Tom Coleman Onsite Glaze Workshop July 12-15th, 2022 Riverside, Ca
Description: Glaze and Fire Gas Reduction with Tom Coleman and Amy Kline. An 32 cu ft Geil Gas Reduction kiln will be loaded the first day of this workshop with all of our participants after your work has been dipped and spray glazed. Tom Coleman demonstrates his glaze techniques with the glazes he and Amy have decided we'll use for this workshop. More updated information will be sent to all of our participants 3 months before our workshop date.
Workshop Fee: $650.00
$325.00 is your 50% deposit to hold your place in Tom Coleman's Hands-on Glaze and Fire Workshop in Riverside, Ca. July 12-15th. The balance for this workshop of $325.00 is due during the week of the Workshop.
Bring to the Workshop: We encourage you to bring work created in any of the following Cone 10 Clay Bodies: Coleman Porcelain or Bmix. Only bisque fire this work to cone 010 (this is very important). Also bring any items you're used to having with you when you glaze.
Note: If you have a darker stoneware cone 10 clay body that's great, too! Bisque fire the darker stoneware bodies to only cone 06.
Day One (Tuesday July 12th): Arrive at 8:00 am with your bisque ware. Enjoy Coffee and Donuts brought in by Tom. Spray and dip- glaze demonstrations with Tom Coleman in the morning starting at 9:00 am. Participants spend the day glazing their work with Tom and Amy, then load the kiln with Tom throughout the day.
Day Two (Wednesday July 13th): Arrive at 8:00 am and go into reduction on the gas kiln with Tom. Tom will give throwing demonstrations while we all fire the kiln throughout the day. The kiln will shut down sometime toward the en of the day.
Day Three (Thursday July 14th): Arrive 8:00 am. The kiln is cooling during the day. Tom will continue to demonstrate on the wheel with throwing techniques and slip decorating.
Day Four (Friday July 15th): Arrive at 8:00 am for the studio clean up. More trimming demonstrations from Tom. The Kiln Opening and a Critique will follow.
Shipping Information: Have packing materials with you. If you have your own packing materials and label information, Amy will run your card and ship your work back to you from her location in Henderson, NV. This makes it easier for people to join us from different parts of the country. Be sure to email Amy for the address to ship your work to 2 months before our workshop date.
We look forward to working with you in July of 2022!! Tom's Workshops fill up quickly and we can only take a small number of people. We encourage you to register soon.