Saturday - Ceramic Glazes for the absolute novice with Kevin Boyd
3 x 4 hour Saturday Sessions.
29 June, 6th & 13th July
This course is designed to introduce the absolute novice to the basics of ceramics glazes. You will gain a working insight into the nature of glaze through a study of the raw materials available and methods of testing. The glaze workshop will be based on a program of group and shared learning. Glaze research and experimentation will be communal and carried out in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.
Areas to be covered include:
The Three Elements Required in all GlazesCeramic Oxides
The Raw Materials
The 12 Oxides and their relation to Raw Materials.
Raw Materials and their Function in the Glaze.
Designing a Glaze and Recording Results
Equipment and Processes
Firing and Evaluating
All raw materials
All firing costs
Booklet of notes and references
Postage of glaze results
NO REFUND for cancellations. Your payment/booking is not transferable once term begins. MCS will not refund or re-book any participant who cancels a class at any time. MCS reserves the right to change courses due to insufficient enrollments. A full refund will be given for any courses cancelled by MCS. All works created by students during class are for personal use only and are not to be sold.
Please make sure you are available for the scheduled classes on your booked days and times as we do not offer make up classes.