• Saturday - Ceramic Glazes for the absolute novice with Kevin Boyd

    • 3 x 4 hour Saturday Sessions.
      29 June, 6th & 13th July 
      10am -2.30pm


      What's included
      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


      What’s included:

      All raw materials

      All firing costs

      Safety equipment

      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.