Mar
1

Scheduling a Workshop

Test Tiles

CALL ME if you would like a workshop in your area, I am sure that we can get something together. Even if you are a small local studio with beginning/intermediate potters or sculptors, they are my favorites!! 828-467-5020

If you are interested in a cone 6 glaze workshop and it is within 10 -12 hours driving from Asheville, NC, then I can bring 2500 test tiles and it is very easy to do. We only need a some table, chairs and a room that holds 20 – 35 people and I will explain glazes, firing, testing, safety, adjusting glazes, etc. in a relaxed atmosphere of fun and learning. If you are not within that range, I can always fly to your studio and we can discuss what you need.

But if you want a cone 6 hands on testing workshop then we do need a ceramic studio, but it doesn’t have to be sophisticated. I have done it in many venues that are just normal potters studios!

I also do hands on weekend glazing and firing workshop on Oil Spot, Copper Red, Shino, Mid-Range Crystalline glazes. I also do low fire sculpture workshops.

I have done over 200 workshops across the US as well as Canada and Europe.

It is no risk to you or your center because if we don’t fill it 30 days out we just cancel or postpone it and no one loses money.  Let me know and we will see if we can work it out at your studio. It will be memorable and FUN!!

 

Feb
2

Reitz Ranch – John Britt Cone 6 & 10 Glaze Workshop

January 26-28, 2018

This is a 3 day TESTING workshop where we will run Color Blends with various cone 6 and cone 10 base glazes. It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. We will discuss cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, temmoku, etc. We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them, how to adjust your glazes and how to find new ones. We will discuss glazes from my book: “The Complete Guide to High Fire Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 10” , as well as my new book: “The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 4 – 7”, but will go into more detail than the books allowed.

Tiles will be made ahead of time and we will mix glazes and run tests on the first day, fire the second day and discuss results the final day.

The hours:
 Friday and Saturday,  9-5,  and Sunday 10-4
Reitz Ranch
2724 W. Sullivan Ranch
Clarkdale, Arizona, 86324

Cost $275 ($250 if registered by November 15th)
by email at workshop@reitzranch.org
by phone at 928-239-3454

To register go to:
Feb
1

Village Potter’s Asheville NC- Cone 6 Glaze Discussion

February 3-4, 2018

This is a 2 day discussion of cone 6 base glazes. It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. We will discuss cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, temmoku, etc. We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them, how to adjust your glazes and how to find new ones. We will discuss glazes from my new book: “The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 4 – 7”, but will go into more detail than the book allowed.

John will bring his sets of 2500 test tiles that will inform the discussion. NO TESTING.

He will also bring samples of pottery, Books and DVD’s.

COST: $225.00

VILLAGE POTTERS GALLERY STUDIOS TEACHING CENTER
191 Lyman St #180, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-2424

http://thevillagepotters.com/product/glazing-cone-6/

 

Jan
29

Los Angeles Sculptural Glaze Workshop

February 12- 16, 2018

Five Day-Sculptural Ceramic Surface Glaze Testing Workshop

This is a 5-day glaze testing workshop designed to show students how to test a base recipe and get various colors (color blend) as well as vary the strength of colors (progression test). We will also run other tests as the group decides, like a 50%/50% volumetric blends, line blend, triaxial, and then some work with slips, terra sigillatas, and washes as well as high temp pencils, pastels and other specialty things if the group wants. (Other non-firing possibilities may include: graphite with hot wax, acrylics, distressing, sandblasting, acid washes, etc.)

 It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to low fire and cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. We will discuss clays, slips, cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles to achieve a variety of sculptural glaze surfaces.

These will be non-functional glazes for sculptural pieces only. There is no concern for functional glazes. These are often patinas or even painted surfaces.

Cost: $450 plus $50 lab and firing fee.
Registration requires full non-refundable payment.  (If you cannot attend you will only be refunded if we find a replacement on the waiting list.)

For more information contact:

Richard Kopcho – 310-200-4171 or
Eugene Daub – 310-872-9854 or
John Britt – 828-467-5020
I can email a schedule of the workshop upon request as well as supply list.

Location:  Blue Water Clay Studio

 

 

Jan
28

Bethel Horizons Wisconsin- Cone 6 Glaze Testing Workshop

May 18-20, 2018

This is a 3 day hands on TESTING workshop where we will run Color Blends with various cone 6 base glazes. It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. We will discuss cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, temmoku, etc. We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them, how to adjust your glazes and how to find new ones. We will discuss glazes from my new book: “The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 4 – 7”, but will go into more detail than the book allowed.

Tiles will be made ahead of time and we will mix glazes and run tests on the first day, fire the second day and discuss results the final day.

 

Bethel Horizons

4651 County Road ZZ

Dodgeville, WI 53533

bethelhorizons@bethelhorizons.org

 

More Details to be announced later.

Jan
27

Fraser Valley (Vancouver BC Canada) Cone 6 Glaze Testing Workshop

June 1-3, 2018

This is a 3 day TESTING workshop where we will run Color Blends with various cone 6 base glazes. It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. We will discuss cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, temmoku, etc. We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them, how to adjust your glazes and how to find new ones. We will discuss glazes from my new book: “The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 4 – 7”, but will go into more detail than the book allowed.

Tiles will be made ahead of time and we will mix glazes and run tests on the first day, fire the second day and discuss results the final day.

fraservalleypga@gmail.com

More Details to come soon

Jan
25

Cornell Studio (Dayton Ohio) Cone 6 Glaze Testing Workshop

August 24-26, 2018

This is a 3 day hands on TESTING workshop where we will run Color Blends with various cone 6 base glazes. It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. We will discuss cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, temmoku, etc. We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them, how to adjust your glazes and how to find new ones. We will discuss glazes from my new book: “The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 4 – 7”, but will go into more detail than the book allowed.

Tiles will be made ahead of time and we will mix glazes and run tests on the first day, fire the second day and discuss results the final day.

Cost: $265.00

Cornell Studio Supply

8290 North Dixie Drive
Dayton, Ohio 45414
Phone: (937) 454-0357
Email: cornellstudiosupply@gmail.com

More Details pending

Jan
24

MARKARTS 3 day Cone 6 Glaze Workshop

September 14-16, 2018

This is a 3 day hands on TESTING workshop where we will run Color Blends with various cone 6 base glazes. It will also be a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. It is designed for beginner to intermediate potters. We will discuss cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles as well as applying those principles to various firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, temmoku, etc. We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them, how to adjust your glazes and how to find new ones. We will discuss glazes from my new book: “The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 4 – 7”, but will go into more detail than the book allowed.

Tiles will be made ahead of time and we will mix glazes and run tests on the first day, fire the second day and discuss results the final day.

Details pending.

MARKARTS MARY R KOCH ARTS CENTER
9112 East Central | Wichita, KS 67206 | MarkArtsKS.com

316.634.2787