeccaproctor.co.uk/classes

Friday and Saturday morning 2022 POTTERY THROWING Workshops – FEBRUARY TO MARCH FULL

Charlie Collier’s three workshops on a Thursday evening, Friday morning and Saturday morning are now FULLY booked for the first six week courses starting in February 2022.  If you would like to put your name down for classes later in 2022, send an email to the address below, and you will be advised when the dates have been set. Read more

Pottery Evening Classes 2021 – first course from Feb to March FULL – but put your name down to be advised about classes later in the year