Creative Directions with John Britt - 1-DAY WORKSHOP: 16 spaces
Making Mid Range Glazes with John Britt Presented in partnership with FUSION and the Ottawa Guild of Potters October 21, 22 and 23rd at the Nepean Visual Arts Centre (NVAC) in Ottawa This workshop is open to all members of FUSION and/or the Ottawa Guild of Potters
Time & Location
Oct 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – Oct 23, 2022, 4:00 p.m.
Ottawa, 1701 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean, ON K2G 0C4, Canada
About The Event
This three day, in-person, hands-on Cone 6 glaze testing workshop is led by renowned potter and expert glaze master John Britt. It is aimed at intermediate to advanced potters and will have a relaxed atmosphere of fun and learning guided by the participants' questions and interest.
The workshop is designed to:
- Show participants how to test a base recipe and get various colours (colour blending) as well as strength of colours (progression tests).
- Discuss clays, slips, cones, kilns, firing dynamics and principles and how to apply those principles to various firing cycles.
- Learn how and why each type of glaze works and how you can achieve the best results.
- Learn how to adjust your glazes and find new ones.
Dates and location
Friday October 21: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday October 22: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday October 23: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Nepean Visual Arts Centre is located at Entrance 3, 1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Ottawa, ON. It is a City of Ottawa facility that is accessible and has free parking.
This workshop is open to all members of FUSION and/or the Ottawa Guild of Potters. Register for the 3-day workshop (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) or sign up for the just the Saturday talk.
3-DAY WORKSHOP: 25 spaces
Participants will work hands-on on Friday, preparing glaze tests, participate in the workshop and discussion on Saturday and will review and discuss glaze test results and next steps on Sunday with John.
COST: $425 plus HST (includes test tiles, glaze materials, coffee/tea and lunch on all 3 days)