Stage d’émaillage

Make your own glaze

From the 13 to the 17th of july 2020

 Theory and practice : 4 h/day (20 h in total)
 

The aim of this training course is to familiarize the students with the raw materials and to acquire autonomy. It is aimed at people who have a kiln or who wish to acquire one and who already have an approach to ceramic.

We will carry out glazes tests with earthenware , stoneware and Raku clay. 

Price : 370 euros.
Hours : 9 am to 1 pm

1 day theory

- 1 day theory stone ware and earthen ware : study the different glazes.

Learning the molecular calculation ( conversion one recipe into raw materials). Studying Montmolin diagrammes using Uzan calculation and Matthes book. Learning how to correct recipe with silica and kaolin around the fusion triangle.

 

3 days theory

- 1 day : Stone ware glaze study. Adding oxides. Making different testing.

Study the diagram, molecular calculation, place the triangle, choose the points. Weighing and adding different oxides in a point. Application on shards.

- 1 day : Earthen ware glaze study. Adding oxides. Making different testing.

Study the diagram, molecular calculation, place the triangle, choose the points.Weighing and adding different oxides in a point. Application on shards.

- 1 day : Applying the glaze

Applying the glaze on a small pot by soaking, with a laddle and with a gun. How to apply the glaze : thick or thin depending on the glaze.


1 day raku firing

Choose a recipe and calculate. Glazing and firing