Raku Workshop

A hands on raku glazing and firing workshop

14905718186_f4e5e9f6df_k(1)This will be a short one day workshop and introduction to raku firing for beginners, including glazing and being involved in the raku firing of your own pots.

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After glazing, the pots will be quickly heated to red hot in a gas kiln before being lifted out with tongs and placed into a container filled with sawdust, this with cause the glazes to crackle and the smoke will penetrate the body of the pots giving them a distinctive finish.

Requirements
27919918555_42bf6220a7_kOpen to adults only, participants should bring 1-2 small bisque fired pieces along to glaze and fire.

Due to the nature of the workshop, sensible footware (no sandals or flip-flops) and old clothes covering your arms and legs should be worn, long hair will need to be tied back.


When

10am – 3pm on Saturday May 6th 2017 (weather permitting)

Where14579283017_fc206ace8f_k
Springfield House
24 High Street
Stevenage
Herts, SG1 3EJ

Cost
£20 per person

To book a place contact
Patrick Joyce – info@patrickjoyce.co.uk

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