Glaze training

Make your own glaze

Du 14 juillet au 16 juillet 2021

 Theory and practice : 2 and a half days of practice and theory around stoneware glaze
 

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.

Price : 450 euros.
Opening hours: 9.30am – 12.30pm / 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Day 1

Morning: learning molecular calculus (converting a 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.

 

Afternoon : Study the diagram, molecular calculation, place the triangle, choose the points. Weighing and adding different oxides in a point. Firing.

 

 

Day 2 :

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

 

Afternoon : application of the glaze on a small piece with a ladle, quenched and pistol. How to apply thick or thin depending on the glaze. Firing


Day 3 :

Morning : analysis of the firing, use of a spreadsheet to simplify the procedure, see together your future research.