I will be teaching more glaze courses in 2019. Learn about mixing glazes, colouring oxides, colour blends and glaze chemistry. 13-14 April 2019 Forest Row School of Ceramics, East Sussex. 16-17 March 2019 Burnt Earth studio, Forest Row, East Sussex 25-26 May 2019 Studio45 Dartington, Devon.
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Colouring oxides are added to glazes to produce colour. They dissolve in the glaze to produce transparent glazes with more depth than those made using commercial stains. I prefer to add only small amounts of colouring oxides to give pale, watery transparent glazes. The glaze recipes are in my book The Handbook of Glaze […]
I have been asked to teach several glaze courses in 2017. A new pottery school is opening in Forest Row in Sussex. I will be teaching glazes there 0n 17-19 February 2017. Contact Katrina Pechal on 0789 444 7938. You can visit the school when they open in December, courses start in January with tutors […]
My latest article, in Ceramics Monthly September 2016, explains the science behind colour. I am really interested in why things are coloured. When white light falls on certain objects, they absorb some colours of light and what we see are the remaining colours of light reflected from the object. Some objects, like trees and grass, […]
Recently I have noticed a beautiful pink-grey-mustard colour combination in art, prints, textiles and interior design. I have made a collection of porcelain bottles with the same colour combination. The bottle shapes are inspired by the still life paintings of Giorgio Morandi. The glazes are all made from raw materials in my studio. The […]