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 June 29th morning: Preparation of pieces for bisque firing. Preparing leather hard clay pieces to slip & burnish. Learn to make terra sigillata slip and how to apply.
Sat July 6th 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 June 29th from 9:30 to 12:00||Terra Sigillata Workshop||£50|
|Saturday July 6th from 9:30 to 15:30||Barrel Firing Workshop||£155|
Pieces can be collected on Sunday the 7th of July. A simple lunch is provided on the Saturday (please state any dietary requirements when booking). Max. 10 students. This course is taught by Jon Crute.