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Ceramics – Introduction to glazing from scratch – evening class

This evening course is a basic introduction to making up glazes from scratch. The course will enable participants to use the various materials required to make up their own glazes and explore the differences between glossy, satin and dry glazes as well as using slips and underglaze and learning about different firing programmes.

By the end of the course participants will have made up to 3 personalised glazes of their own and tested them out on tiles and small bowls. Participants are also welcome to bring fired work to glaze in the studio.

The course costs covers tuition, basic materials, firing and consumables as well as access to SSW’s wide ranging glaze recipes.

Introduction to glazing evening class

Course Leader​: Beth Bidwell, SSW Technician
Places:​ 6 (Beginners +)
Cost​ £110
Dates This course is a block of three evening sessions on Wednesday evenings:
31st October, 7th and 14th November

Time​ 6.30 – 8pm

Booking: Call 01464 861372 or email admin@ssw.org.uk

Additional Information:
If you have had any reactions to substances such as silica, oil based compounds, plaster of Paris etc. then please advise us beforehand. If you have any questions or concerns in this area please contact us at admin@ssw.org.uk .

Overalls, steel toecap boots and personal protection equipment will be provided and must be worn as directed, at all times. (Please bring your own steel toecap boots, overalls or fine particle masks if owned)

*Self – catering accommodation so remember to bring food, basic provisions can be bought at the village garage.

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