Smoke Firing – Introduction

Smoke Firing – Eggs and Milk | Shamai Gibsh

Smoke Firing – Eggs and Milk | Shamai Gibsh | שריפות עישון | שריפת חלב | יסודות | שמאי גיבש

Smoke Firing – Eggs and Milk | Shamai Gibsh | שריפות עישון | שריפת חלב | יסודות | שמאי גיבש

One meeting to experience alternative smoke firing.  The class will include a lecture on different smoke firing techniques – saggar, raku, naked raku and pit firing. We will decorate tiles with egg yolk and fire them.  This will be followed by a milk firing of work brought by the participants. (Instructions will be given to prepare work prior to the workshop)

Experience in hand building or wheel throwing required

Instructor:

Shamai Gibsh

Dates:

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

Cost

350   shekels for 1 meeting of 5 hours including materials and firing


Smoke Firing | Obvara | Shamai Gibsh

 Smoke firing | Obvara | Shamai Gibsh | שריפות עישון | שרפת אובווארה | יסודות | שמאי גיבש

Smoke firing | Obvara | Shamai Gibsh | שריפות עישון | שרפת אובווארה | יסודות | שמאי גיבש

A workshop to learn about alternative smoke firings.  The meeting will begin with theory of this field including saggar, smoke, raku, and obvara.  We will then fire the works using this ancient technique from 19th C Belarus with a contemporary twist that can be used for decorating ceramics. Participants will receive instructions on how to prepare pots for the firing

Experience in clay required

Instructor:

Shamai Gibsh

Dates:

thursday 10/5/18 from 13:30 - 18:30

Cost:

350 shekels for 1 meeting of 5 hours including materials and firings