Raku Firing for Class Members 2nd October 1-3.30pm 2023
This 2 1/2 hour workshop will enable you to start with the basic skills of Raku in the outside kiln.
You are able to make 1-3 Raku clay pieces in your usual class prior to the firing with specialist raku clay. Up to 4lbs of clay per person. Maximum Height and width of pieces will be given as the Raku kiln is smaller than the electric kilns. This needs to be bisque fired in the 2 weeks before the raku firing.
You will be guided through the process of decorating with raku glazes and firing in the kiln with your tutor Joy Gibbs Price With expert tuition you will be given demonstrations and careful explanations of the different stages of decoration, firing, cooling and quenching.
The experience runs for 2 1/2 hours approx and is outside so warm clothes are advisable.