RAKU KILN BUILDING AND FIRING MASTERCLASS  WITH PENNY WITHERS AND MIKE SCOWN

Three consecutive Saturdays: 5th, 12th and 19th March 2016

  • Learn about the processes and chemistry involved in low-temperature firing techniques
  • Build a cost-free kiln entirely from recycled materials
  • Make your own pots and help to raku fire them

1st Session

Decorate a handmade raku pot and participate in the firing of a propane gas fired ‘trash can’ kiln. Make your own pinch or coil pot to be fired later

2nd Session

Build a wood fired kiln from common house bricks, decorate your pinch pot using one of a variety of glazes and finishes

3rd Session

Fire the kiln using scrap wood and see your pots emerge fully-formed from the smoke.

 

Course costs £225 including all materials and firing costs. To express an interest or to book a place use the website contact form or contact Mike at:

msc.ceramics@gmail.com

07982279304

There are no places currently available for the weekly classes. Waiting list full.