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Ceramic Whitewares Training

L8 - Glaze and Glaze Applications

July 2024 (date to be confirmed), Lucideon HQ, Staffordshire

This course will demonstrate the principles of basic types of: glazes, raw materials choices, compositions, preparation and firing applications.

The practical session will include how to prepare a glaze, setting a glaze to the required fluid properties, glaze application, and firing.

The course explains:

  • What is a glaze
  • Different types of glazes, component materials and compositions
  • Glaze preparation
  • Glaze control
  • Glaze application
  • Firing of glazes

At the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • The generic glaze types and how they are formulated
  • How to prepare a glaze batch
  • How to modify glaze slip properties
  • Glaze application, dipping and spraying
  • The firing process