Raku and Smoke Firing – Advanced

Firing – Black and white with Naked Raku | Simcha Even Chen

שריפות עישון | ראקו עירום | שמחה אבן חן | Firing – Black and white with Naked Raku | Simha Even Chen

שריפות עישון | ראקו עירום | שמחה אבן חן | Firing – Black and white with Naked Raku | Simcha Even Chen

The workshop will focus on graphic design on pots that have been burnished with terra sigillata brought by the participants.  We will learn to plan and execute graphic design on the surface of pots with tapes, slips and glaze and then raku fire the pots including carbonizing the surface.

Experience in clay required

Instructor:

Simcha Even Chen

Dates and times:

Thursday 11/1/18 and 18/1/18 from 13:30 - 17:30

Friday 19/1/18 from 9:00 - 13:00

Cost:

950 shekels for 3 meetings of 4 hours including materials and firings


Smoke firing | Naked Raku with color | Simcha Even Chen

שריפות עישון  | ראקו עירום בצבע | שמחה אבן חן | Smoke firing | Naked Raku with color | Simcha Even Chen

שריפות עישון | ראקו עירום בצבע | שמחה אבן חן | Smoke firing | Naked Raku with color | Simcha Even Chen

A follow on workshop for naked raku to prepare terra sigillata in various colors. Participants will learn options for colored surfaces on burnished pots before bisque firing and the importance of the color selected.  Following the bisque firing we will prepare the pots for naked raku.

For graduates of the introductory course; experience in clay required

Dates and times:

Thursday 26/4/18 and 3/5/18 from 13:30 - 17:30 

Friday 4/5/18 from 9:00 - 13:00

Cost:

950 shekels for 3 meetings of 4 hours including materials and firings