WORKSHOPS

Upcoming workshops

23-24 June 2007: “working with porcelain” – info: www.keramikos.nl

2 – 5 July 2007: “throwing for advanced” – info: www.ateliercirkel.be

23-27 July 2007: “throwing porcelain on the wheel” – info: www.pvcrafts.org

28-29 July 2007: “Saggar and smoke firing in a city environment” – The Clay Studio (Philadelphia, USA) – www.theclaystudio.org

28 – 29 August: “Handbuilding with Flax-porcelain” – info: www.ateliercirkel.be

29 Oct – 3 Nov 2007: “Saggar firing” – in Ticino, Switzerland – info: www.toepferschule.ch

10 – 11 November 2007: “Ceramic wall-pieces” – info: www.ateliercirkel.be

 

Given by Patty Wouters in Belgium and abroad (see CV)

Primitive Firing Techniques:

1. Constructing + firing a paperkiln

2. Building + firing a “field-kiln”

3. Pitfiring

4. Saggar-firing

5. Sawdust-firing

6. General Smoke-firing techniques

7. The influences of soluble salts and sulphates in these firing methods

Workshops about:

1.     Throwing porcelain + burnishing on the wheel

2.     Terra sigillata

3.     Paper-clay