Out of an abundance of caution regarding the COVID-19 epidemic, the Dallas Makerspace closed on March 18 2020 and will remain closed until further notice.

When Mon Jul 8 6:15pm — 7:45pm
Where Purple Classroom
1825 Monetary Ln #104 Carrollton, TX 75006
What Demonstration and hands-on help to learn how to glaze thrown and hand built bisqueware
Host Brenda Villafuerte


  • Cost: Free
  • Restrictions:
    • DMS members only

Cancellations for this event must be made before July 8, 2019 — 6:15pm.

Registration for the event is closed.

About this Event

This is the third class of a three part beginners throwing class or the second class of a two part beginners hand building class to learn the full ceramics process with hands on help from the teacher, starting by learning how to use the pottery wheel to throw a pot (basic cylindrical shape or bowl) or hand building a ceramics piece by slab-rolling, coiling, and/or pinching, trimming and adding a decorative foot to a pot, glazing a pot, and ending with a finished product.

In this class you will:
Watch a demonstration on how to glaze bisqueware
Learn about the different types and applications of glazes
Learn about the types of glazes DMS offers and the suggested donation for using glazes provided by the Ceramics Committee
Learn about brushing techniques and number of coats needed to glaze bisqueware
Choose a glaze for your pot
Brush glaze your pot
Learn how to thoroughly clean up after glazing
Learn the process of making ceramics at DMS to correctly store and place pieces on the shelves at each stage of the production process
Recap the full ceramics process taught in the preceding classes, Beginners Throwing 101, Beginners Hand Building 101, Beginners Trimming 102, and Beginners Glazing 103

6/24 - Beginners Throwing 101
6/26 - Beginners Trimming 102
7/8 - Beginners Glazing 103

Special Considerations and Warnings

Glazing can get messy! Please wear clothes that you won’t mind getting dirty. A $1-$5 donation is suggested for using DMS glazes. Please allow a full week to pick up glazed pieces.