Introduction to Barrel Fired Ceramics with Terra Sigillata slip – This is a 1 1/2 day course to create unique, interesting, one-off barrel fired ceramics.
Sat November 20th morning: Preparation of pieces for bisq firing. Preparing leather hard clay pieces to slip & burnish. Learn to make terra sigillata slip and how to apply.
Sat November 27th day: Barrel Fire your bisque fired pieces. Be involved in firing your wares. Get hands on, wrap your pots up in foil blankets known as saggars. Add oxides/salt/sawdust and organic matter to create unusual effects. Expect to be amazed at the results with this exciting and often unexpected, fire, smoke and flames adventure.
|Saturday November 20th from 9:30 to 12:00||Terra Sigillata Workshop||£40|
|Saturday November 27th from 9:30 to 15:30||Barrel Firing Workshop||£110|