Monday, March 15, 2010

John Britt's Workshop Schedule 2010


  • NCECA 2010, 44th Annual Conference

Theme : Independence

March 31 – April 3, 2010
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Panel: Ceramic Technology-Material Issues
Jonathan Kaplan [m], John Britt, Angela Fina, Jeff Zamek
April 2, 2010
Friday 10:00 – 11:30 p.m.

  • GLAZE TALK

    April 17, 2010
    10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
www.kentuckymudworks.com
825 National Avenue
Lexington, KY 40502-1433
(859) 389-9681

  • REDUCTION FIRING WORKSHOP

Understanding Firing and Cone 10 Reduction

Weekend Firing of Shino, Celadon and Copper Red Glazes
April 30 – May 2, 2010

John Britt’s Studio

Friday 6:30 p.m – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$220.00 includes recipe handout (PLUS $30.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE) $250.00 Total
John Britt Pottery Studio
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020

  • Basic Glaze Chemistry and Raw Materials

May 10 – 14, 2010

Learn basic glaze chemistry of clay bodies and glazes

Covering low, medium and high-fire glazes:
This course in basic ceramic chemistry is designed for potters who want to become better acquainted with the materials used in ceramics, their origins and uses in high-fire, mid-range and low fire glazes. We will briefly cover oxides and their sources, the Seger Unity Molecular formula, and will mix and test glaze recipes on test tiles. Some experience with ceramics is preferred.

John Britt’s Studio

Daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$450.00 includes glaze notebook (PLUS $50.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE) $500.00 Total
John Britt Pottery Studio
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020

  • Cone 6 Reduction Firing/ Basic Glaze Chemistry and Raw Materials

May 24 – 28, 2010
Learn basic glaze chemistry of clay bodies and glazes

Focusing on Cone 6 (mid-range) Reduction firing and glazes

This course in basic ceramic chemistry is designed for potters who want to become better acquainted with the materials used in ceramics, their origins and uses in mid-range glazes. We will briefly cover oxides and their sources, the Seger Unity Molecular formula, and will mix and test cone 6 glaze reduction and oxidation recipes on test tiles. Some experience with ceramics is preferred.

John Britt’s Studio

Daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$450.00 includes glaze notebook (PLUS $50.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE) $500.00 Total
John Britt Pottery Studio
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020

  • Basic Ceramic Raw Materials and Glaze Chemistry

June 7 – 11, 2010

Sierra Nevada College

This course in basic ceramic chemistry is designed for potters who want to become better acquainted with the materials used in ceramics, their origins and uses in high-fire, mid-range and low fire glazes. We will briefly cover oxides and their sources, the Seger Unity Molecular formula, and will mix and test glaze recipes on test tiles. Some experience with ceramics is preferred.
For more information:
Sheri Leigh O’Connor, Workshops Director
999 Tahoe Blvd.
Incline Village, NV 89451
775.881.7588
sleigh@sierranevada.edu

  • Cone 6 Reduction Firing

June 21 -25, 2010

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences

120 Long Beach Blvd
Loveladies, New Jersey 08008Blvd

http://www.lbifoundation.org/contact.asp


  • Explorations in Ceramic Glazes

July 5 -16, 2010

The Metchosin International Summer
School of the Arts

Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific
650 Pearson College Drive
Victoria, BC, Canada V9C 4H7
Phone: (250) 391-2420 – Toll Free in Canada 1-800-667-3122
Fax: (250) 391-2412 – email: missa@pearsoncollege.ca


  • Oil Spot Firing Workshop

July 30- August 1, 2010
Understanding Firing and cone 10 Oxidation

Weekend Firing of Oil Spot Glazes

Friday 6:30 p.m – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
$220.00 includes recipe handout (PLUS $30.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE) $250.00 Total
John Britt Pottery Studio
154 Sparks Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-467-5020
  • Glazing Techniques

     August 9 – 13, 2010

     Learn  glazing techniques including, pouring, brushing, spraying, dipping, stencils,          
     overlapping, latex, was resist, multi-firing, decals, china paints, sandblasting, etc.

     John Britt’s Studio
     Daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    $450.00 includes glaze notebook (PLUS $50.00 FIRING AND MATERIALS FEE
          $500.00    Total

     John Britt Pottery Studio
     154 Sparks Road
     Bakersville, NC 28705
     828-467-5020


  • Basic Ceramic Raw Materials and Glaze Chemistry

August 22 – 28, 2010

Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts

This course in basic ceramic chemistry is designed for potters who want to become better acquainted with the materials used in ceramics, their origins and uses in high-fire, mid-range and low fire glazes. We will briefly cover oxides and their sources, the Seger Unity Molecular formula, and will mix and test glaze recipes on test tiles. Some experience with ceramics is preferred.
Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts
556 Parkway
PO Box 567
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Ph. 865-436-5860
Other workshops are in the planning stages. If you have a workshop idea or would like a private workshop, either at your venue or at my studio, please contact me to schedule it. 828-467-5020
I do workshops on cone 6 reduction firing, low, mid-range and high fire glazes, throwing, kiln building, firing, reed handles, and digital photography.

1 comment:

Acácia said...

John Britt, you have a fantastic job. Someday I hope to have glaze´s classes with you. Your book help me a lot. Thank you! Acácia from SP - Brazil.