About this Event
This is the beginners glazing class, to be taken after your beginners throwing, hand building, or slip casting class(s)
YOU MUST HAVE A BISQUE ITEM TO GLAZE.
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 - Remember to donate for your glaze usage
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, Beginners Slip Casting 101, and Beginners Glazing 103
MAKE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR ALL CORRESPONDING CLASSES WHEN SIGNING UP FOR THIS CLASS OR HAVE A COMPLETED BISQUE ITEM TO GLAZE
** Beginners Throwing
** Beginners Slip Casting
** Beginners Hand Building
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.
Masks and social distancing will be required. If you are not feeling well or have a low grade fever please do not attend.