John Britt Glazing Workshop

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$450.00

February, 21st-23rd    2025

Cone 6 Glazing: Workshop And Discussion

Are you ready to become a glaze explorer? Are you wishing that the glazes on your pots made your soul sing and enhanced your work? Do you want to understand why they work the way they do?


Join us for a 3-day Glaze Workshop with a true master in the field. John Britt, and a dynamic teacher. We will discuss all things glazes, including a general overview of ceramic glazes, focusing on but not limited to cone 6 glazes. He’ll also have glazed pots for viewing. 


We will discuss temperature, kilns, and firing dynamics. John will share information about different firing cycles. This will lead us into some basic classifications of glazes, like ash, celadon, tenmoku, etc. We will discuss how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve them. We’ll also discuss how to adjust your glazes and how to discover new ones.


We recommend that you purchase John’s latest book: “– The Complete Guide to Mid-Range Glazes: Glazing and Firing at cone 5  Link to buy book

We will have a lunch break mid-day with food trucks and nearby restaurants.

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John Britt is a studio potter in Bakersville, North Carolina who has been a potter and teacher for over 33 years. He lives in mountains of western North Carolina although he grew up in Dayton, Ohio. John is primarily a self-taught potter who has worked and taught extensively, both nationally and internationally, at universities, colleges and craft centers, including the Penland School of Crafts where he served as the Clay Coordinator and then, as the Studio’s Manager. He is the author of the “The Complete Guide to High-Fire Glaze; Glazing & Firing at Cone 10” which was published by Lark Books in 2004, and his most recent book “The Complete Guide to Midrange Glazes: Glazing and Firing at Cone 6” which will be published October 2014. He also has and two ebooks: “The Quest for the Illusive Leaf Bowl and Other Assorted Articles” and “Aventurine Glazes”. He also has a DVD produced by Ceramics Daily entitled : “Understanding Glazes: How to Test, Tweak and Perfect Your Glazes”. He was the juror for the book; “500 Bowls”, Technical Editor for “The Art and Craft of Ceramics”, and the “Ceramic Glaze: The Complete Handbook” by Brian Taylor and Kate Doody. He has written numerous articles for ceramics publications including: Ceramic Review, Studio Potter, Clay Times, Ceramic Technical, New Ceramics, The Log Book and is a frequent contributor to Ceramics Monthly.


Link to buy book

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