Raku fired pots, these have been thrown on the wheel and textured, glazed in a turquoise crackle glaze

throw and alter vessels & raku firing

Throw and alter basic cylinders on the wheel creating texture perfect for raku firing. 

 

This course is not suitable for beginners.

 

Cost is £90 per person.
Max. 6 people

 

NB. Raku ware is generally for decorative use only. 

upcoming dates

New dates coming soon for Autumn 2020

 

Important! Intermediate throwing skills are required for this workshop – you should be comfortable centering and throwing cylinder forms (please email me if unsure of your standard).

first session - two hours

Throwing and altering demonstration introducing faceting, adding texture, carving and stretching. Trimming your pot whilst still on the wheel. Introduction to characteristics of raku-ware and glazing ideas.

second session - four hours

Glazing and raku firing. Demonstration of basic glazing methods before glazing your own work. Then we fire your work outside using a rapid-firing raku kiln and reduction bins. You will be able to take your work away with you at the end of the firing.

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