Crystalline Glaze Workshop with Ian Childers - Santa Monica Studio

$350.00 Regular price
This is an introductory workshop for anyone interested in exploring cone 10 crystalline glazes. The workshop will cover glaze formulation, making and preparing pots for crystalline glazing, sanding and polishing finished pots, and acid etching glazes to make them pop. Each participant will be given two pieces of bisque ware to glaze, fire, and keep.  


Still Life Studio // Santa Monica

850 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

This is a two-day workshop meeting on:

Saturday, July 9th, 2022: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, July 10th, 2022: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Day One: Ian will begin with an introductory conversation about crystalline glazes. Each participant will be provided a handout with recipes and basic info. Glaze prepping will take place and participants will glaze provided bisque ware with the crystalline glazes. Ian will also demo throwing specific forms and lecture on throwing specifically for crystalline glaze firings.

Day Two: Additional throwing and trimming demos will take place, as well as discussing glaze catchers for the pots as well. The crystalline glaze firings from the previous day will be unloaded from the kiln. The rest of the day will be removing the glaze pedestals, sanding, finishing wares, and acid etching.

By enrolling in a class or workshop, you are acknowledging that you have read and understand the safety instructions and liability waiver.

There is a cancellation fee of $20 for all workshops. Cancellations made 4 or more days before the date of class will be refunded minus this fee. A 50% refund or 50% credit toward another class or workshop will be given for cancellations made fewer than 4 full days in advance. We cannot provide refunds or credits for cancellations or rescheduling requests made after the class starts.

Our classes are for adults. If you have a child under 18 interested in taking a class, please contact us before enrolling.

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