Instructor: Tom Coleman
The Fine Line, in St.Charles, Illinois, is hosting a Geil Kilns 3-day workshop covering Coleman glazes, kiln firing and porcelain throwing techniques demonstrations. Topics will include glaze applications, spraying techniques, firing in a Geil Downdraft Kiln and use of kiln controllers as well as throwing demonstrations by Tom Coleman.
Day one includes: Discussion of glaze types (copper reds, celedons, and shinos), glaze application techniques and spray booth, basic combustion and firing theory and the kiln will be loaded. Day two includes: Firing/kiln theory, kiln operation and controllers, demonstration of techniques for throwing porcelain. Day three includes: Unloading the kiln, discussion and critique of glaze results.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn directly from Paul Geil and Tom Coleman. You have seen the pictures in the magazines, now come and learn how to get those copper red results you have been waiting for. Space is very limited – reserve your space now!
Location: Kavanagh Building Pottery Studio
Days: Thursday – Saturday: July 22 – 24, 2010; 9 AM – 4 PM
Member: $300; Non-Member: $325
For more information visit http://www.finelineca.org/classes/gawclasses.html#