Summer training

Learn how throw or to make glaze


Learn how to throw or improve: from July 03 to July 07, 2023

Beginners and advanced : 5 days practicing (3 hours a day)

Learning 12 basic shapes. Starting weight: 500 g or 1kg for advanced. Finishing (turning) and decoration on the last day with slip. Possibility of learning beaks, lids and handles for the more advanced. I adapt to all levels!

Price : 400 €. Group of 3 to 5 students.
Schedule : 9.30 am – 12.30 am

Making your own glaze : July 14 to July 16, 2023

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

Ce stage d’émail niveau 2 (niveau 1 est le stage en we a pour but de familiariser les stagiaires avec les matières premières et d’acquérir une autonomie. Il s’adresse plutôt à des personnes ayant un four ou désirant en acquérir un et qui ont déjà une approche de la céramique. L’approche est personnalisée.

Price : 450 euros.
Schedule : 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.