Courses: Glazing Intensive

Three messy shelves on the wall. Stacked high with miscellaneous tubs containing glazes, labelled with handwritten stickers. Various test tiles hang from the front of the shelves in lots of colours and textures.SSW's experimental glaze selection and testers. Photo: Felicity Crawshaw

Course Leader: SSW Ceramics Technician, Beth Bidwell
Places: 6 (Intermediate+)
Cost: £650 residential / £550 non-residential (includes tuition, materials and consumables)

20 – 24 March 2023

Booking: Book online via this form or phone SSW on 01464 861372.

Further information:
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Our Courses Terms and Conditions are available here.

An in-depth course exploring experimental and sculptural glazing. Glaze is a fundamental part of the ceramics process, offering a huge range of colours, depth and texture. 

Across 5 days, participants will be introduced to a range of techniques; slip, underglaze, smoke firings and high fired stoneware glazing to achieve different effects. Working with SSW’s bespoke in-house glazes while developing skills in glaze formation, you will learn how to achieve a range of finishes to suit your work, from high gloss to dry glazes, volcanic and crater textures to shrink and crawl glazes. 

Participants on this course are required to bring a range of bisque fired pieces to experiment with. You will also make test tiles of glazes to take away for future reference and experimentation.


Book your place on the Glazing Intensive below.
You will receive a booking confirmation email to the provided address once your booking is complete. Please read or listen to our Courses terms and conditions before making your booking.

If you require accommodation, please book this below. For information on SSW’s accommodation, follow this link.

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