Glaze Making 101


Glaze Making workshop 101 – Hands on: masks and goggles required.

Sunday, January 14th 10-1

Limited to 6 participants

Day 1: 10-1

Day 2: 1/2 -1 hour discussion – collect glaze samples, discuss and troubleshoot.

This  31/2 -hour  ( broken up across x 2 days – return to discuss glaze outcomes in a few weeks ) class is perfect for the absolute novice who desires to be less reliant on purchasing commercial glazes.

You will learn how to put a simple glaze recipe together.

By the end of the workshop you will have a basic understanding of what materials are necessary to formulate a reliable and versatile foundation glaze.

This Introduction to Glazing Workshop is a great start for the aspiring potter desiring a better understanding of the pitfalls of glazing.

Our 101 Workshop will deliver a starting point from where you will be able to formulate and produce your own glazes.

Availability: 6 in stock

SKU: GM101 Category:

Join us at StudioMade and ground yourself in the basics of glaze recipe making.

The following fundamentals will be covered:

Raw Materials and their Function in a Glaze.
Designing a Glaze and Recording Results.
How the get the best results from correct glazing applications.
The pitfalls associated with glazing and how to avoid them.
How to make your own glazes from recipes accessed from books and online.
The Three Elements Required in all Glazes.
Six colouring oxides.
Where to purchase glaze materials and chemicals.
The correct setup & equipment to buy and use.
Occupational Health and Safety procedures.

What’s included:

All raw materials and Firing of test tiles
All firing costs
Booklet of notes and references

Not included

Safety goggles and masks – please BYO or purchase on the day

Follow up discussion ( date to be arranged ) class to troubleshoot and collect test glaze tiles.


September 16th, 11-2, Sunday, January 14th 10-1

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